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Gov. Yahaya Bello Promise to deliver Kogi for Buhari

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Gov. Yahaya Bello Promise to Deliver Kogi for Buhari.

By Haruna Yusuf Abuja 17/12/2018

The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has promised that he will deliver Kogi State for President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressive Congress (APC) during the forthcoming general election.

The governor made the promised at the weekend in Anyigba Kogi east during the flagging off of the APC presidential campaign in the state.

Governor Bello who was represented by the Chief of Staff who is also the party’s Campaign Director General, Edward Onoja at the rally said four years was not enough for the president to move the country forward.

He stressed that president Buhari need another four years to consolidate on his promises to the next level for the people of Nigeria stressing that next year’s Presidential election was between progress and retrogression.

He noted that the President has made concerted efforts since his election in 2015 to take the country out of the problems the PDP had put it with their widespread corruption and nepotism, and urged the people of Kogi East and the State to reject them and all their candidates.

The DG therefore asked the people to be wiser and support a candidate like Buhari who runs a pro-masses government with several Social Interventions Programmes such as the N-Power, TraderMoni, MarketMoni, School Feeding, Conditional Cash Transfer, among other interventions aimed at assisting the poor across the country in addition to infrastructure development.

Onoja warned that any mistakes to allow the opposition back to power was an invitation for the return of brigandage, insecurity, corruption, among other ills that have taken the country backwards among comity of nations.

On the achievement of APC in the state, he said the present administration has brought tremendous development to all parts of the state, particularly in Kogi east adding that various road, water and electrification projects have been completed and those while works are still ongoing in other various parts of Kogi East.

He said that the area is enjoying infrastructural facelift beyond what it has ever witnessed since the state’s creation despite having produced Kogi State Governors for twenty years out of the twenty-eight years of the state’s existence.

The DG also lauded the efforts of the party’s senatorial candidate, Alhaji Jibrin Isah Echocho, who he described as a real humanitarian that has passion for his faith and love for humanity.

The Chief of Staff stated that Echcho used his office as a senior staff in the banking sector to empower several youths across Kogi East and beyond, hence the decision to give him the opportunity to represent the people in the Senate and bring to an end the horror Kogi East is being served currently at the National Assembly.

Also speaking, candidates of the party for National and State Assembly seats from the area all called on the electorate to give the party maximum support and promised not to disappoint them if given the mandate.

Highlight of the occasion was cultural display by various cultural groups from all parts of Igalaland, stage performances by some musical artists from the area among others. tremendous development to all parts of the state, particularly Igalaland.

He mentioned the various road, water and electrification projects completed and those that are ongoing in various parts of Kogi East, adding that the area is enjoying infrastructural facelift beyond what it has ever witnessed since the state’s creation despite having produced Kogi State Governors for twenty years out of the twenty-eight years of the state’s existence.

The DG also lauded the efforts of the party’s senatorial candidate, Alhaji Jibrin Isah Echocho, who he described as a real humanitarian that has passion for his faith and love for humanity.

Onoja stated that Echcho used his office as a senior staff in the banking sector to empower

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Gov. Zulum seeks forgiveness of Borno residents for his shortcomings, outbursts.

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Gov. Zulum seeks forgiveness of Borno residents for his shortcomings, outbursts.

By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri

The Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum has asked for the forgiveness of his outburst while reactiing to some challenges facing the state, since he assumed office as Governor of the state.

It could be recalled that the governor have been reacting with outburst while trying to find solutions to problems such extortion at the checkpoints, hoarding of petroleum among other issues.

Gov. Zulum in a State broadcast at Government House, Maiduguri, yesterday said: “ I acknowledge with thanks those well spirited individuals
who spoke of my occasional outburst and other shortcomings in good faith.

While I hold no grudges against anyone, I sincerely seek your forgiveness for the shortcomings outburst action and inactions before during the global COVID-19 crisis.” the governor added.

He said “I have remained focused since my assumption of office on May 29, 2019 solemn pledge to ensure peace and security in the state. This is as well to reposition the state on the path of development.”

The task envisaged is herculean and enormous requiring sacrifices,
commitment and resilience.
“We’re making frantic efforts to resettle Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and provide mechanism for their independent means of livelihoods.” he further explained.

I ensured that all good advises heeded to e i wil try to accept . I hold no grudge against anyone, I sincerely seek
your forgiveness for the shortcomings to ensure good governance and better quality of life for our people.,” governor Zulun.said.

He said the state government is a principally people-oriented with

broad based participation.

“lHe said our doors a open for consultations and worthwhile advises to take our state to the next level,” he said, while thanking everybody for the
concern shown for his life personally.
According to him, we will do all it takes to ensure better quality of
life to the people and prosperity of state.

 

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Covid -19; Borno Electoral Commission Suspends LG Elections indefinitely

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Corona Virus: Borno electoral commission suspends LG elections indefinitely

By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri

The Borno State Independent Electoral Commission, (BOSIEC) has suspended the proposed Local Government Elections 2020 till further notice, as a result of the banned on public gathering inline with the federal government directives in its efforts to curb the spread of the Corona virus.

The chairman of the commission, Alhaji Abdu Usman while briefing journalists at the headquarters of the BOSIEC Maiduguri on Wednesday, said ” taking note of the advised of the Federal and state government committees on the control of the Corona Virus and the banned on gathering which involves more than 50 people, the commission has hereby indefinitely suspend the proposed local government election 2020″

He said ” the BOSIEC had on the 9th of Match 2020 issued a notice of Election into the 27 local government councils in Borno state. The notice of the election started on the 10th of March,2020 to 13th June, 2020  which is shefuled dates of the preparations and elections into the local councils of the state”.

“Taking into cognisance of the fact that the next activty in the tine table which is primaries elections of the political parties involves large gathering, whuch will go against the directive on the pendermic corona virus, the commission has decided to suspend all the remaining sctivitues n the time table indefinayrly inline with section 26 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended). The rescheduled time table will be released as soon as the situation is brought under control”, he added.

The chairman said ” so far the commission has roll out the election time table, met with the political parties, what remains is the primary elections of the political parties which is scheduled to take place between 8th April, 2020 to 15th Aptil 2020. But however, all activities relating to the election is hereby suspended till further notice”.

While regretting the inconvenience the postponement would cause all political parties in the state and the general public, Alhaji Usman said “the commission wishes to appreciate the cooperation and support of all stakeholders and good people of Borno state

 

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Covid -19 ; IBDFM suspends MCPD, Inductions, investitures

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COVID-19: IBDFM Suspends MCPD, Inductions, Investitures

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The Governing Council of the Institute of Business Diplomacy and Financial Management IBDFM Tuesday, announced the indefinite suspension of the Institute’s programmes.

In a press release issued by the Institute’s Registrar and Secretary of Council Mr. Sukana Danjuma Tusha, the suspension of the programmes was to mitigate the risk of Corona Virus Diseases; COVID-19 global pandemic.

“The 26th and 27th MCPD Programmes, Inductions and Investitures of Fellowship earlier scheduled for 28th March and 4th April 2020 at FCT- Abuja and Gombe state respectively, stand postponed.

“Meanwhile, the President and Chairman of Council of the Institute, Prof A.A. Aminu has advised all members of the Institute to adhere strictly to the health and safety tips laid down by medical and health professionals on social distancing, respiratory hygiene (when sneezing or coughing) and regular washing of hands with soap and clean water as well as applying alcohol-based hand sanitizers.

“Aminu further advised the members to report any suspected case of Coronavirus to Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) whose mandate is to prevent, detect and respond to threats of infectious diseases across the country.

“Members can contact the NCDC through their connect centre as follows:

Toll Free Number: 08009000010
WhatsApp: +234 (0) 7087110839
SMS Number: +234 (0) 809555577
Call: +234 (0) 7036708970

“While regretting any inconvenience this decision might cause our esteemed members across the country, be assured that it was taken in the overall safety and well-being of the entire members of the Institute,” the registrar said.

The registrar has assured that the resumption of all the programmes of the Institute would be announced as soon as the Coronavirus would have been contained.

 

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