2019: BUHARI ENDORSES SEN SHEHU SANI FOR SENATE
Daily Hint 2/8/2018
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Ward 6, Tudun Wada in Kaduna on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed Senator Shehu Sani for the 2019 general polls.
The ward described the alleged suspension of the out-spoken Senator, who represents Kaduna Central senatorial district from the party, as a political gimmick.
A statement from the Chairman of APC Ward 6, Abbas Muhammad Anni, said, “The attention of the substantive APC Executives in Ward Six (6) Tudun Wada has been drawn to the new political gimmick issued by some stooges purporting to be reaffirming the so-called suspension of Senator Shehu Sani from the All Progressive Congress (APC).
“We are very much aware that this recent act of calumny and intimidation was sequel to President Muhammadu Buhari’s endorsement of Senator Shehu Sani candidacy for 2019 to the consternation of the ambitious aspirant in Kaduna State Government who engineered this purported suspension.
“This recent purported suspension is clearly part of the desperation of the ambitious demigod of Kaduna politics and his stooges to orchestrate confusion that would lead to the disrepute of the party and cause damage to its electoral fortunes in 2019.
“We are equally calling on both the National and State leadership of our great party to caution these saboteurs in accordance with the extant laws as enshrined in our Party’s Constitution,” the statement added.
The ward chairman noted, “Ordinarily, we would not have dignified these brainless characters with a response because it is common knowledge that the elephant footprint obliterates that of the camel. However, it becomes imperative to dispel this facade based on the request made by our teeming supporters across the Senatorial District.
“In this regard, the members of APC in Ward Six (6) and the general public are hereby notified to ignore in strong terms such blackmail and intimidation in the name of ‘suspension’ as it is completely with neither basis nor authority.
“Conversely, we wish to affirm our unflinching support and solidarity to Senator Shehu Sani for continuity in the forthcoming elections in 2019. For over three years that the senator has been in the Nigerian Senate.
“He has and still performing outstandingly in legislation and oversight function which has endeared him to the Nigerian public”, the statement said.
May Day, NLC in Borno seeks for implementation of N30, 000 to LG workers
May Day, NLC in Borno seeks for implementation of N30,000 to LG workers
By Madu Mohammed Maiduguri
The chairman, Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), the Borno state chapter, Comrade Bulama Abiso has appealed to the State government to implement the N30, 000 National minimum wage to the local government staff and their local education Authority counterparts.
The NLC chairman, while speaking at the 2021 May Day celebration held at the Labour House, Maiduguri on Saturday said “the Labour sincerely wishes to appeal to the state government to consider implementing the N30,000 minimum wage benefit to our members at both the Local Government and the Local Education Authority, this we believed will boost their moral end productivity towards service delivery.”
“Equally worrisome is the implementation of committee on LGA/LEA report which resulted on many genuinely workers and teachers without salary over 9 months . This we believed will aggravate the already dwindling security situation. . We call and appeal for immediate reinstatement of those whose cases were found to be genuine cases”, Comrade Abiso added..
The Labour also appealed to Governor Babagana Zulum to approved the implementation of yearly increment and promotion benefit adding that promotion is never a privilege but right, as such every worker is entitle to be promoted once he or she meet the criteria.
Also speaking Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state said the state government has expended the sum of N12 billion on the payment of gratuity of both state and local government workers in addition to the complete renovation of State secretariat to provide conducive e environment to workers
The governor represented by the state Head of Service, Barrister Simon Malgwi said ” the Borno state government has been paying workers salary as at when due . I call on the civil servant to key into the government’s 25 year Development Plan and 10 year strategic plan for the transformation of the state “
He assured that the government will strike to maintain the good working relationship between it and the Labour with a view to move the state forward
He also assured that the government was working hard to address all the issues raised by the Labour in the state, as already a committee of the local government staff verification were reviewing their report with a view to address the abnormalities
Government is reviewing your plight, Borno NLC assures over 6,000 sack LG workers
Government is reviewing your plight Borno NLC assures over 6,000 sack LG workers
By Madu Mohammed Maiduguri
The Chairman, Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Borno state chapter, Comrade Bulama Abiso has assured over 6 thousand workers affected by the verification exercise by the committee on local government workers verification that their issues are been looked into,.
While speaking in an interview with newsmen in Maiduguri recently, the Chairman, NLC Borno state chapter, Comrade Bulama Abiso said ” we had a meeting with His Excellency, and he directed the committee that did the work to review its position to see that justice is done to all. Already Abadam Askira/Uba, and Bama have appeared before the the committee and their issues were looked into”
” Over 6,000 were affected, they have not been paid their salaries for the last four months. They were not sack, As a civil servant can only be sack with letter of disengagement as they were engaged with letter of appointment”, he added.
He said ” those that were affected were due to some issues resulting from the implementation error . They will be paid their arrears when resolved. Those that have problem, government should be bold enough to write them letter and give reason for their disengagement “.
- Some were having issues of one year statement of account , now they were asked to produce it again. . But as far as we’re concern nobody is sacked” he further stressed.
Gov. Buni Demands Quick Response To Security Situation in Yobe State
GOV. BUNI DEMANDS QUICK RESPONSE TO SECURITY SITUATION IN YOBE STATE
By Daily Hint, Damaturu
His excellency, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, the executive Governor of Yobe State, insist the security situation in the state generally needed quick response and reassessment.
Buni made his position known during an emergency security meeting in Damaturu.
We thanked God for the relative peace we now enjoy in most parts of the state.
However, the sad events in Geidam calls for quick response and reassessment of the security situation in our respective communities and the state generally, he added.
The governor condemned the recent Boko Haram attack on Geidam town.
He described the resurgence of Boko Haram attacks on Geidam in which some lives were lost with men, women, children, young and old forced out of their homes as sad.
Buni said the displacement of the victims in this holy month of Ramadan, was condemnable, crude and grossly inhumane.
He said that the meeting concentrated on strategic engagement of critical stakeholders to discuss issues of security as they affected individual communities and the state at large.
He noted that a special security plan was mapped out to fight insurgency in Geidam because of its geographical location, sitting close to the Lake Chad basin.
Buni also noted that Geidam was bordering Niger Republic and Damasak in Borno, one of the areas heavily infiltrated by Boko Haram insurgents.
I am pleased to state that far reaching decisions were made at the meeting with the Chief of Defence Staff especially, on reinforcement of personnel and improved strategy to effectively combat the attacks, He Said.
The governor enjoined the people to volunteer credible and timely information to the security agencies to enhance proactive actions being taken in curbing the menace of the terrorists.
We must expose every bad egg in our communities even if they are our relations, including our biological children.
It is our responsibility to report suspicious movements in or near our communities.
We cannot keep blaming government and security agencies while people hoard valuable information.”, Buni stressed.
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