Any Judge or judicial official found guilty of corruption will go- Borno CJ
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
The Borno state Chief Judge, Justice Kashim Zannah has threatens to sack any judge or juciary official caught indulging in corrupt practices in discharging his or her duties..
Justice Zannahi handed the warning while delivering his address at the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Maiduguri and Biu Branches Town Hall meeting held at the Conference Hall of the Musa Usman Secretariat, Maiduguri on Wednesday said ” if you are found in corrupti practices and it is established, we are not going to demote or transfer you, we wilk send you parking”.
” Transferring a corrupt judge or judiciary official, it means you are transferring corruption to another place,or local government.. Establishing corrupt cases is fundamental in order not to jail an innocent person “, he added
The CJ said ” I call on you to report any corrupt judge or judicial officer to my office and the public complain committee and earn established . Once he is caught and it was established , we will send him/she packing “.
He said “. Corruption never die, fighting corruption is continues war and never like battle, you have fight it continuously until its ends. So we have to collectively fight corruption, because corruption will definately fight back through tribalisms, religion, region and communities”
In his skipe presentation, Dr Aminu Gamawa classified corruption as educational corruption, political party corruption, electoral corruption, health corruption, judiciary corruption, Anti corruption corruption, humanitarian corruption , media corruption among others.
” in fighting corruption we have to involve our malls, families, communities,and all other stakeholders and not only at the federal, state, or local government, levels, as well as community and private sector”, he added.
In his remarks,, the Borno state Attorney General and commissioner for Justice. Barrister KakaShehu Lawan commended the the Maiduguri and Biu beaches of NBA for organising the Town Hall meeting which is not only apt and timely but will go.in a long way in.addressing corruption in the state and the country at large.
Justice Kakashehu who was represented by the Acting Permanent secretary of the ministry, Barrister Abdullahi Izghe said ” I call on the participants of this all important town Hall meeting to put into use the knowledge discussed at the end of deliberations.
Also sparking. The NBA chairman Maiduguri branch. Barrister Mohammed Umar said ” today Town Hall meeting with a theme ” towards tackling corruotion in Borno state; prospects and challenges” is an important day in our noble procession and its shows our strength and commitment in fighting corruption “.
He said ” any member of the NBA who is found wanting in any corrupt practices will be shown out of the noble profession, as also shown by our Chief Judge “.
” we have to fight corruption before corruption fight or kill us . we are here to fisvuss on better ways to.fight corruption “, he added.
While welcoming the participants, the chairman local.organising committee, Babakura Alhaji said ” the Town Hall meeting was organised to bring heads together to chat a course for a cortupt free society.
Covid -19; Borno Electoral Commission Suspends LG Elections indefinitely
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
Covid -19 ; IBDFM suspends MCPD, Inductions, investitures
COVID-19: IBDFM Suspends MCPD, Inductions, Investitures
The Periscope reporter
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.
Boko Haram ; Borno Governor Convenes Strategic Security Meeting With Borno’s retired Generals, Police, DSS Paramilitary Officers
Boko Haram; Borno Governor convenes strategic security meeting with Borno’s retired generals, police,SSS, paramilitary officers
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
Charting a lasting solutions to the lingering solution to the Boko Haram insurgency, Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum of Borno state , is to cinvene a strategic security meeting retired Generals in the Nigerian Army and tjeir counter parts in the air force and navy, as well as retired senior officers of the Police, the state security service and the paramilitary, of Borno extraction to With a view to find means of fast tracing lasting peace and rebuilding of the state.
Governor Zulum, announced this on Sunday when he hosted the first, in a series of subsequent consultative meetings, with Borno citizens working at different federal establishments within the FCT, as well as other stakeholders. The Governor was particular about citizens who held operational positions in security.
The meeting which held at the banquet hall of Kanem suits in Abuja, explored ways Borno citizens in the ranks of chief executives, permanent secretaries, directors and deputy directors at federal ministries, departments and agencies could contribute to addressing challenges of security, recovery and development of their home state.
The Governor’s invitation to retired senior security personnels,, according to a statement issued by his spokesman was in response to comment by a retired Brigadier General from Borno state, who at the meeting, offered to contribute with strategies that could help the government in the ongoing fight against Boko Haram.
“The givernor said he hopes to meet the retired senior security officers as soon as the meeting can take place, at a suitable location”, Gusau said .
Beside the issue of security, the statement further said Governor Zulum challenged all participants to make contributions through other means that can help the state and its citizens on different areas of development.
“All of us coming together in trying to rebuild our state will not be something new. Our forefathers did the same thing in bringing back what is now Borno state, after turbulent times. They fought to rebuild communities. We need to be united. Lets forget about 2023 and unite for Borno’s sake. Each of us should see how he or she can contribute to our search for peace, to resettling our brothers and sisters that ate internally displaced, to education, healthcare, jobs creating and generally our economic recovery and development ” Malam Isa Gusau quoted Governor Zulum.
In response to the Governor’s passionate call,participants took turns to make insightful suggestions and to highlight existing and potential opportunities in the federal establishments they work and how Borno can maximize some benefits.
“At the end, the meeting created thematic working groups through which participants were requested to choose the areas they can best contribute, taking into account their areas of specialization and positions they currently occupy that can accelerate the development of Borno state and its people.”, the statement further e see
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