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DG NYSC pays thank you visit to Borno

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DG NYSC pays thank you visit to Borno

By Yakubu Uba Yola 28/6/2019

The Director General NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has expressed gratitude to the nation’s security architecture for protecting lives and property of Corps members at all times and in all places.

Interacting with heads of army formations and other security agencies while on a two-day working visit to Maiduguri the Borno state capital recently, the Director General said that words are not enough to commend the gallant men and women for the selfless sacrifices they have been making in ensuring that the country remains peaceful.

Brigadier General Ibrahim said that the visit which came shortly after Corps member Uwani Halima Umar was rescued from unknown gunmen that abducted her some months ago was in recognition of the good work Nigerian officers and men have been doing in the face of numerous daunting security challenges.

He encouraged them never to be weighed down by the enormity of the task ahead, but sustain the tempo, expressing optimism that the story will soon change to song of victory.

In their separate reactions, the Theatre Comm- ander of Lafiya Dole, Major General Benson Akinroluyo, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ndatsu Aliyu and the Director, State Security Service, Alhaji Murtala Mamman unanimously stated their resolve to give no breathing space to criminals until total sanity returns to every part of the state.

To have his mission in the state completed, the Director General went to the home of the rescued Corps member, where he sympathized with her and her entire family.

The NYSC Chief Executive Officer used the visit to mert with the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Yusuf Tukur Buratai, who was also in Maiduguri on some official engagements at the same time.

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Gov. Buni Commiserates With Victims of Gujba Attack

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Gov. Buni commiserates with victims of Gujba attack

By Chullu Modu, Damaturu

Yobe state Governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has commiserated with the families of the victims of the Gujba attack.

The Governor described the victims as heroes who laid their lives in defence of their country.

“The government and people of Yobe state commiserate with the families of the brave securitymen who lost their lives in the attack.

“The sacrifice made by these brave heroes shall never be in vain” assured.

” Government will not be deterred by such attacks from executing programmes and policies in the interest of the people of the state” he said.

The governor assured his administration’s commitment to always work together with security agencies to safeguard lives and property of the citizenry.

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Gov. Buni Commiserates With Emir Of Fika Over Fire Outburst

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Gov. Buni commiserates with Emir of Fika over Fire Outburst

His Excellency, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, The Executive Governor of Yobe state, has on Monday commiserated with the Emir of Fika and Chairman Yobe state Council of chiefs, Alh. Muhammadu Abbali ibn Muhammadu Idrisa, over unfortunate fire incident at the Palace.

Governor Buni described the fire inferno that consumed a chamber at the Palace as a great loss to the emir, the Emirate and the state.

“l am deeply saddened by the sad news of the fire incident today at the palace of His Highness, the Emir of Fika.

“However, we are all consoled and give thanks to Almighty Allah that no life was lost nor injuries recorded” he said.

The governor asked the Emir to have faith that this was destined to happen at this moment and prayed that it never happen again.

Governor Buni also prayed to God to replenish assets lost to the fire outburst

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Democracy Day: Borno NUJ Applaud Governor Zulum For Executing 556 Projects in 741 Days

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Democracy Day: Borno NUJ applauds Governor Zulum for executing 556 projects in 741 days

By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri

The Borno state chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ had applauded the Borno State Government under the leadership of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum for executing 556 projects within 741 days in office.

The NUJ in a statement jointly signed by its chairman Bulama Talba and it’s Secretary, Mohammed Ibrahim said ‘”indeed this feat has no doubt justified the NUJ award in 2019 conferred on Governor Zulum as the Most Promising First Time Governor in the Country as well as other awards and recognitions within and outside Borno State due to the numerous peoples oriented projects on the ground.”

“As the Government and citizens celebrate democracy day the Union salutes their courage and resilience as well as never dying spirit which has gradually contributed to the restoration of peace in more communities with sustained programmes and prayers that should be further complemented with useful information to security operatives whom we expect to deal a final blow to end the insurgency bedevilling our dear state, the union stated.

The NUJ said “we appeal to the State Government to see reason to improve the processes of resettlement of IDPs to their original communities as well as the review the cases of local government civil servants affected by the ongoing verification by re-engaging them.”

The statement further said “We remind the public to be rest assured that all of the working journalists in Borno State remain ever dedicated to continuously push our pen to promote the interests and image of the State towards the full revival of its glory by the will of the Almighty Allah, Happy democracy day.’,

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