Kogi East Forum Of APC Campaign DGs Visit Edward Onoja
Idris Ahmed, Lokoja
Forum of Kogi East Director Generals of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign for the November 16 2019 Kogi gubernatorial election, on Thursday, paid a courtesy visit to the Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Chief Edward David Onoja.
The Chairman of the group, Hon. Usman Ochidi the DG Campaign, Dekina Local Government Area said the group was on a congratulatory visit for the victories recorded by the GYB/CEDO mandate in the elections.
Speaking on behalf of the group, Hon. Haruna Musa Idoko, the Deputy DG of APC Campaign Council for Kogi East in the last election further stated that the level of compactness and cohesion of the APC structure within the entire state is very remarkable. He used the opportunity to seek robust engagement with the office of the Deputy Governor in order for the structure that delivered the GYB/CEDO mandate to be further strengthened.
The Deputy Governor, Chief Edward David Onoja, thanked the forum for coming and also highlighted their various contributions to ensuring the APC as a party delivered in accordance with the stipulated benchmarks.
He also counseled that lessons should be learnt in areas that huge lapses were recorded in the process. He advised the group to stay focused on the tripod of truth, objectivity and sacrifice.
Tanker Explosion: Ex- Gov Bello Aide On Students Matters Omonu Joshua Commiserates With Govt., Students, Families Of Accident Victims
The immediate past Senior Special Assistant on Students Matters to Governor Yahaya Bello, has joined his voice with that of other sympathisers to commiserate with the families of the students, Felele community who were killed during a Tanker explosion which occurred at early hours on Wednesday in Lokoja, the state capital.
Joshua in a statement he personally signed and made available to News men prayed for eternal rest of those that died in the incident and fortitude to bear the loss on part of their families as well as quick recovery for the injured.
He equally condoled the government and people of Kogi State where he hail the prompt response of the government to the scene.
Kogi Inferno: Gov Obaseki Condoles With Kogi Govt, People And Wish Them Fortitude To Bear The Loss
The newly returned Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has condoled with the government and people of Kogi State, over the tanker explosion which claimed many lives.
In the condolence message issued in Benin City, the state capital on Thursday, Obaseki said: “I condole with the government and people of Kogi State over the tanker explosion that claimed several lives.
“The explosion is an urgent reminder of the need to prioritize road and rail infrastructure development in Nigeria.”
The governor added: “Our hearts go out to families that lost persons and wish them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”
Just In: Another Gas Explosion Hits Lagos
A gas explosion is currently rocking one area at Iju Ishaga, Lagos State.
According to reports gathered, many of the people who involved in the incident were injured.
The Punch reports that buildings around the scene of the explosion suffered a partial collapse. As of the time of filing this report, the details of the gas explosion were sketchy An eyewitness, Ikechukwu, said, “We just heard a loud sound around 03.30 pm and we suddenly began to see smoke.
The explosion is massive and we are not sure of the casualties but many people are injured.
The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident.
He disclosed that emergency fighters have arrived at the scene of the incident. “LASEMA Response Team is at Cele Bus Stop, Iju Ishaga.
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