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Kogi Set For LG Election As All LGAs Administrators Tenure Ends

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By Yahaya Idris, Lokoja

Following the constitution of the State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC) and the expiration of the tenure of Administrative Team of the 21 Local Government Areas of the State, the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has approved the dissolution of the Administrative Team.

A statement signed by Onogwu Mohammed the Chief Secretary to Governor Yahaya Bello directed the Administrators and their teams to handover the reign of power to the Directors of Local Government (DLG) in their respective Local Government Areas from 4th of March, 2020.

The relief of the council administrators and their team was inline with the preparations of the state government to conduct free, fair and credible elections at the local government levels .
Planned to be conducted soon.

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The Governor appreciated them for their profound contributions to the development of their respective councils and the state at large while wishing them well in their future endeavour.

When contacted on the the development, Kogi local government Administrator, Barr. Mohammed Tanko Musa, thanked Alhaji Yahaya Bello for the opportunity granted him to muster and mobilise the local government . and people of the state through the local administrators to pursue the new direction administration agenda that has led to Peaceful coexistence of the area and the state

“We from Kogi local local government are eternally comitted to ensure peaceful coexistence of the people of of the area.” Tanko stated

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FCTA, NAPTIP Sign MoU On Women Rehabilitation Centre In FCT.  

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The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), and National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Person (NAPTIP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the management of FCT Women Rehabilitation Centre located at Sabo-Lugbe in Abuja Municipal Area Council of the territory.

A presss statement signed by SA, Media Austine Elemue said the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, who presided over the signing of the MoU called on both parties to respect the terms and conditions spelt out in the document, just as she revealed that the centre would be managed by NAPTIP for a period of two years.

The Minister commended the Director General of NAPTIP, Dame Julie Okah-Donli, for her doggedness in the battle against trafficking in person, also called for collaboration and synergy between relevant agencies in the fight against human trafficking in Nigeria.

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“I want to appreciate our sister, the Director General of NAPTIP, who is always there for the plight of the vulnerable women and youths, and anything against their fundamental human rights. She goes out of her comfort zone to ensure that none is maligned in the society. And today’s event has demonstrated her zeal to go out of her ways to look for more decent accommodation for our vulnerable women.

“These are all the giant strides of a leader and we appreciate you and your team. Hopefully and sincerely, under this period of two years, all that is written here is legally binding on both parties. And as the custodial of state charged with the responsibility to oversee the signing of this document, I sincerely hope that today will mark the beginning of many beautiful things to come”, the minister affirmed.

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Aliyu also called on the management of NAPTIP to ensure that the facility becomes a point to reckon with in the management of vulnerable women and youth, while praying that the facility would provides the needed shelter to all those in need.

Speaking earlier, the Director General of NAPTIP, Dame Julie Okah-Donli, commended the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello and FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, for their support in matters relating to trafficking in person and other related offences.

She, however, assured the FCT Administration that the collaboration between the two parties would yield positive results, stressing that the centre would be a beckon of women rehabilitation and empowerment.

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According to her; “You have been very supportive to our agency. I want to assure you of this existing synergy and collaboration between my agency and FCTA, is going to be bigger and better and we are not going to take it for granted.

“I also want to thank you for giving us the opportunity of getting to this stage of signing an MoU. Thank you for giving us a facility where women will be rehabilitated and empowered, where children of victims of trafficking, victims of sexual and gender based violence will be empowered and rehabilitated.

Thank you so much because it is going to be a joint collaboration between FCTA and NAPTIP. I can assure you that we are going to make good use of the facility”.

 

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Attah’s Death: Shuaibu Abubakar Audu’s Foundation Pays Condolence Visit To Late Attah’s Family In Idah.

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By Yahaya Idris, Idah.

The Shuaibu Abubakar Audu’s Foundation (SAAF), has condoled with the immediate family and Igala kingdom over the death of the Attah Igala, HRM. Dr. Michael Ameh Oboni II.

The foundation delegation ably led by its Chairman, Hon. Prince Idoko Daniel Ogacheko and was received by the Chief Mourner the Son of late Attah, Prince Ocholi Ameh Oboni

Prince Ogacheko, who convened the message of Grand Patron of the foundation Alhaji Shuaibu Abubakar Audu, condoled the deceased’s family, as having described late Attah as a peaceful, cordial and amiable father to all.

Prince Ogacheko prayed to God to give his family, friends, associates the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

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“Unfortunately, death is not a letter that is bodily written on human face and nobody knows who is next”.

But God, who is sovereign does whatsoever He pleases as He is the ultimate decider of human life,” the foundation said.

Speaking on behalf of the family, Prince Ocholi Ameh Oboni expressed gratitude to Audu’s Foundation for coming down to identified with them. He pray to God to grant them journey mercy to their destination.

 

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Flooding: Lawmaker Inspects Collapsed Bridge, Appeals To Nasarawa Govt. For Immediate Succour

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Chairman Nasarawa state House of Assembly committee on Urban development and member representing Awe south constituency Hon Suleiman Yakubu Azara, has called for government urgent intervention to reconstruct the Azara bridge which was washed away by flood as a result of heavy down pour.

The lawmaker who was accompanied by the contractor Rim construction company sympathized with the people of Azara development Area over the unfortunate incident and expressed concern on how the bridge linking Azara community with other parts of the world was completely washed away making life more difficult to commuters and residents of the area.

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“I’m shocked at the level of damaged cause by this flood which resulted to the collapsed of this bridge linking Azara and other communities as my people cannot longer go outside and come back to the town.

“this is the only road that linked Azara to other communities and apart from been endowed with mineral and agricultural potentials it also border Taraba, plateau and Benue states.

“this is a serious ploblem therefore I’m calling on the state government to urgently come to our rescue and thank God we have a listening and hard working Governor Engineer Abdullahi Sule whom am very confident he will do something urgently, Hon Suleiman added.

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Speaking to newsmen at the scene, one of the commuters Lawan Yakubu makori attributed the incident to carelessness on the part of users who doesn’t care about existing of the affected bridge even when it started developing faults.

According to him the Azara bridge was gradually been washing away for about four months now whenever it rains but action has not been taking until it finally collapsed as a result of a recent heavy down pour cutting off the area completely.

He appreciated the lawmaker Suleiman Yakubu Azara for the visit saying it has rekindle their hope.

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