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Sport: Nasarawa United Mourns Death Of Ranger Players

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Yahaya Idris, Lafia.

The Management of Nasarawa United Football Club (NUFC) has on Sunday commiserated with the management and officials of Ranger International FC of Enugu over the sudden death of its players who died as result of ghastly motor accident.

In a statement released by the Nasarawa United Media Officer, Eche Amos, said the Chairman, Nasarawa United FC, Barr. Isaac Danladi, in a reaction to the sad occurrence described the death as rude shock.

“I was shocked when I saw the news trending on a site, so I had to call the Chairman of the Club, who is my colleague, on phone, to verify the authenticity of the report, and he confirmed it to me.

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“I am sad that we had to lose two promising players, full of life, to the cold hands of death in this tragic manner.

“Indeed, these are tough days for Nigerian and global football.

“Personally and as a club, we convey our heartfelt condolences to the Management of Rangers FC, the families of the late players, their team-mates, coaches, and fans across the country and beyond, and ask God to give them the fortitude to bear the irreparable losses, while granting the deceased persons eternal rest.

“It is our prayer that such incident do not happen again.”

It would be recalled that following the directive by the Nigerian Football Federation(NFF) to suspend all football-related activities in the country as precautionary measures against the deadly coronavirus pandemic, the Management of NPFL side, Rangers International FC, had, in compliance with the directive of the NFF, embarked on a ten-day break, starting from Friday, March 20,2020.

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Hon. Shafa Distributes Food Items to Constituent

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Hon. Shafa Distributes Food Items to Constituent

… charges Muslims to Pray for an End to Insecurity
By: Musa Jameel Toto

Ahead of the 2021 2021 Sallah celebration, the Member representing Toto/ Gadabuke at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly Hon. Usman Labaran Shafa has distributed food items especially to youths, women and the elderly in his Constituent.

Hon. Shafa said the gesture was aimed at ameliorating the hardship people may be going through especially during the Ramadan period.

The Lawmaker who was represented by Alh. Musa Dasoko, admonished Muslims across State to use the holy month of Ramadan to pray for an end to the incessant killings and kidnapping facing the State and the Country at large.

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“It is mandated of all Muslims to help those in need during this holy month and this year’s Ramadan came at a time when the world is grappling with the Corona Virus pandemic, kidnapping and other menace which has crippled businesses and means of livelihood of citizens

“It is only right for well-to-do individuals to support those in need, that is why Hon. Shafa is making this donation

“Members of the All Progressives Congress APC especially, Youths, Women and Elders played an important role in getting us elected into offices

“It is only natural that we reciprocate this gesture in this critical time

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“We hope the food items will be distributed judiciously so that those in need will all benefit”

Hon Usman Labaran Shafa reiterate his commitment in delivering more needed dividends of democracy to better the lives of his people and urged the people of the State to continue to support the administration of the State Governor, Engr. A.A Sule to enable him succeed.

Othman Nuhu Pandagi who received the items on behalf of the Coordinators, described Hon. Shafa as a pace setter who has the interest of his people at heart.

“The other time he was the first person among our party leaders that brought food items and this time around he is again the first person to bring food items because of the Ramadan. We are saying a very big thank you to Hon. Shafa”

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Othman Pandagi assured that they will share the items accordingly and ensure everybody benefit from it.

 

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SSA to Gov. Bello Calls for Continuous Support to the Present Administration

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SSA to Gov. Bello Calls for Continuous Support to the Present Administration

 

By: Samuel Atuluku

The new Senior Special Assistant to Kogi State Governor on Information and Political Strategy, Mr. Samuel Abah has called for collective support to the present administration in the State.

Mr Abah made the call in Lokoja shortly after receiving his appointment letter.

He explained that the task of developing the State should not be left to the Government alone, saying everyone has a role to play in governance.

The Senior Special Assistant maintained that it was necessary for the people to put aside their differences in order to build a Kogi State of the dream of the founding fathers.

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Mr. Abah pledged to use his wealth of experience to contribute positively to the advancement of the State, stressing that his appointment was a call to service.

The SSA also urged Nigerians to support Governor Yahaya Bello’s presidential ambition in view of his achievements, adding that he has all it takes to tackle the security and other challenges confronting the nation.

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Nigerians Want Bello For President To Replicate Achievements In Kogi. — Solid Minerals Commissioner.

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Nigerians Want Bello For President To Replicate Achievements In Kogi. — Solid Minerals Commissioner.

Idris Ahmed, Lokoja.

Kogi state Commissioner of solid minerals and natural resources, Hon. Bashir Muhammed Gegu, said that Nigerians from all works of life are clamouring for the Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, to contest the 2023 presidential election, because of his numerous achievements recorded in just six years in office.

Kogi state Commissioner of solid minerals and natural resources, Hon. Bashir Muhammed Gegu

Kogi state Commissioner of solid minerals and natural resources, Hon. Bashir Muhammed Gegu

The Commissioner made the statement on Friday in Lokoja, after receiving an award and certificate of commendation from a group “Movement for Peaceful and Equitable Governance in Nigeria (MOPEGON).

He said the award symbolizes the confidence people have in the leadership of Alhaji Yahaya Bello and members of his cabinet, who have been toeing his steps to ensure a sustainable democratic and just administration.

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Hon. Bashir Gegu explained that the first and most critical area Governor Bello, launched his political debut was security of the entire state as he inherited a virtually porous state where residents could not sleep as robbery, kidnapping and banditry became fashionable among criminals in the state.

Without waste of time, the new direction administration unified the already fragmented state, where ethnicity, sectionalism and religious segregation became the code of relationship and officialdom. Lopsided both in civil service and political appointments were redressed.

“Equitable distribution of socio economic amenities was introduced to give sense of belonging to all citizens, giving space to the less privileged to compete favourable with children of the well to do”, Bashir stated.

The Commissioner said the state government has embarked on healthcare infrastructural development, like the Okene ultra modern tertiary hospital and the 100 bed capacity hospitals at Gegu, Ajaokuta, Idah and Isanlu.

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The rejection of Covid 19 pandemic in the state and the its implications on the economy of the state.

Other notable areas of achievements include education at all levels where the government has provided infrastructure in the schools,The Confluence university will soon commence full academic activities while other tertiary institutions in the state are stable without any disruption by strikes as seen in other institutions across the country.

Engineer Bashir Gegu and delegation of Movement for Peaceful and Equitable Governance in Nigeria (MOPEGON).

Engineer Bashir Gegu and delegation of Movement for Peaceful and Equitable Governance in Nigeria (MOPEGON).

The Commissioner therefore thanked the group for selecting him as worthy for the award, wishing them God’s guidance in all their endeavors.

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Earlier while presenting the award to the Commissioner, the Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the movement for peaceful and equitable governance in Nigeria, Comrade Counsel Bello Omeiza, said the presentation is a marked recognition of his unique leadership qualities.

Kogi Solid Mineral, Natural Resources Commissioner, Engr. Bashir Gegu tasks Edimose Youths On Peace.

The group also noted that Hon. Bashir is a bridge builder who has been deeply concerned with consolidating peace across the country, describing him as an advocate of government working for the benefit of the governed.

The group therefore urged the recipient to see the award as a spring board to higher responsibilities.

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