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Toto LG Chairman, Prince Nuhu Adamu Lauds Gov Sule, ENDA Efforts On Proactive Response To Security Challenges, Humanitarian Gestures

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By Yahaya Idris, Toto.

15 Motorcycles donated by ENDA to boost security architecture of Toto LG

Global Time Nigeria reports that Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi A. Sule has been commended for providing succour to ransacked Dausu community in Toto Local Government Area of the State.

The Executive Chairman of Toto LG, Hon. (Prince) Nuhu Adamu Dauda gave the commendation Saturday, 4th October, 2020 at Ohimege Of Opanda palace Umaisha Development Area, while presenting the relief materials to HRH. Ohimege of Opanda (Agaba Idu) Alhaji. Abdullahi Usman on behalf of the Dausu community.

Prince Adamu said the people of the area will ever remain grateful to the Governor for his proactive response aimed at giving the people hope again after series of Banditry attack in the area.

“If not for his proactive measures only God knows what will have be our faith today ” But thanks to God and His Excellency as normalcy has returned, economic activities is going with no fear of the dare devil”. He stated

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Receiving the items, HRH. Alhaji Usman Abdullahi thanked Governor Abdullahi A. Sule through Nasaraww State Emergency Management Agency, (NASEMA) for identify with his people, for providing succour to the victims of the recent attack, and also his recent security architecture which now guarantee the safety of lives and properties.

Food items donated by Nasarawa State to affected community in Toto LG.

He however, pledge his people’s total support and loyalty to the government in order to do more through provision of dividends of democracy not only to the people of Toto but rather the state at large.

Similarly, the Egbir National Development Association ( ENDA ) has donated 15 Motor Cycles to the hunters and Vigilante group in the area to boast their moral in their ongoing fight against banditry.

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Hon. Alhaji Mohammed Garba Isimbabi, who is heading ENDA’s Welfare, finance and implementation committee, said 10 out of Fifteen ( 15 ) Motorcycles were specifically for Vigilante Group of Nigeria ( VGN ) Toto LGA and five ( 5 ) was earlier donated to the military super camp situated at Kanyehu village in TLGA.

According former National Assembly Aspirant, “the gesture was to expressed our appreciation for their gallant efforts in dislodging the dreaded Darus-salam bandits and other related security threat terrorising the Local Government”.

Agaba Idu and Ohimegye Opanda, HRM. Alh. Usman Abdullahi.

“ENDA as a body is pleased with this singular efforts, ENDA will continue to partner with security agency in the area to secure a crime free society, in addition to this feat, grading of road from Kenyehu – Uttu linking Kparekye Koton-Karfe, Kogi Local Government in Kogi state, Model Health Facility is under construction and drilling of Motorize-bore-holes to ease the work of our gallant officers were all ENDA efforts to alleviate suffering and to consolidate on the government efforts”.

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“This is what ENDA as body is doing for now, we are grateful to His Excellency and this is only way to support his administration”. Isimbabi stated.

The Executive Chairman of Toto LG, Prince Nuhu Adamu Dauda while expressing his open appreciation on behalf of the government said ENDA has done so much for her people through Philanthropies programs which serve as support to Engr. Abdullahi .A. Sule led administration.

Prince Adamu said this shows the people’s how care and responsive the Egbira Nation are, especially of reciprocating the government gesture.

In his remark, HRH. Ohimegye Opanda applauded the ENDA especially for grading the Kenyehu – Uttu road and appealed to His Excellency Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule to consider the Kenyehu – Uttu road for construction as a major project as it is the shortest and easy link between Nasarawa and Kogi States and one of the feeder road in the LGA.

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Aliyu Condemns Looting, Destruction Of Billions Naira Medical, Agricultural Equipments In Kogi  

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Following the massive looting and destruction of medical and agricultural equipments, the Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has condemned in strong terms the wanton destruction of medical equipment worth billions of naira at the Central Medical Store and Agricultural Development Project warehouse both situated in Lokoja, the State capital by hoodlums.

In a statement signed and issue on Friday,  by Special Adviser on Media, Austine Elemue, said the Minister described the hoodlums as enemies of the state, also called on the state government especially the Governor not to be deterred by the unfortunate incident, but be focused in repositioning the health sector for efficient service delivery.

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Aliyu, who acknowledged that though the devastation of medical equipment in the state was quite enormous, she however expressed the hope that the state would bounce back better and stronger.

In her words; “My heart blends when I saw the wanton destruction of our essential drugs warehouse by hoodlums. I was particularly pained that these enemies of state and heartless looters came in at a time when the state government is taking steps to equip our health centres in view of the global health challenges.

“Nevertheless, I am convinced beyond any reasonable doubt that this trying period is just a phase, and Kogi state will come out better. Governor Yahaya Bello should not be deterred by this very sad development, but be focused in his health sector recovery efforts”.

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The minister also commended the state police command for the arrest of suspected looters of items at various warehouses in Lokoja, just as she called on the commissioner of police to get rid of criminals masquerading as protesters in the state. The statement added.

 

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FCCPC Signs Tripartite MoU With EFCC, FTC To Strengthening Cooperation, Addressing Mutual Cross-Border Problems

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As parts of ongoing efforts to checkmate excesses in discharge of their official duties effectively and efficiently geared towards achieved set goal of the commission. The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) on Wednesday signed an updated tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and United States foremost competition and consumer protection authority, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and jointly, (the Agencies’).

Barr. Babatunde Irukera

The purpose of the MoU is to strengthen cooperation and collaboration in addressing mutual cross-border consumer protection/fraud concerns and problems.

The updated MoU reaffirms the Agencies’ intention and willingness to deploy their capacities to work together, share information, and assist one another in relevant investigations. It also establishes a Joint Implementation Committee to develop joint training programmes and provide assistance with regards to specific investigations.

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The MOU also affirms the Agencies’ continuing support for econsumer.gov; a joint project of similar agencies from 40 countries for reporting international online scams. The MOU is a framework for voluntary cooperation that does not change existing laws in either country.

Babatunde Irukera, Executive Vice Chairman/CEO, FCCPC, Mohammed Umar Abba, Acting Executive Chairman, EFCC and, Joseph Simons, Chairman, FTC all signed the updated MoU on behalf of their respective agencies.

Commenting on the MoU, Babatunde Irukera, EVC/CEO, FCCPC said “this cross-border collaboration is perhaps one of the most vital tools for combating criminal conduct and consumer protection violations which now transcend territories. Indeed, criminals and exploiters specifically create arrangements and devices to exploit consumers globally from remote locations in order to escape justice and retribution. This framework strengthens our joint abilities and efforts to address this”.

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FCCPC discharges its mandate of protection by both preventive and remedial action including complaint resolution, investigations and enforcement action, while the EFCC investigates and prosecutes financial crimes including frauds perpetrated on consumers. The FTC is the United States government’s equivalent of the FCCPC with a mandate to regulate competition and enforce consumer protection laws.

This MoU is consistent with FCCPC’s mandate and strategy to cooperate with counterpart agencies and other regulators to protect consumers and promote market competition in Nigeria.

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Social Media Regulation: Desmond Elliot Broke Down In Tears On Live TV Over Social Media Attack

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A serving house of Assembly member in Lagos State, Desmond Elliot has broken down in tears on Live TV, following the backlash he’s receiving from Nigerians over social media regulation.

Recall that the former actor, at the Lagos State House of Assembly in his submission, pushed for passing if social media regulation bill.

the controversial statement received lots of criticisms, as many Nigerian youths boast him for referring to youths as “children” and for also pushing for the regulation of social media.

Desmond Elliot

Desmond Elliot in a new interview on Arise TV broke down in tears. This came after he apologized for his statement earlier.

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