Voting at the ongoing election of the Delta State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) holding in Asaba, the state capital, has officially ended.
Sorting and counting is now underway in the keenly contested election.
The former state council chairman, Comrade Michael Ikeagwu and his former state secretary, Comrade Churchill Oyowe, are jostling for the chairmanship seat.
Ebira Builders Association, Ganaja Junction Seek Support For their Well-being
Ebira Builders Association has called for more support for his Excellency, Gov. Bello’s Adminstration towards giving the dividends of democracy to the people.
The people who made this call while receiving The former SSA to the Governor on Alternative Medicine, Hon. Mustapha Onoruoyiza, stated that since the inception of this present Adminstration of Gov. Bello, they have been working tirelessly in ensuring conducive atmosphere and proper conduct in an orderly way, hence their existence so far in Lokoja reflect where they came from, which is the more reason why it should be guided with positivity.
While speaking, the elder stateman of the Association, Elder. Ibrahim Bello prayed for Gov. Bello, calling on all the sundry to usher in their support for the new direction Government.
The Secretary of the association, AbdulKareem Ibrahim Omeiza, on behalf of the group congratulated his Excellency over his supreme court Victory in the last gubernatorial election, he further stated their role in the last election, and immeasurable contributions to the victory recorded in the November 16 Gubernatorial election.
Speaking further, he highlighted some challenges being faced while striving to get their daily bread, despite their active participation in the last election, according to him, there are graduates from different higher institute of learning, skilled labourers, unskilled ones, as well as other workers under building and construction.
In reaction, The former SSA to Governor Bello on Alternative Medicine, Hon. Mustapha Onoruoyiza, thanked them for their support, patience and resilience, which has so far been demonstrated , he also assured the people of government’s readiness to put total stop to their suffering.
” The Government has measures which set aside to empower you with a benefiting and standard equipment to ease the stress, as you all know that, His Excellency’s victory has just been affirmed and I can promise you that your welfare is part of his second term administration agenda” he concluded
President Buhari, Condoles With Gen Buba Marwa Over Loss Of Brother
A press statement signed and issue Tuesday by Femi Adesina,
Special Adviser to the President on
Media and Publicity, said President Muhammadu Buhari prays God’s comfort and succour for former Lagos State military administrator and All Progressives Congress stalwart, Brigadier-General Mohammed Buba Marwa, on the loss of his younger brother, Idris, aged 57.
Alhaji Idris Marwa, a successful businessman in Kaduna, passed on Tuesday, after an illness.
Condoling with the Marwa family, President Buhari urges them to take solace in the fact that all mortals are destined to ultimately return to their maker, adding: “What would then matter is how well we have carried out our stewardship on earth, and I believe Idris Marwa played his role well.”
The President asks God to care for the family left by the deceased, and that they will receive the fortitude to bear the loss.
Ondo Election: PDP Candidate, Jegede Wins Polling Unit
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Eyitayo Jegede has won his polling unit.
EyewitnessMedia gathered that he polled 220 votes to defeat Akeredolu of the APC who scored 60 and Agboola who polled seven votes.
Jegede votes at Unit 009, Ward 2, Akure LG located inside Sacred Heart Primary School, Cathedral area of Akure.
At the second unit in the primary school, Jegede polled 158 votes to defeat APC candidate who polled 43 and ZLP candidate Ajayi Agboola who polled four votes.
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