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Nasarawa Speaker condoles Gov. Sule, Lafia Emir, Citizens As 9 Prominent Leaders Dies

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Following the unfortunate incident, Speaker Nasarawa State House of Assembly Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi has condoled with Governor Abdullahi Sule, the Emir of Lafia justice Sidi Bage (Rtd) and the entire citizens of the state over the demise of Nine (9) illustrious sons and daughters of the state within some weeks.

The speaker in a statement by his press secretary Jibrin Gwamna expressed shock and deep concern with the passing away of notables citizens of the state within the shortest period of time and prayed God to forgive their shortcomings and reward them with paradise as well as comfort their families.

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The statement indicates that the state Tuesday’s loss Alhaji Usman Apkoshi former chairman of the State Internal Revenue Board and retired permanent secretary just as the last weekend witnessed the demised of Ambassador Polycap Azige, pioneer chairman of PDP, Alhaji Halilu Envulanza, a little holder in Eggon land and father to Danladi Halilu Envulanza the immediate past secretary of national judicial commission.

Similarly at the period, the statement said the State loss Alhaji Ibrahim Dahiru, a retired permanent Secretary in the state an uncle to house of representatives member Abubakar Sarkin Dahiru and the demise of a second class traditional ruler, Alhaji Adamu Muhammed Abubakar sarkin Nunku.

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The speaker also identified with the demise of pioneer APC chairman in the state Arc. Stanley Buba, former state Director of National Orientation Agency Mr Elisha Iya Kwari as well as Abdullahi Abubakar Aso the Madakin Keffi and that of Mrs Rebecca Isaac Umaru former provost college of Education Akwanga.

The speaker, Balarabe Abdullahi who described their demised as a colossal loss and a big blow to the state, condoled with Governor Abdullahi Sule, Chairman of the state traditional council of chiefs, the Emir of Lafia and the entire family members of the deceased and the state at large over the painful loss and enjoined all to accept it as the well of God.

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Ize-Iyamu restates commitment to Appeal suit, debunks report linking him to NDDC

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The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the last Edo guber election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has restated his focus on the appeal filed in court to defend the legitimacy of his candidacy in the election, while also dismissing reports linking him to the NDDC Chairmanship.

In a brief statement released by his media team on Friday, Pastor Ize-Iyamu maintained that the Edo State Chapter of the APC is united and in sync with the national leadership of the party in its efforts to grow membership and strengthen the party’s bond with Nigerians across the country.

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He says his exclusive focus remains on obtaining justice and establishing the truth in court, laying to rest insinuations made in certain source-less reports making unfounded speculations that a supposed contest for the NDDC chairmanship may be causing a rift in the party.

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Other well-sourced reports have corroborated Ize-Iyamu’s assertion as members and leaders of the APC in Edo State have expressed satisfaction and overwhelming confidence in the party’s direction under the leadership of Col. David Imuse [Rtd].

 

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Engineer Sule commissions remodeled Nasarawa Governor’s lodge in Asokoro

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Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has commissioned the remodeled Nasarawa Governor’s Lodge, in Asokoro, Abuja.

Commissioning the massive edifice during a brief ceremony, Engineer Sule, emphasized that the structure is not just for the use of the Governor of the state, but the entire people of Nasarawa State, urging stakeholders to utilize the facility to showcase the state.

“This place is actually not a Governor’s Lodge but for the people of Nasarawa State. Any time you have the opportunity to invite investors, partners coming to see Nasarawa State, please feel to come here and have your first meeting with them.

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“This will show them that we are serious in the state,” the Governor said.

Engineer Sule commended the immediate past administration of Senator Umaru Tanko Al-makura, for upgrading both the Governor’s Lodge in Asokoro, as well as converting the Nasarawa State Liaison Office in to a hotel.

According to the Governor, on his assumption of office, his administration leased out the hotel built by the former governor to an investors at the rate of N100m per annum.

“Instead of using, we leased out the hotel at the rate of N100m annually to an investors. We took the money for two years and invested the N200m to remodel the Governor’s Lodge,” he explained.

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On his part, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Liaison Office, Hon. Yusuf Maianguwa, said the state government lodge before the coming of the present administration was an eyesore.

While commending the administration of Engineer Sule for remodelling the lodge, the SSA however appealed for government to conduct meetings and other official engagements at the newly commissioned lodge.

Prominent sons and daughters of the state, including the Minister of State for Science and Technology, Barrister Muhammad Abdullahi Hassan, member Federal House of Representative, Hon. Abdulmumini Ari, Director General A. A Sule Campaign Organization, Senator John Damboyi, two former deputy governors namely Senator Solomon Ewuga and Chief Micheal Abdul.

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President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Abdullahi A Sule of Nasarawa State

Others are, Alhaji Bala Tafida, former SSG, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Tijani and former zonal APC vice chairman, North Central, Alhaji Suleiman Wambai, among others.

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Pastor Ize-Iyamu’s NDDC Chairmanship Ambition Causing Disunity In Edo APC Family

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The embattled 2020 Edo APC Guber candidate, Pastor Osagie ize Iyamu is facing another fresh challenges that may set the party in the state on fire over his quest to get the chairmanship of the NDDC board.

In a move considered by many in the APC as wicked and greedy, the embattled Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu is supporting and sponsoring one of the internally displaced Politicians in Edo State, Barr. Washington Osifo to sue the Attorney Seneral, the Senate, the minister of the Niger delta, the NDDC and the Sole Administrator.

In the originating summons, filed at the Federal High Court Benin Division , Barr Washington Osifo is asking the court to sack the nddc management board as presently constituted, to pave the way for Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu is pushing to be announced as the chairman of the board.

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Globaltimesnigeria.com investigations revealed, that as a plan B, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has also pencilled down Mr Lucky Imasuen in the event that he fails to emerge.

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu told some of his supporters that he wants the chairmanship of the board to be able to run and finance the state Chapter of the APC that is in tatters. Some of his supporters are of the view that nothing will come out of his legal tussles with the PDP and Gov Obaseki hence his quest to pursue the NDDC Chairmanship.

A section of the APC party Faithfuls are warming up for war with the Guber candidate, they are of the opinion that pastor Osagie ize Iyamu brought political misfortune upon the party and that he has lost his political capital because he even lost his local government, senatorial district and the state to the PDP.

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