Kogi New HoS Receives Appointment Letter, Promises To Live Up To Expectations In The Discharge of Her Duties
By Joshua Adinoyi, Lokoja
Kogi State New Head of Service, Mrs. Hannah Odiyo Onyinoyi on Tuesday, received her appointment letter from the State Civil Service Commission, Lokoja.
Handing over the letter to the new HoS, Chairman of the Commission, Hon. Barr. Muhammed Tanko Musa Osuku, congratulated Mrs. Hannah Odiyo Onyinoyi over her elevation.
He said Governor Bello has once again put a square peg in a square hole through the appointment, stressing that Mrs. Odiyo, haven been a civil servant will bring her wealth of experience to bear in the discharge of her duties.
Barr Tanko described the new HoS as a woman with godly character, expressing optimism that under her reign, civil servants in the State will wear smiling faces.
“Mrs. Hannah Odiyo Onyinoyi, has been ordained by God that in a season as this, she will be leading Civil Servants in our dear State, Kogi. I want to state categorically that His Excellency, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello has once again performed beyond the expectation of Kogites by appointing someone who has been in the Civil service to serve as the Head of Service in the State”
“She is committed, hardworking, God fearing and her humility is out of this world. I also want to congratulate civil servants in the State for having someone from their constituence and am sure, civil servants will be wearing smiling faces under her leadership”
The Civil Service Commission boss appreciated Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello for his efforts so far at transforming the civil service, stressing that in no distant time, Kogi State will become an envy to other States.
“Governor Bello is someone that has the people of the State at heart. This he has demonstrated through the various laudable projects he embarked on in the State ranging from rural electrification, road construction, youth/women Inclusiveness in governance, breaking barriers of ethnicity, religious dichotomy, civil service reform among others. He is a man that is always ready and willing to go all out to ensure that Kogi State takes the lead in all good things”
On her part, the new Head of Service, Mrs. Hannah Odiyo Onyinoyi, described her elevation as a call to service.
Mrs. Odiyo appreciated Governor Bello for the opportunity, promising to live up to expectations.
“Elevation is a thing of joy and that’s how I feel. I lack words to appreciate God for this rare privilege. I sincerely wants to appreciate our Governor, His Excellency, Alh. Yahaya Adoza Bello for this awesome elevation. To all civil servants in the State, I believe this is going to be a new dawn for us. I know there are so many things we want to see, I believe by the time we settle down and begin to present them one after the other before His Excellency, he will surely listen to us and we will get a lot of things done by the grace of God”
Hon Shafa urges women to contribute positively to nation building.
Member representing Toto/Gadabuke Constituency at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Hon Usman Labaran Shafa, has admonished the isanayisi women’s association Shafa Abakpa community of his constituency to be service-oriented and contribute positively to the growth of Toto local government area,the state and Nigeria at large.
This, the lawmaker said, was to ensure speedy development of the area and for their names to be written in Gold.
Shafa, who is the House Comittee Chairman on Health gave the task while addressing Isanayisi Women’s Association of Shafa Abakpa community, Toto Local Government Area of the State during the association’s annual celebration and presentation of gifts to members.
He said that the sustainable development of the state is a collective responsibility of all, hence the need of his call in that direction.
He congratulated the President of the association, Hajiya Aishatu Adamu while charging the members of the association to be responsible, service-oriented, upright, loyal to their leaders for societal development.
He appreciated them for initiating such programme that annually they save and purchase items for their members for domestic use and be self reliance urging them to participate fully in politics.
According to him, government as an institution will make provision for an enabling environment, the private sector will work more on investment while all of us we have the responsibilities of contributing our quota to the development of our community, the state and the country at large.
He assured the association of his continued support to its policies and programmes to succeed.
The lawmaker charged the officials of the association to continue to be up and doing in initiating good policies and programmes that would have direct bearing on the lives of its members and other people of the community.
He urged the members of the association to support government policies and programmes in order to enjoy more dividends of democracy.
The House Committee Chairman urged the women and other people of his constituency to live in peace and be their brother’s keepers for the overall development of the area and the state at large.
Earlier, the President of the association, Hajjiya Aishatu Adamu, said that the association was established in order to promote peace and unity among its members for the overall development of the area and the state at large.
She presented a gift onbehalf of the association to Hon Usman Labaran Shafa as their own unique way of saying thank you to him for his contribution to humanity.
Items distributed to members of the association as part of their annual take home are cooking gas, pots and chairs among others.
Toto/Gadabuke Lawmaker Lauds Shafa-Abakpa Women Folks For Promoting Peace, Unity And Cultural Heritage
Toto/Gadabuke Lawmaker Lauds Shafa-Akpa Women Folks For Promoting Peace, Unity And Cultural Heritage
Yahaya Idris And Jameel Shafa Toto.
The women of Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, precisely Shafa-Abakpa women association has been commended for their initiative and commitment geared towards growth and community Development.
Speaking at a program to launch Isanayisi Women Association Shafa-Abakpa, the lawmaker praised the peaceful manner the women folk using the platform to promote peace, togetherness and attract meaningful developing to the community.
According to Hon. Shafa rapid growth and sustainable development of the state is a collective responsibility of every indigene including the women.
He urged the women group to be committed to the association cause in order to succeed in their set goals, adding that they have written their name in gold.
He said efforts are going to get more women involved in governance and call on them to continue to render their unflinching support and loyalty to the present administration which he described as the government of the women.
He said, “Government as an institution will make provision for an enabling environment, the private sector will work more on investments while the citizens will perform their obligations especially voting. “, he added.
Hon. Shafa said he was a former Vice Principal in GSS Shafa abakpa, which he said the cordial relationship between him the of the community has made him one of their sons, while charging the women leader of Isanayi association to move on and do more for the people.
Hon. Shafa who is chairman House Committee on health matter and also Chaired the occasion donated the sum of 50,000 naira as part of his personal contribution to the association. He said his door is always open to accommodate constructive advise from any angles that may uplift the standard of Toto/Gadabuke constituency.
He assured the people of Shafa Abakpa of his maximum support and that his commitment for a better Toto LG is on course.
The event had in attendance the State Commissioner for Health, Hon. (Pharm) Ahmed Baba Yahaya, dignitaries across Toto LG and stakeholders in the area.
In her remark, President of the Isanayisi association, Hajiya Aishatu, thanked the lawmaker and all invited guests for coming down to Identify with them, saying their presence at the occasion contributed hugely to the success of the event.
While showing her open love and appreciation on behalf of the women group presented Hon Usman Labaran Shafa with a gift item as part of their unique way of honouring their guest.
Highlight of event, Egbira cultural display, singing, dancing and presentation of gift and among others.
Enyezi Community Decries The Lack Of Social Amenities, Umar Oseze Appeals To Govt., Relevant Agencies
By Yahaya Idris, Toto.
Enyezi Community is situated within Toto district of the Local Government Area. It is a about 7 kms drive from the LG headquarters.
The community has existed for many years with a reasonable population of cohabitants.
Most worried part is the fact that despite the closeness of this community to the council headquarters, the inhabitants who are predominantly farmers are faced with challenges of accessibility to basic social amenities such as potable drinking water.
As result of lack of accessible amenities like the area had caused untold sufferings to members of the community particularly, the pregnant women.
Speaking in an interview with Globaltimesnigeria.com, the youth leader in the area, Comrade Umar Oseze expressing worries over the unfortunate situation they find themselves called on the government and relevant agencies to come to their aids.
He also appealed to relevant agencies to fence the school and provided the community with primary healthcare among other.
“It is really disturbing that despite our proximity to Toto we find ourselves cut off from these social amenities. Our community has existed for years. We want to feel the dividend of democracy. Our women are suffering going through distance kilometers before accessing potable drinking water, ”
He commended the lawmaker representing the constituency, Hon. Usman Labaran Shafa for his effort and immerse contribution towards the development of the area.
He also appealed to the lawmaker not to be tired with their demand as he is the only one they have in Toto district that help can easily come from.
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