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25th Remembrance: “Thanks For Attending My Late Mother’s Remembrance And Special Thanksgiving Service” – High Chief Richard Asaje, To Well wishers

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Late Iya Ijo - Deaconess Elizabeth Oluwakemi Adeyemi Asaje
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25th Remembrance: “Thanks For Attending My Late Mother’s Remembrance And Special Thanksgiving Service” – High Chief Richard Asaje, To Well wishers

High Chief Richard Asaje, a son of Late Iya Ijo – Deaconess Elizabeth Oluwakemi Adeyemi Asaje, has appreciated everyone that attended the 25th Year Remembrance and Thanksgiving Ceremony which was held on 5th March 2021.

The event which took place at the Apostolic Church Igbaruku, Okeri, with the Reception at Old Primary School, beside TAC, Igbaruku in Yagba West Local Government Area of Kogi State saw family members, friends, loved ones and well wishers dressed in various attractive attires, dancing and singing praises to God for a life well spent.

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High Chief Richard Asaje, in an interview with Newsmen, appreciated everyone that graced the occasion.

He explained that, he was overwhelmed by the love shown to the family and prayed God to continue to keep everyone that attended the event and also bless their endeavors.

“I was really overwhelmed by the large turn out of people from both far and near to attend the Remembrance and Special Thanksgiving Service of my Late mother. The most amazing part was despite the issue of Covid-19 pandemic, people still find time to come show love to us. I was so happy that men were able to turn out in such numbers. I appreciate their coming and it is my prayer that God almighty will continue to keep and provide for them day in day out and they will not lack anything good in life (Amen)”

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High Chief Richard Asaje, who poured encomium on his late mother, Iya Ijo – Deaconess Elizabeth Oluwakemi Adeyemi Asaje, enjoined women to emulate her good deeds while she was alive, stressing that God rewards children for the good deeds of their parents.

“My mother was the Best Mother anybody could have on earth. She was so loving, caring, a disciplinarian and a great Philanthropist that assisted others within her ability while she was alive. It is her legacies we’ve inherited today”

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“I advise all women to be caring to their children and the children of other people because of days like this, it is very important” he added.

Late Iya Ijo - Deaconess Elizabeth Oluwakemi Adeyemi Asaje

Late Iya Ijo – Deaconess Elizabeth Oluwakemi Adeyemi Asaje

Born in 1910 and died in 1995, Late Iya Ijo – Deaconess Elizabeth Oluwakemi Adeyemi Asaje was 85 years before she was called to glory.

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May her soul rest in peace (Amen)

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Despite Dwindle Revenue, FCTA Disburses N2,660,740,632.40 Billion Naira To Area Councils

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Minister of the FCT, Muhammadu Musa Bello state minister of the FCT, Hajiya Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu during a courtesy call by the new chief judge of the FCT
Despite Dwindle Revenue, FCTA Disburses N2,660,740,632.40 Billion Naira To Area Councils
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Austine Elemue, the
S.A Media To FCT Minister of State in a press statement on July 28, 2021 says the Federal Capital Territory Administration has disbursed a total sum of N2,660, 740, 632.40 billion to the six Area Councils in the FCT and other stakeholders as its share of statutory allocation for the month of June 2021.

The figure shows that there was a minimal drop of revenue from N2,724,546,444.33 billion disbursed in the month of May to N2,660, 740, 632.40 billion in the month of June.

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, who presided over the 155th Joint Account Allocation Committee (JAAC), meeting appealed to council chairmen and stakeholders to show understanding and make judicious use of the allocation.

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The minister explained that the decline in the allocation was as a result of drop in the statutory revenue allocation from the federation account.

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The figures released indicate that the sum of N773, 574, 574.28 million was made available for distribution to the six area councils, while the sum of N1,887, 166, 058.12 billion was made available to other stakeholders, bringing the total sum to N2,660,740,632.40  billion.

However, distribution to area councils show that the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), received N188,477,690.83 million, while Gwagwalada got N177,472,859.50 million and Kuje received N108, 501, 865.37 million.

Also, Bwari Area Council received N84,657,261.97 million, Abaji got N117, 435, 546.65 million and Kwali received N97, 029, 349.96 million bringing the total sum to N773,574,574.28 billion disbursed to the six area councils.

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Furthermore, distribution to other stakeholders include: Primary Teachers which gulped N1, 526,230, 256.60 billion, 15 percent Pension Funds took N226,478,989.57 million, One percent Training Fund gulped N26, 607, 406.32 million, while 10 percent Employer Pension Contribution gulped N107,849, 405.63 million, bringing the total sum to N1,887, 166, 058.12 billion.

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The minister said a tripartite meeting comparing the officials of FCT Administration, Area Council staff and the leadership of the Department of Outdoor Advertisement and Signage (DOAS) would be called with a view to upscaling the revenue generation in the territory.

She affirmed that the administration would not continue to work at cross purposes in the face of dwindling revenue generation in the nation’s capital.

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Aliyu, who used the occasion to call on the FCT Primary Health Care Board and stakeholders to intensify campaign against the outbreak of cholera and other severe acute diarrhea diseases in the Federal Capital Territory, also described the spread as unacceptable.

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu

While calling for more commitment on the part of all stakeholders, the minister however commended them for showing understanding in the distribution of monthly allocation to area councils and other stakeholders.

Those present at the 155th JAAC meeting include the FCTA Permanent Secretary, Mr. Olusade Adesola, Ag. Secretary Area Council Services Secretariat, Mrs. Omolola Olanipekun, Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council,  Abaji Area Council, Bwari Area Council, Kuje Area Council, Vice Chairman of Gwagwalada Area Council and other critical stakeholders.

 

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NYCN Election: Ben Jerry Pledges To Run An Encompassing Leadership That Will Usher In Fresh Air In Kogi

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Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello and An Aspirant of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Kogi State Chapter, Comrade Benjamin Jeremiah Ojodale, God First), popularly called Ben Jerry
Comr. Benjamin Jeremiah Ojodale
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By Yahaya Idris, Lokoja.

Ahead of the Natioonal Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, a frontline aspirant, Comr. Benjamin Jeremiah Ojodale popularly known as Ben jerry has assured the youths across the 21 local government area of Kogi State that his new leadership will purely center on inclusiveness.

Ben Jerry stated this while addressing prospective delegates that will participate in tomorrow’s election. He said he will carry the day because has gone round the State to seek for support of the youth and critical stakeholders.

He expressed optimistic of an overwhelming Victory, noting that with free, fair and credible poll he surely be the face of the day.

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He said such overwhelming victory can only comes when you have a sincere aspirant that has the entire youths at heart.

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He promised to run an open door policy, create an overwhelm opportunities for teeming youth to explore their talents irrespective of religion, sentiment and tribal consideration.

An Aspirant of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Kogi State Chapter, Comrade Benjamin Jeremiah Ojodale, God First), popularly called Ben Jerry

An Aspirant of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Kogi State Chapter, Comrade Benjamin Jeremiah Ojodale, God First), popularly called Ben Jerry

He maintained with the new direction administration christine by Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello whom the youths of this great nation referred as role model, noting his new leadership will strive to emulate the Governor numerous leadership qualities that is center on grooming future leaders devoid of ethnicity, sentiment but rather an EBIGO which is Unity of purpose.

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Ojodale, who have earlier dedicate his aspiration to Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello’s youth inclusiveness urged all the prospective delegates to turnout en-mass ahead tommorow’s poll in Kogi State.

The aspirant assured he will emerged in a free, fair and credible poll based on the ELCOM assurance at the poll.

According to him, the position of the Chairmanship have been zone to the eastern region of the State as to ensure a level playing ground for all that is concerned.

Global Times Nigeria report that Comr. Ben Jerry, promised if elected will work for the benefit of the NYCN, saying his blueprint would see to the Empowerment of the members in all ramification.

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Ohinoyi of Ozi Turbans Sons of the Land To Form Cabinet, Sues For Commitment To Duty

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Ohinoyi of Ozi Turbans Sons of the Land To Form Cabinet, Sues For Commitment To Duty

 

 

By: Joshua Adinoyi

The Ozi Community in Kogi/Koton-Karfe Local Government Area of Kogi State was a beehive of activities over the weekend as sons and daughters gathered from within and outside the Area to celebrate the turbaning of worthy and rightful sons of the Area from the ruling houses.

The people who are dressed in various local attires, rolled out drums, showcasing different dance steps while other invited musicians, including Jibril Onutu Egbura, took turns to perform to the admiration of the audience.

The ruling clans of Ozi are Ohina and Onyebu, which had four of their sons each turbanned with different traditional titles.

The Ohinoyi of Ozi, HRH, Mallam Isah Shaibu, while speaking with Newsmen, appreciated Allah for making the ceremony a success, while commending the Paramount ruler, the Ohimege Igu of Koton-Karfe, HRM,
Alhaji Abdulrazak Gambo Isa-Koto, for finding him worthy to serve in the land.

Mallam Shaibu said those turbanned to serve as his cabinet members were selected based on their worth and capacity to deliver the needed results – serving the people selflessly.

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The traditional ruler pointed out that he was overwhelmed with joy over the event, pointing out that those turbanned will serve as cabinet members in Ozi to ease the stress attached to the throne.

“A tree does not make a forest no matter how mighty it maybe, that’s why I have to turban worthy personalities to serve as cabinet members in this Community”

He said their turbaning came with ernomous responsibility, stressing that selfless services to the people was part of expectations from them.

Mallam Shaibu enjoined them to live up to their responsibilities towards ensuring a secured and well developed society.

On his part, a former Commissioner in the State, Hon. Abdulrahaman Wuya, described the event as historic, explaining that it was part of the statutory right of the Ohinoyi of Ozi to constitute his cabinet members after coronation.

Hon. Wuya, noted that peaceful coexistence, respect for elders, obedience to constituted authorities were haul marks that brings rapid development, calling on the newly turbanned members of the Community to ensure such traits are maintained in the area.

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The former Commissioner and Chairman of KADU, appreciated the Ohimege Igu of Koton-Karfe for creating enabling environment for other Chiefs in the Area to operate while praying Allah to help Ozi Community and the entire kingdom witness unprecedented progress in the years ahead.

On his part, the former Minority Leader of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Barrister Ndakwo Abdulrahaman Tanko, who expressed joy over the success of the program, says the honour done to the sons of the Community was a rare privilege for them to contribute to the growth of the area.

Barr. Tanko pointed out that there was need for those turbanned to work closely with the Ohinoyi of Ozi to promote the peace and unity of the Community, and as well work collectively with the Paramount ruler, the Ohimege-Igu of Koton-Karfe, Alhaji Abdulrazak Gambo Isa-Koto (Agaba idu), whom he described as a man with foresight and blessed with words of wisdom.

Barr. Abdulrahaman Ndakwo Tanko urged them to as well draw government’s attention to the Community to enable the area witness rapid development.

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He pointed out that tradional rulers in the Kingdom have been up and doing towards peaceful coexistence of the various tongues in the Area, calling on the newly turbanned members of the Community to also do in their best at sustaining such noble course.

Barr. Tanko also charged them to contribute their quota towards wiping out any form of security threat in the Area, saying the security of lives and property of the people was important towards achieving any meaningful development.

Those turbanned with traditional titles and their salutation include;

1. Mal. Alhassan Ohinoyi Ibrahim – Shaba (Daudu) Ohina Clan
2. Mal. Yunusa Angulu Muhammad – Ondaki Ogbani (Warri) Ohina Clan
3. Mal. Yunusa Abubakar – Ohimozi Ogbani (Dangara) Onyebu Clan
4. Mal. Usman Umar Auta – Ogazuma Ogbani (Agbor) Ohina Clan
5. Mal. Muhammad Mahmud Auta – Assannya Ogbani (Agaba) Ohina Clan
6. Mal. Zakari Yunusa – Sada Ogbani (Tukura) Onyebu Clan
7. Mal. Hussaini A. Yunusa – Galadima (Daudu) Onyebu Clan
8. Mal. Hamza Yunusa Abubakar – Oseze Ogbani (Gata) Onyebu Clan.

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