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Check Out How Nasarawa Speaker Secures 33 KVA Transformers For Toto LGA, Lauds Gov Sule’s Intervention.

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The Executive Chairman of Toto LGC, Hon. Prince Nuhu Adamu Dauda receiving the 33 KVA Transformers
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Check Out How Nasarawa Speaker Secures 33 KVA Transformers For Toto LGA, Lauds Gov Sule’s Intervention.

33 KVA transformers recently influenced by Nasarawa Speaker, Alhaji Abdullahi Ibrahim Balarabe

33 KVA transformers recently influenced by Nasarawa Speaker, Alhaji Abdullahi Ibrahim Balarabe

Nasarawa Speaker, has been commended for his foresight and prompt intervention towards rural Electrification of Toto Local Government and its environ.

The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Ibrahim  Balarabe Abdullahi, has secured two 33 KVA transformers for Toto Local Government Area of the state to boost power supply and enhance the socio- economic activities of the people.

To this end, the speaker has appreciated the State Governor, Engr. Abdullahi Sule  for the gesture  while assuring him of his peoples resolve to support  his administration beyond 2023.

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Balarabe Abdullahi said that the installation of the transformers which is being handled by Nasarawa Electricity Power Agency (NAEPA) would also improve on the standard of living of the people, boost revenue  and enhance development in the area.

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According to him, one of the transformers is cited in Toto, the Headquarters of Toto Local Government Area while the other transformer will be cited in Gadabuke, the Headquarters of Gadabuke Development Area of the state.

Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, the Speaker of the House 

Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, the Speaker of the House

The speaker added that the importance of electricity to human and  societal development could not be overemphasized, hence the need of his determination to lobby for the transformers from the state government.

” The governor in his magnanimity has graciously approved the installation  of the transformers for me in any part of my local government, that I deemed it necessary.

“You know Toto Local Government is one of the larger local governments in the state with two constituencies, Umaisha/ Ugya which is my own constituency and Toto/ Gadabuke and I deemed it necessary and important as a very  significant project and life touching, I should extend it and start from the second constituency because my own immediate constituency has benefited a lot in my interventions.

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” Let the people of Toto and Gadabuke feel my impact on this aspect because Toto Local Government  is my local government as the project will gradually be expanded and other areas will soon get their turn.

” I most sincerity thank His Excellency,  Engr. A A Sule for this gesture, “the Speaker said.

Ibrahim Balarabe also assured of his leadership continued readiness to give the executive arm all the necessary support to succeed.

Besides, he urged the people of the area to pray for the success of Gov. Abdullahi Sule and President Muhammadu Buhari administrations to succeed.

Also speaking, the Executive Chairman,  Toto LGA, Prince Nuhu Adamu Dauda  who  led other council members, management and some associations to the installation site of the 33kv transformer for Toto Town lauded the speaker for his leadership qualities.

” I want to appreciate our amiable Speaker, Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi for lobbied and ensuring that our local government get these transformers in order to boost the socio-economic activities of our people.

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” We also thank His Excellency,  Engr. A A Sule  for the donation of the transformers. He is an investment friendly governor who have the desire to industrialised and develop the state.

” We will continue to remain grateful to His Excellency and support his administration at all times to succeed,” he said.

The council boss also commended  the governor for ensuring that peace returns to Toto local government while assuring of his administration’s determination to sustain the peace being enjoyed in the area.

The Executive Chairman of Toto LGC, Hon. Prince Nuhu Adamu Dauda receiving the 33 KVA Transformers

The Executive Chairman of Toto LGC, Hon. Prince Nuhu Adamu Dauda receiving the 33 KVA 

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In their separate speeches, Sarkin Samari ( Youth Leader)  of Toto LGA,  Speaker Youth Assembly of Nigeria (YAN), Labour Leader of Toto LGA, Isanayi’s Ladies Association of Adadu among other individuals and groups showered encomiums on the speaker for lobby and providing the people of the area with much needed dividends of democracy.

They have assured the speaker and Gov. Sule of their loyalty and unalloyed support to enable them succeed in the task ahead of them.

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Kogi Mega Bus Terminal: Govt. Orders Closure Of All Motor Parks Within Lokoja Metropolis.

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Chairman committee for the movement to the Mega Terminal and beautification of Nataco -- Felele highway, Commander Jerry Omodara
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Kogi Mega Bus Terminal: Govt. Orders Closure Of All Motor Parks Within Lokoja Metropolis.

Idris Ahmed, Lokoja.

Kogi State Government has ordered the immediate closure of all motor parks in Lokoja metropolis and all passenger vehicles have been directed to relocate to the new Lokoja Mega Terminal.

Chairman committee for the movement to the Mega Terminal and beautification of Nataco -- Felele highway, Commander Jerry Omodara

Chairman committee for the movement to the Mega Terminal and beautification of Nataco — Felele highway, Commander Jerry Omodara

Chairman committee for the movement to the Mega Terminal and beautification of Nataco — Felele highway, Commander Jerry Omodara, disclosed at a press briefing in Government House Lokoja, that all parks and Mini parks within Lokoja metropolis have been served quit notice.

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Commander Omodara who is the state Security Adviser to the Governor, said the state government has also ordered the revocation of certificates of all lands currently used as motor parks in Lokoja, and all land tittles have been re-designated .

He added that no vehicle will be allowed to carry passengers in any part of the metropolis except at the Mega Terminal, while all vehicles traversing Lokoja metropolis must drop-off passengers only inside the Mega Terminal.

Chairman committee for the movement to the Mega Terminal and beautification of Nataco -- Felele highway, Commander Jerry Omodara

Chairman committee for the movement to the Mega Terminal and beautification of Nataco — Felele highway, Commander Jerry Omodara.

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The Security Adviser who disclosed that security agencies along with Kogi Transport Management Agency (KOTRAMA), have been directed to impound any vehicle that violates the order, also tasked the Ministry of Transportation and other Committees to ensure strict compliance.

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Chairman of the FCT wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) Comrade Stephen Knabayi, (m) addresses some executives of the union shortly after a closed doors meeting with the chairman of Bwari Area council, John Gabaya over non payment of teachers annual increment and arrears promotion.
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Bwari Chair Approves Teachers Annual Increment, Arrears Promotion.

Chairman of the FCT wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) Comrade Stephen Knabayi, (m) addresses some executives of the union shortly after a closed doors meeting with the chairman of Bwari Area council, John Gabaya over non payment of teachers annual increment and arrears promotion.

Chairman of the FCT wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) Comrade Stephen Knabayi, (m) addresses some executives of the union shortly after a closed doors meeting with the chairman of Bwari Area council, John Gabaya over non payment of teachers annual increment and arrears promotion.

By Abubakar Sadiq Isah.

The Chairman of Bwari Area Council, John Gabaya, has approved annual increment/ implementation of arrears for 2021 and arrears promotion for 2018 for primary school teachers of the council.

Gabaya, disclosed this when he received the standing committee of the FCT wing Executives of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) led by its state chairman, Comrade Stephen Knabayi, in his office on Friday.

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He said it was not deliberately hurt by his administration to delay the payment/implementation of teachers arrears promotion despite he inherited liabilities across board from his predecessors.

In fact, when I assumed office, there are about five garnishing orders from court as a result of litigation by some contractors that being owed by the previous administration. But I want to assure the union that the council will ensure that the implementation /promotion arrears for 2021 and 2018 for teachers are implemented without delay,” he said.

He said his administration was continue to intensify efforts towards gradual paying N6 million monthly in order to offset the 2016 and 2017 teachers promotion arrears.

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The chairman, while expressing delight with members of the standing committee of the union for their peaceful approach towards their members demand, said his administration will continue to make welfare of teachers as a priority since teachers made him to attain the position of local government chairman.

He, therefore, directed the Local Education Authority (LEA) secretary of the council, Solomon Ayuba Dagami, to compile a comprehensive figures of the amount being owed the teachers in order for the council to offset them.

Chaiman of the FCT wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) Comrade Stephen Knabayi (m) Acting Secretary of the union, Comrade Margerete N. Jethro, Bwari Branch chairman of the Union, Comrade Arron Abbah, shortly after the state executives of the union meeting with the chairman of Bwari Area council, John Gabaya in his office on Friday.

Earlier, the chairman of the FCT wing of the Nigeria Union of (Teachers NUT) Comrade Stephen Knabayi, said the union record has shown that the council has paid 2017 teachers promotion arrears, which he said was quite commendable.

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He said though, the union was seriously bothered that the council has been delaying the payment and implementation of annual increment and arrears for teachers, which he said are outstanding.

“We are very much aware that the two NUT branches has made efforts discuss theses things with you with the aim of having these monies paid, but their efforts has not yielded any results,” he said.

Knabayi, said the activities of the union was not about boxing with the leaders, but rather, engaged in dialogue, intervene and discuss issues that has to do with education and the welfare of the teachers.

Chairman of the FCT wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) Comrade Stephen Knabayi, (m) addresses some executives of the union shortly after a closed doors meeting with the chairman of Bwari Area council, John Gabaya over non payment of teachers annual increment and arreas promotion.

Chairman of the FCT wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) Comrade Stephen Knabayi, (m) addresses some executives of the union shortly after a closed doors meeting with the chairman of Bwari Area council, John Gabaya over non payment of teachers annual increment and arrears promotion.

Global Times Nigeria report that the standing committee of the FCT NUT executives has resolved to meet with the council chairman next week Monday, where an undertaking will be written by the council chairman for payment of the arrears promotion and implementation of annul increment for the teachers.

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S’West PDP: Fayose Group Meets In Abeokuta, Says; “PDP, Nigerians Common Enemy Is APC”

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S'West PDP: Fayose Group Meets In Abeokuta, Says; "PDP, Nigerians Common Enemy Is APC"
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S’West PDP: Fayose Group Meets In Abeokuta, Says; “PDP, Nigerians Common Enemy Is APC”

The group in the South-West Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) loyal to the former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has met stakeholders in Ogun State, reiterating commitment to peace, unity and progress of the party in the zone.

The group, which met in Abeokuta, Ogun State, further affirmed that non of its candidates will go to court to challenge outcome of the congress, saying “Our common enemy as PDP members and as Nigerians is the APC, we will rather join hands and work together to rescue our people from mis-governance of the APC instead of bickering over zonal congress.”

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The group however condemned the use of violence before and during the congress, urging that use of thugs should be discouraged in the party’s future engagements.

The Ogun State stakeholders were led by Hon Ladi Adebutu and the State Chairman, Dr Sikirulai Ogundele.

A statement by its spokes person,Lere Olayinka, read; “After meeting with stakeholders in Ogun State today, it was further resolved that the Fayose group has accepted the outcome of the South-West congress.

“That non of our candidates will go to court as we will stand by what we said during and after the congress.

“The group thanks all delegates to the congress and appreciates Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and in particular former Governor Ayo Fayose, for his rare demonstration of leadership.

“It congratulates Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja and promised to work with him in the interest of the party in the zone.

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“It expresses commitment to working for the victory of the party in 2022 and 2023 elections.

“The group condemns the use of violence before and during the congress and urge that use of thugs should be discouraged in our future engagements.

” That the group admonishes Governor Makinde to rise above ‘yesterday’ and reciprocate its good gesture and show of sportsmanship by providing the required leadership with maturity, sincerity and honesty of purpose in the overall good of the party.

“Lastly, the group reiterates that the common enemy as PDP members and Nigerians is the APC, we must join hands and work together to rescue of people from its mis-governance.”

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