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Hon. Labaran Shafa Describes Nasarawa Speaker As A Great Man With Large Heart Whose Leadership Prowess Has Brought Succour To His Constituency

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Hon. Usman Labaran Shafa, Member representing Toto/ Gadabuke State constituency
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Hon. Labaran Shafa Describes Nasarawa Speaker As A Great Man With Large Heart Whose Leadership Prowess Has Brought Succour To His Constituency

Hon. Usman Labaran Shafa, Member representing Toto/ Gadabuke State constituency

Hon. Usman Labaran Shafa, Member representing Toto/ Gadabuke State constituency

Hon. Usman Labaran Shafa, Member representing Toto/ Gadabuke State constituency at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Wednesday lauded the tireless effort of the Speaker, Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi for his purposeful leadership especially for influencing two 33 KVA transformers to his host LG.

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The lawmaker while appreciating and expressing gratitude to God and the Speaker for his kind gesture said such development would go a long way in improving on the socio-economic activities and improve on the standard of living of the people of the constituency.

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Labaran Shafa, who is the Chairman, House Committee on Health gave the commendation in a statement he issued to newsmen in Lafia, the State capital.

According to him, the people of the constituency would continue to remain grateful and appreciative to the speaker for attracting development to his constituency and the local government at large.

“We will continue to remain indebted to our Honourable Speaker, Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi for lobbied two 33KVA transformers to Toto and Gadabuke in which I am representing.

“The speaker is representing Umaisha/ Ugya constituency but he lobbied and brought the two transformers to my immediate constituency, Toto/ Gadabuke in which one of the transformers was cited in Toto and the other one in Gadabuke.

“He is a man with large heart,and God will continued to bless him.

“We also appreciate His Excellency, Gov. Abdullahi Sule for the donation of the transformers and we pray God to bless them abundantly.

“Our speaker is making us proud, he is doing well and he is providing an inclusive and purposeful leadership at the House and our people are benefitting from him, we say thank you to him, ” he said.

Governor Abdullahi A. Sule and Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe  Abdullahi

Governor Abdullahi A. Sule and Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi

Labaran Shafa urged the people of the area to continue to give their maximum support to Speaker Balarabe and Gov. Abdullahi Sule to enable them succeed.

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He has assured the people of his constituency of sound and effective representation in order to improve on the standard of living of the people of his constituency and the state at large.

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The lawmaker enjoined the people of the area to continue to live in peace and tolerate one another for development to thrive.

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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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Ayodele Fayose, the former Governor of Ekiti State
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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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