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Ayikwu Egbira Hails Nasarawa State Speaker Balarabe, Says He Has No Hands In The Alleged Removal Of DVC NSUK.

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Nasarawa Speaker, Abdullahi Ibrahim Balarabe, member representing Toto/Gadabuke constituency and delegation of Ayikwu. Egbira Onobinhu in Lafia
Ayikwu Egbira Hails Nasarawa State Speaker Balarabe, Says He Has No Hands In The Alleged Removal Of DVC NSUK.
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Ayikwu Egbira Hails Nasarawa State Speaker Balarabe, Says He Has No Hands In The Alleged Removal Of DVC NSUK.

Nasarawa Speaker, Abdullahi Ibrahim Balarabe, member representing Toto/Gadabuke constituency and delegation of Ayikwu. Egbira Onobinhu in Lafia

Nasarawa Speaker, Abdullahi Ibrahim Balarabe, member representing Toto/Gadabuke constituency and delegation of Ayikwu. Egbira Onobinhu in Lafia

By Yahaya Idris, Lafia.

The Coalition of Egbira Cultural Association, Ayikwu Egbira Onobihum, (AEO) the apex socio-political youth organization in the country has commended the Nasarawa State House of Assembly Speaker, Rt. Hon. Abdullahi Ibrahim Balarabe for his commitment for socioeconomic development of Toto Local Government, State and Country at large, adding that the house under his able leadership has indeed proved that they mean well for Nasarawa people.

Speaking during the group courtesy call on the Speaker in Lafia, Nasarawa State capital on Monday, Vice President of the group, Prince Hamisu Omaki who led a high power delegation, said it noted that the Nasarawa State House of Assembly headed by Rt. Hon. Abdullahi Ibrahim Balarabe as Speaker has proved that the house is in serious business of ensuring that the state is safe hands.

Nasarawa Speaker, Abdullahi Ibrahim Balarabe, member representing Toto/Gadabuke constituency and delegation of Ayikwu. Egbira Onobinhu in Lafia

Nasarawa Speaker, Abdullahi Ibrahim Balarabe, member representing Toto/Gadabuke constituency and delegation of Ayikwu. Egbira Onobinhu in Lafia

According to him, “Nasarawa house leadership is indeed a group of great think-tanks who are in the legislative Chambers for serious business to make laws for the betterment of Nasarawa populace who elected them at the polls.” Prince Omaki said.

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He however, lamented over series of unfounded allegation circulating on the Social Media by those who never mean well for their land and working against the revered Speaker which they alleged that Speaker Balarabe masterminded the removal of the Deputy Vice Chancellor of the Nasarawa State University Keffi.

Prince Omaki said after through investigation by the group it was revealed that the former DVC of NSUK have attained his two years of tenure by the constitution which pave way for his replacement by the institution and wonder why Speaker Balarabe will be tagged as brains behind his purported removal as alleged by some unscrupulous elements.

Speaker Balarabe shortly after meeting with Ayikwu Egbira Onobinhu delegation

Speaker Balarabe shortly after meeting with Ayikwu Egbira Onobinhu delegation

He commended the speaker for his leadership prowess and commitment especially on the developmental stride in areas of Agriculture, industrialization, rural electrification project, Education, Health, Security and human capital development among others,  saying its only God that can reward him abundantly.

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“Toto Economic will soon be a reality as youths who are ready to invest in the ongoing revolution in the Agriculture sector situated at Umaisha district by the state government can easily accessed when the project is completed.

Prince Omaki therefore urged the Speaker to used his good office to bring more development in order to consolidate on already achieved dividends through his purposeful leadership style. He said.

Responding, Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Alhaji Abdullahi Ibrahim Balarabe and Walin of Opanda Kingdom, while receiving his August visitors at his residence in Lafia, described the Ayikwu Egbira as best for image making in Egbira nation.

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He said like the emerging group and many others out there were his source of strength and determination to succeed in office, adding that he would not relent to develope the area as long as he remain in the system.

The Speaker who was flanked by his brother and lawmaker representing Toto/Gadabuke constituency, Hon. Usman Labaran Shafa, assured the group of their readiness to partner with any group with meaningful ideals to add value or fast track the development of Toto LG which is their major concern.

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He appreciated them for finding them worthy for the visit and promised never to let them down in discharge of their official duties.

The Speaker who declined comment on his alleged involvement in the purported removal of the DVC, said he was happy despite his silent on the matter, the Ayikwu Egbira Onobinhu was able to do the needful by launching an independent investigation and was able to tell the world what really happened.

Alhaji Abdullahi Ibrahim Balarabe said his office will be wide open with any group that has genuine advise that will lead to development of Toto local government as not hesitate in bringing them forward for prompt action.

Member representing Toto/Gadabuke, Hon. Usman Labaran Shafa with delegation of Ayikwu Egbira Onobinhu shortly after their meeting in Lafia.

Member representing Toto/Gadabuke, Hon. Usman Labaran Shafa with delegation of Ayikwu Egbira Onobinhu shortly after their meeting in Lafia.

Global Times Nigeria had reported that since the tenure of the former DVC NSUK elapsed there was series of allegation circulating on the Social Media from the opposition that the Speaker of the House masterminded his removal as DVC despite official press statement from the institution exempted the Speaker from such development.

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Recalled, several political groups in Toto LG has also aligned their interest with their leader and Speaker of the house, describing him as a political genius working day and night for the development of the area.

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Eid-El-Fitr: Deputy Governor of Kebbi Task On Peaceful Coexistence.

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Eid-El-Fitr: Deputy Governor of Kebbi Task On Peaceful Coexistence.

In his message to commemorate the 2021 Eid-El-Fitr, His Excellency, Dr Sama’ila Yombe Dabai mni (Tambarin Zuru), the Deputy Governor of Kebbi State has charged Muslim faithfuls around the globe on peaceful co-existence and implore the virtues of Holy Month of Ramadan and beyond.

While fielding questions from journalists after Eid El Fitr prayers on Thursday, Dr. Samaila Yombe Dabai used the medium to commend the efforts and leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Bagudu of Kebbi state respectively.

the Kebbi State Deputy Governor Dr. Sama'ila Yombe Dabai addressing newsmen shortly after a program

the Kebbi State Deputy Governor Dr. Sama’ila Yombe Dabai addressing newsmen shortly after a program

The Deputy Governor further extended warm appreciations to Royal fathers of Kebbi State for their regular support to the policies and programs of the State Government.

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On insecurity situation in the State with emphasis on Kebbi South, Sama’ila Yombe Dabai stressed that Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu will not relent on the efforts of the State Government toward sustaining the peace while using the medium to call on bad elements launching attacks on the innocent citizens to either stop or face full wrath of the law.

The Deputy Governor prayed for the repose of all departed souls while renewing his call to see the prime purpose of life here on Earth and hereafter.

 

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Dr Isah Salifu bags traditional title in hometown as Omachi Ejeh Dekina, (Wali).

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Dr Isah Salifu bags traditional title in hometown as Omachi Ejeh Dekina, (Wali).

Recognition will always come to the diligent and the selfless. Sometimes, it comes from outside one’s community or from within, as is the case with Dr Isah Salifu.

Dr Salifu, ECOBANK zonal manager, was yesterday  conferred with the traditional title of Omachi Ejeh of Dekina. To some, it may just be a title. But to the Igalas, it holds a lot of importance.  Its meaning is Gifted Child. The title was conferred by no other than the Ejeh of Dekina and acting Chairman, Igala Area Traditional Council Dr Usman Obaje.

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The monarch emphasized that the Zonal Ecobank manager Dr Isah Salifu  deserved the title for his unprecedented positive contribution to the development of Igala Kingdom and Dekina in particular.

The new Omachi Ejeh of Dekina, Dr Isah Salifu

The new Omachi Ejeh of Dekina, Dr Isah Salifu

The event which took  place on the second date of the Eid-el-Fitr period in Ejeh Palace Dekina, have the presence of Engr Musa Wada immediate past Peoples Democratic Party PDP  Kogi state gubernatorial candidate, Dr. Idris Omede, the former commissioner for Health Kogi state, Dr Tony Okpanachi MD Development Bank of Nigeria, Chief Dr Kashim Akor, DG National Productivity Centre, Mallam Nasiru Adeboh, former Chief of staff to Governor Idris Wada, Prof. Armstrong Idacahab acting DG, National Broadcasting Commission, Alhaji Hassan Ibrahim, of Supreme Court Nigeria, Hon Sadiq Abubakar, ICDA President , Hon Abdulahi Omede among  other prominent sons and daughters of the noble Igala kingdom.

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The Monarchs who graced the auspicious occasion include His Royal Highnesses, Ogohi of Anyigba, Alhaji Shaibu Okolo, Oyeigba of Mozum, and others.

The recipient of the prestigious award, Dr Salihu, stressed that the Ejeh had demonstrated his passion and commitment to a united and egalitarian Society, “I am appreciative of the recognition of my contributions to nation building and I pledge my continued loyalty to Ejeh in  Council, Igala traditional institution Kogi State and Nigeria at large.”

Dr Isah said “The honour is timely and encouraging, insisting that the honour would encourage him to sustain his good works.”

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Afenifere 4 GYB/PYB 2023: Kogi State Chapter Describes Gov. Bello as Best Choice for the Country

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Afenifere 4 GYB/PYB 2023: Kogi State Chapter Describes Gov. Bello as Best Choice for the Country

 

By: Joshua Adinoyi

A Group known as Afenifere for GYB/PYB 2023, Kogi State Chapter, says Governor Yahaya Bello remains the right choice to lead Nigeria come 2023.

The State Coordinator of the Group, Mr. Chinga Emmanuel made the remark during a meeting of the Group in Lokoja, the State Capital.

Mr. Chinga pointed out that since Governor Yahaya Bello assumed Office, alot of transformation has taken place in the State, ranging from rural electrification, road construction, appointment of youths into positions, among others.

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The State Coordinator noted that Nigeria today, is yearning for change of leadership, stressing that Governor Bello represents the youthful mind the Country needs, assuring that if elected as President in the coming Presidential election, a lot of positive changes will be witnessed in Nigeria.

Mr. Chinga expressed optimism that the issue of insecurity facing Nigeria will become a thing of the past with Governor Bello leading the Country, assuring that the Group will not relent efforts at promoting the activities of the Governor to the the outer world and ensure his success at the Presidential polls.

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He explained that few weeks after the inauguration of executives of Kogi State of the Group, over 3,000 members have been added to the Group, calling on all Kogites within and outside the State to join the movement.

Mr. Emmanuel stressed that the Group will continue to mobilize youths across the 21 Local Government Areas of the State to join the project, adding that Governor Yahaya Bello’s believe in the youths’ ability to deliver is second to none.

 

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