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Beneficiaries Of Corrupt System Of Old School Fees Structure At Isa Mustapha Agawai Polytechnic, Lafia Instigated The Recent Protest – Says SUG President

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Comrade Musa Umar Aboki, is the President, Student Union Government (SUG) of Isa Mustapha Agwai Polytechnic, Lafia, Nasarawa State
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Beneficiaries Of Corrupt System Of Old School Fees Structure At Isa Mustapha Agawai Polytechnic, Lafia Instigated The Recent Protest – Says SUG President.

Comrade Musa Umar Aboki, is the President, Student Union Government (SUG) of Isa Mustapha Agwai Polytechnic, Lafia, Nasarawa State

Comrade Musa Umar Aboki, is the President, Student Union Government (SUG) of Isa Mustapha Agwai Polytechnic, Lafia, Nasarawa State

More revelations has continue to emerge into what too, k place during the wanton destruction of valuable property at the State Citadel, Comrade Musa Umar Aboki, is the President, Student Union Government (SUG) of Isa Mustapha Agwai Polytechnic, Lafia, Nasarawa State, has alleged that those benefiting from previous analogue system of payment of school fees were those that instigated the students protest in the institution on 11th March, 2021.

Comrade Umar Aboki revealed this on Tuesday  in Lafia when the officials of the union appeared before the Nasarawa State House of Assembly Committee on Education investigating students protest at the institution.

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The SUG president while condemning the act, urged the committee to deal with any persons no matter how highly place he/she was if found wanting should be dealt with as to serve as deterrent to others and for the overall development of the education sector in the state.

“I want to commend you for investigating the students protest as we have also condemned the act in its totality.

“We were suspecting that some people who were benefiting with the old ( analogue)  method of school fees payment instigated the students protest.

“They were not happy when the new management of the school introduced new portal for students registration and payment of school fees.

“As the new portal blocked linkages and checkmate corruption as before now some  students school fees goes into individuals hands, ” he said.

Umar Aboki dismissed allegations that the school management closed school fees portal and increased school fees which led to the protest.

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“On 11th March, 2021, the school portal was working as some students were paying school fees when the protest was going on and as  I am speaking, the portal is presently working

” We don’t know why some students protested ,” he said.

The SUG President commended the school management under the leadership of Dr Justina Kotso for providing purposeful and inclusive leadership as well as carrying students along in her scheme of things.

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Earlier, Hon Daniel Ogazi, the Chairman, House Committee on Education said that the committee decided to invite them in order to get first-hand information that would assist it in carrying out its investigation.

” We have invited you to testify on the students protest of 11th March, 2021 which destroyed properties worth millions of Naira at the institution.

” Tell us  what you know about the students protest  in order to unravel the immediate and remote causes the protest,” he said.

Oga Ogazi (APC-Kokona East)  said that the committee would come up  with its findings at the end of the day in order to punish perpetrators of the protest.

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The chairman advised students to always remain calm and respect constituted authorities by  respecting  the school rules and regulations in the interest of peace and for the overall development of the education sector.

Also appeared before the committee were Mr Arinya Ogbole, the Embattled Chairman of Alumni of the institution and Jamilu Abubakar, the former Caretaker Committee Chairman of the polytechnic Alumni where the committee chairman blamed them  for incitng the public against the management of the polytechnic through their posting in the social media and other utterances.

Mr Gambo Kigbu, one of the presidential candidate of the Alumni of the institution tendered more documents to the committee on how Jamilu Abubakar is inciting the public against the management of the institution.

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On his part, Mr Hudu Suraj, a staff of the institution while defending himself before the committee told them that he did not have any problem with the rector but was on the rector’s office to tell her about what Jamilu Abubakar was posting in social media about the school.

Also appeared before the committee was the DPO of Ombi 1, Lafia Officer, A. Aliyu with his men.

The committee reinvited Jamilu Abubakar to appear before the committee Tomorrow,Thursday, May 6th, 2021  by 9am .

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POWA President Attends Police Children School’s Inter-House Competition In Koton-Karfe. 

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Mrs Sarah Ayuba seated with other invited guests during the sport event at Koton-Karfe, Kogi LG
POWA President Attends Police Children School’s Inter-House Competition In Koton-Karfe. 
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POWA President Attends Police Children School’s Inter-House Competition In Koton-Karfe.

By Yahaya Idris, Kogi.

Present to watch the students in action were parents and friends of the institution. The competition also gave parents and invited guests the opportunity to see how their children’s are doing well academically.

Mrs Sarah Ayuba seated with other invited guests during the sport event at Koton-Karfe, Kogi LG

Mrs Sarah Ayuba seated with other invited guests during the sport event at Koton-Karfe, Kogi LG

Speaking at the occasion, the President Police Officer’s Wives Association (POWA), Mrs Alkali Baba Usman, who expressed total gratitude to God to be present at the auspicious occasion of the maiden sports festival of the police children school Koton-Karfe.

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The POWA President who was ably represented by wife of Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Mrs Sarah Ayuba, described sports as a very essential to every human life, noting that it keeps their body fit, fine and enhances physical strength.

Her statements read in part: “Sport develop the the physical as well as the mental strength in students, daily exercise is essential to students because it does not help students to stay healthy alone, but also helps to improve their emotion.”

Mrs Sara Ayuba, who is also the Special guest of honour at the Occasion consider her present honour and privilege to represent the POWA President to perform this pleasant duty.

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Mrs Ayuba emphasize the need for sports to be adopted as a major part of the school curriculum because if students stay emotionally and physically healthy, they can easily focus on their studies. She stressed the need for all students to participate actively in sport activities in order to increase their confidence, mental alertness and self esteem.

She commended the head teacher and staff of police children school Koton-Karfe, Kogi local government for the initiative to organize this event and the zeal to ensure the event becomes a reality.

The event features different category of sports competition which are as follow:

Bicycle race, mountain marathon, farmers harvest, three legged race, tug of war, traditional race and Disney character challenge.

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Global Times Nigeria Report that the occasion had in attendance, former Kogi LG Chairman, present Chairman, council Treasurer, stakeholders, representatives of traditional institution and host of others.

Wife to Kogi State Commissioner of police and special guest of honour, Mrs Sarah Ayuba seated during the ongoing sport festival in Koton-Karfe, Kogi LG

Wife to Kogi State Commissioner of police and special guest of honour, Mrs Sarah Ayuba seated during the ongoing sport festival in Koton-Karfe, Kogi LG

The winners were presented with prizes, gifts and cash worth thousands of naira.

 

 

 

 

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Barr. Tanko, Engr. Bashir Gegu, Ohikwura Commends Management Of Police Children School Koton-Karfe On Their First Inter House Sports Festival

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Barr. Tanko, Engr. Bashir Gegu, Ohikwura Commends Management Of Police Children School Koton-Karfe On Their First Inter House Sports Festival

By Yahaya Idris, Kogi.

Global Times Nigeria reports that the Police children school Koton-Karfe was established last year under the administration of the former Administrator of Kogi LG, Hon. Barr. Muhammed Tanko Musa Osuku with aimed of inducing moral value and providing conducive learning environment for the children.

R-L: Chairman Kogi State Civil Service Commission, Barr. Muhammed Tanko Musa, Reps. Of AEDC Abuja and reps. Of Commissioner for solid Minerals and natural resources, Comr Abubakar Usman during the school program at Koton-Karfe

R-L: Chairman Kogi State Civil Service Commission, Barr. Muhammed Tanko Musa, Reps. Of AEDC Abuja and reps. Of Commissioner for solid Minerals and natural resources, Comr Abubakar Usman during the school program at Koton-Karfe

Speaking at the epoch making event in Koton-Karfe, the Chairman Kogi State Civil Service Commission, Hon. Chief (Barr.) Muhammed (Dan-masani Igu Kingdom) congratulated the head teacher and school management for sustaining growth and development of the school.

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Barr. Tanko who was overwhelmed with the school success recorded in shortest time of its establishment.

Wife to Kogi State Commissioner of police and special guest of honour, Mrs Sarah Ayuba seated during the ongoing sport festival in Koton-Karfe, Kogi LG

Wife to Kogi State Commissioner of police and special guest of honour, Mrs Sarah Ayuba seated during the ongoing sport festival in Koton-Karfe, Kogi LG

Barr. Tanko who is also a legal luminary commended the teachers for making the day a success, while thanking the patents for their support and sponsorship.

The State Civil Service Boss reiterated the need for early nurturing of children’s talents, saying, “It is good we catch them young.”

He thanked the Kofi State Governor, Yahaya Adoza Bello for promoting sports in the state, especially for making sports compulsory for all schools in the state.

Barr. Tanko presenting gift items to one of the winner of the sport festival

Barr. Tanko presenting gift items to one of the winner of the sport festival

He added: “Inter-house sport is also educative on its own. If you are not fit physically you cannot be sound mentally and a sound mind can only lie in sound body.”

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He urged the winners not to rest on their oars, just as he encouraged the losers to strive harder for success.

Also speaking at the end of the competition, the School PTA Chairman, Alhaji Abdullahi Yusuf Ohikwura, Mawatale of Igu Koton-Karfe kingdom and Treasurer Kogi LG said he was pleased with the performance of various houses, and urged the students to always strive to be the best they can.

Ohikwura thanked the Almighty Allah and authority for finding their community worthy for siting the school.

“What happened here is that, I saw level of commitment in their education pursuit, I have no doubt that the school will produced future leaders”. Ohikwura noted.

On his part, Commissioner for solid Minerals and natural resources, Engineer Abubakar Bashir Gegu who was ably represented by his Aide, Comr. Abubakar Usman commended the school management for the great job, assured of his support.

The school PTA Chairman, Alhaji Abdullahi Yusuf Ohikwura and other invited guests

The school PTA Chairman, Alhaji Abdullahi Yusuf Ohikwura and other invited guests

The event had in attendance, wife of State Commissioner of police, representatives of traditional institution, politicians and stakeholders within and outside Koton-Karfe.

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Abaji Council Chairman Disburses N13.6m Scholarships To Students.

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Chairman of Abaji Area Council, Hon Abdulrahman Ajiya (m) shortly after he met with members of the scholarship committee on Tuesday.
Chairman of Abaji Area Council, Hon Abdulrahman Ajiya (m) shortly after he met with members of the scholarship committee on Tuesday.
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Abaji Council Chairman Disburses N13.6m Scholarships To Students.

By Sadiq Abubakar, Abuja.

The Chairman of Abaji Area Council, Alhaji Abdulrahman Ajiya, has disclosed that a sum of N13.6 million has been released for scholarship disbursement to indigent students of the council learning at various tertiary institutions across the country.

The chairman of Abaji Area Council, Hon Abdulrahman Ajiya

The chairman of Abaji Area Council, Hon Abdulrahman Ajiya

Ajiya, while speaking with newsmen shortly after he received a briefing from the chairman of the scholarship committee, Abdullahi Abubakar, said 1,365 students which he said cut across national diploma, NCE and university benefited from the scholarship scheme.

He said the first batch of the disbursement has been made, saying the second batch of the disbursement will commence has also commenced on Tuesday, even as he appreciated the scholarship committee’s efforts for being transparent in the disbursement.

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The chairman, however, said the councils desire to disburse the scholarship was aimed at supporting the indigent students to go school and acquire education.

He said since he assumed right from his first tenure, euducation has been his administration top priority, which he said the council has also been making effort to support the girl – child education.

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“And it was one the reason immediately when I assumed office, I decided to established government day secondary school in Abaji town, where parents including those from neighboring Kogi and Nasarawa state send their children to the school,” he said.

Chairman of Abaji Area Council, Hon Abdulrahman Ajiya (m) shortly after he met with members of the scholarship committee on Tuesday.

Chairman of Abaji Area Council, Hon Abdulrahman Ajiya (m) shortly after he met with members of the scholarship committee on Tuesday.

The Chairman, further lauded the head of department and supervisor for education and other members of the committee for their transparent way in ensuring the ongoing disbursement was peaceful and transparent without any complaints from the affected students.

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