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FCT Polls: Igbo community In Gwagwalada Declare Support For APC Chairmanship, Hon Abubakar Giri

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Chairmanship Candidate of APC in Gwagwalada Area Council, Hon Abubakar Jibrin Giri (m) Former house of representatives member for Abuja South federal constituency, Hon Zakari Angulu Dobi, right and former secretary of the council/APC Chieftain, Alhaji Usman Yahaya, during event organized by Igbo community in Gwagwalada where they declared their support for the APC chairmanship candidate in the area on Saturday
FCT Polls: Igbo community In Gwagwalada Declare Support For APC Chairmanship, Hon Abubakar Giri
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By Sadiq Abubakar, Abuja.

The Igbo community in Gwagwalada Area Council in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have declared their support for the Chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Hon Abubakar Jibrin Giri, during the February 12, 2022 Chairmanship election in the area.

Chairmanship Candidate of APC in Gwagwalada Area Council, Hon Abubakar Jibrin Giri (m) Former house of representatives member for Abuja South federal constituency, Hon Zakari Angulu Dobi, right and former secretary of the council/APC Chieftain, Alhaji Usman Yahaya, during event organized by Igbo community in Gwagwalada where they declared their support for the APC chairmanship candidate in the area on Saturday

Chairmanship Candidate of APC in Gwagwalada Area Council, Hon Abubakar Jibrin Giri (m) Former house of representatives member for Abuja South federal constituency, Hon Zakari Angulu Dobi, right and former secretary of the council/APC Chieftain, Alhaji Usman Yahaya, during event organized by Igbo community in Gwagwalada where they declared their support for the APC chairmanship candidate in the area on Saturday

Speaking at the event, the organiser of the event, Vice Chairman of the APC FCT south east forum, Mr Ugwu Okechukwu Samuel, said the Igbo community decided to declare their support for the APC chairmanship candidate in the area because of his competency and capability.

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” The message is very simple, treat us as you are treating others, as we are part of the APC and we are not going back. And we shall right the wrong in the past,” he said.

He said the Igbo’s are part of the ruling APC in the area, saying they Igbo’s in the area are fully ready and determined to work for the victory of the Chairmanship  candidate and in 2023 general elections.

In his welcome address, a former house of representatives for Abuja South federal constituency, Hon Zakari Angulu Dobi, who was the chairman of the occasion, said it was clear that the ruling APC was a national party, which hem solicit for more political appointment for the Igbo residents in the area.

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“And since some of us has the capacity to solicit for more appointments for our Igbo brothers from the wards to the state level in order for our voice to be heard. And we are convinced that we shall not relent in that regard,” he said.

He stressed on the need for peaceful coexistence among each irrespective of tribe, ethnic, political and religious affiliation, saying under unity of purpose would continue attract more development across boards.

In his remarks, the APC chairmanship flag bearer of the council, Hon Abubakar Jibrin Giri, appreciated the organisers of the event and declaring their support for him during the forthcoming Chairmanship election in the area.

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He assured the Igbo residents of the council that his administration would be an all inclusive government if he emerged winner during the forthcoming council election.

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“I believe majority of the Igbo’s here today can still testify when I was elected as chairman of Gwagwalada Area Council between 2013-2016, how I made sure that the Igbo’s were carried along, which I shall replicate same when given the mandate come February 12, 2022, God willing,” he said.

A Chieftain of the APC in the area/former secretary of the council, Alhaji Usman Yahaya, while delivering a paper titled ” The role of Indi -Igbo in the Development of Nigeria” : Gwagwalada As a Case Study” Alhaji Yahaya, called on Igbo’s in the area to open up and participate fully in politics of the area.

A former house of representatives member for Abuja South federal constituency Hon Zakari Angulu Dobi, right, chairnanship candidate of Gwagwalada Area Council, Hon Abubakar Jibrin Giri, Chieftain of the APC, Alhaji Usman Yahaya and caretaker chairman of APC in Gwagwalada area council, Ahmad Danbaba, during an event organized by Igbo community in Gwagwalada where they declared support for the party's Chairmanship  candidate on Saturday

A former house of representatives member for Abuja South federal constituency Hon Zakari Angulu Dobi, right, Chairmanship candidate of Gwagwalada Area Council, Hon Abubakar Jibrin Giri, Chieftain of the APC, Alhaji Usman Yahaya and caretaker chairman of APC in Gwagwalada area council, Ahmad Danbaba, during an event organized by Igbo community in Gwagwalada where they declared support for the party’s chairmanship candidate on Saturday

Global Times Nigeria report, that the  Igbo gathering event, commenced with the braking of cola nut and symbolic presentation of gift to the former house of representatives member for Abuja South federal constituency, Hon Zakari Angulu Dobi, by Eze Ndi -Igbo of Gwagwalada Area Council, Chief Ezeh Eric Ona.

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Unite The ruling houses and Be A Leader To all – Hon Mahmud urges New Of Emir of Gaya

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The Member representing Albasu/ Gaya and Ajingi federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Abdullahi Mahmud Gaya, has congratulate the new Emir of Gaya Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim Abdulkadir on ascending the throne of the emirate.

Mahmud Gaya disclosed this in a congratulatory visit to the new emir at his residence Sunday

Hon Abdullahi Mahmud Gaya further said as Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim Abdulkadir basks in the glory of the moment, he should remain peoples’ emir and leader to all and treat all subjects fairly in the course of discharging his duties, adding that this should be his first step to unite all members of the ruling house for the interest of emirate people.

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He added that the state government, kingmakers and peoples of the Emirate are confident that His Highness New Emir of Gaya Emirate will consolidate on the solid foundation put in place by his predecessor late Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulqadir Kirmau Mai Gabas.

 

Hon Abdullahi Mahmud Allah, and remain a Emir to all and prayed to Allah the Almighty to provide the new Emir with wisdom and guidance in the discharge of this responsibility.

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Imo Deputy Speaker, Amara Iwuanyanwu Says PMB’s Visits Was An Opportunity To Glance At Projects Done So Far By Gov Hope Uzodimma

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The Deputy Speaker of the Imo House of Assembly, Rt. Honourable Amara Chyna Iwuanyanwu
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President Muhammad Buhari recent visit to the Imo State has be commended owing to the fact that the Governor of the State, Mr. Hope Uzodimma has performed beyond expectations of electorates. 

The Deputy Speaker of the Imo House of Assembly, Rt. Honourable Amara Chyna Iwuanyanwu,  has weighed in on the presidential visit led by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Iwuanyanwu, who is the youngest Deputy Speaker in the country, says the benefits of the presidential visit will be immense and beneficial for Imo

The Deputy Speaker declared that the recent visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state will be of immense benefit to Imolites.

Iwuanyanwu, who represent Nwangele state constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly, made the assertion during an exclusive interview.

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He said the presidential visit was an opportunity for President Buhari to see the work done so far by Governor Hope Uzodimma and his team in Imo state.

He noted that the visit will also enable the president to know what sectors he can render help to Imo and its residents henceforth.

According to the lawmaker, “There are some federal roads that the governor has embarked on that are actually state roads, but because of the viability of those roads. He has embarked on them with meager funds. “So, if the president goes back with what he has seen on ground, he can decide that the federal government should assist the State in order to do more.”

He said because of the good work of Gov Hope Uzodimma led administration is doing in Imo state, corruption is fighting back from all angles. He said “This presidential visit is epochal in different dimensions.

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Firstly, this is the first time in the last 12 years that we will be hosting the Commander-in-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces, solely for the purpose of work rather than election or any other social or extra administrative reasons. “This is to say that for the first time in 12 years, the Nigerians seat of power is fully relocating to Imo state, albeit, for just a day.

The far-reaching significance of this cannot be overemphasized.” Buhari is impressed with projects in Imo.

Recall that President Buhari on Thursday, September 9, expressed satisfaction at the extent of work done so far in Imo state under Governor Uzodimma. The president said that he is impressed at the kind of infrastructural development and the level of security in the state.

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He noted that the two areas in which the governor has performed well align with his Next Level vision for Nigeria.

Buhari while commending  Uzodimma to continue with good work, expressed satisfaction with the transformation taken place in the State.

The Deputy Speaker of the Imo House of Assembly, Rt. Honourable Amara Chyna Iwuanyanwu

The Deputy Speaker of the Imo House of Assembly, Rt. Honourable Amara Chyna Iwuanyanwu

President Buhari had earlier declared that he has seen enough to account for the good deeds of Governor Uzodimma.

Buhari made the statement during his visit to Imo where he commissioned projects carried out by the Uzodimma-led government. He added that he is fascinated by the Imo state leader’s giant strides even in the face of unforeseen circumstances.

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Bello Swears In Justice Olorunfemi As CJ Of Kogi State, With A Charge To Dispense Justice Without Fear Or Favour

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Kogi State Deputy Governor, Speaker and other leaders at the event
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Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has sworn in Hon. Justice Richard.O. Olorunfemi, as the fifth Chief Judge alongside Justice Siaka Momoh Jimoh Usman as the President Customary court of Appeal with a charge on them to execute all functions of the Judiciary without fear or favour.

The Governor who was represented by his Deputy, Chief Edward Onoja, also urged the confirmed Chief Judge and the President of the Customary Court of Appeal to ensure the dispensation of justice in accordance with the constitution, the law, and the Kogi state administration of justice law.

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Recall that Kogi State has within the last fourteen months sworn in three Chief Judges after the demise of Justice Nasiru Ajanah.

Chief Onoja said the Judiciary is a core arm of government that complement others for in the fulfilment of checks and balance in governance, absence of which the much touted democracy will not flourish.

The Deputy Governor explained that as a democratic set up, Kogi state government will continue to accord respect for the judiciary and necessary support to enable it perform maximally in the interest of the people.

Kogi State Deputy Governor, Speaker and other leaders at the event

Kogi State Deputy Governor, Speaker and other leaders at the event

He also disclosed that the appointment of the Chief Judge and the President Customary Court of Appeal were done in accordance with the laid down rules as they passed they passed through the ladder of service and wealth of experience.

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Honourable Justice Richard Olorunfemi, thanks Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, NJC, NJI and the entire Judiciary as well as the Kogi state House of Assembly for their contributions to their being elevated to the present positions.

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