Buhari insists on the need for true federalism
President Muhammadu Buhari and eight All Progressives Congress (APC) state governors were yesterday respected for their steadfastness to the gathering since the merger in 2014.
This is even as the President has bothered the requirement for genuine federalism during this season of Nigeria’s vote based advancement. He was explicitly respected with honor for his remarkable characteristics in authority. The recognition was given to the President by the Progressive Governors Forum, which involves All Progressives Congress (APC) state governors.
The honor is said to be a motion of appreciation for the bailout to states to clear pay rates accumulation, the arrival of overabundance rough help, his assistance to concede the advances which had kept governors from gathering their commitments, the appearance of the Paris Club discount following six years of fight in court just as the Road Intervention Refund.
President Buhari who depicted the honor as amazement said it’s a support to keep on accomplishing more in moving Nigeria’s big government to the following dimension. The President who said he saw the honor as an impression of the aggregate duty of the states and central government to work agreeably to discover answers for the formative difficulties confronting the nation, repeated his promise to improve the welfare of the Nigerians. He focused on that it was essential to construct connects over the partition for an assembled, unbreakable nation.
His words: “We stay focused on improving the welfare of the Nigerian individuals. Your Excellencies, it will harp on the point to state that genuine federalism is essential at this crossroads of our political and popularity based development.
“When approximately few special people and gatherings have misused and control the ethnic and religious shortcoming for looking for the individual and factional advantage, we have to fabricate connects over the various partitions and ingrain confidence in the solidarity and indissoluble nature of one Nigeria.”
He recognized the APC governors’ commitments to the political, financial, social and social improvement of Nigeria, including that commercial development and aggressiveness of countries relied upon the agreeable joint effort of the considerable number of levels of government, especially in an administrative set-up like our own.
“I approach the state governments to be a solid mainstay of help for our enemy of defilement plan, just as proceeded with help for our projects of social security, nourishing school system and different arrangements outfitted towards human capital advancement,” he said. Going ahead, we should all work towards structure a socially durable society where the assets of the nation work for all. We will keep on applying extensive holdings so that no segment of the country or fragment of the populace endures social avoidance.”
In the interim, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the introduction of an administration grant to President Muhammadu Buhari by governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is underwriting of disappointment.
The gathering in an announcement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, depicted the honor as the stature of double-dealing, taking note of what it is another fizzled picture washing exertion by the Presidency. It expressed that the Presidency and the decision party have occupied with unlimited festivals in the post of the presidential estate, while Nigerians are left at the benevolent actions of crooks, hijackers, and guerillas in their homes and working environments.
“It is offensive that Mr. President’s handlers could invoke such outrageous whitewashing task to brag on Nigerians at once they (Nigerians) are incredibly harming over the pervasive financial hardship, hunger, dissatisfactions, disappointments, and humongous debasement, that have turned into the sign of the Buhari organization,” the announcement included.
Buhari approves new appointment
President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as the new Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).
Latest Nigeria newspaper report that It will replace Captain Muthar Usman. Until his appointment, Nuhu was the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
He is an airline pilot, security expert, leading quality control auditor, and artificial intelligence expert. Nuhu has a master’s degree. Bachelor of Business in Aviation and was in the Presidential Air Fleet as Captain and security officer.
Latest Nigeria newspaper report that He also worked at Nigeria Airways, Aero Contractors and Petrowest, among other organizations.
Declare state of emergency on education – CLO tells Gov Emmanuel
The Civil Liberties Organization, a chapter of the state of Akwa Ibom, has asked Governor Udom Emmanuel to declare a state of emergency in the state’s education sector.
The president of CLO in the state, Franklyn Isong, said this in his office in Uyo, the state capital while informing journalists as part of activities to commemorate World Teachers’ Day with the theme “Young teachers: the future of the profession.”
He said the need became necessary to stop the serious decomposition of infrastructure and insecurity in state public schools.
Isong criticized the content of the education presentation recently organized by the state government, describing it as “urbanized” and not with the intention of capturing the deep crisis that was shaking the sector in the state.
He said: “It is worrisome and sad that most public schools in some communities in Akwa Ibom state are in ruins, insecure and left to the destiny of the communities without government attention.
“All that is needed is for the Governor to take bold steps by declaring a state of emergency in the education sector to build more classroom blocks in rural and urban schools, provide good infrastructure such as science equipment, libraries, laboratories, as well as review the education curriculum to ensure a better and safe future for children in the state of Akwa Ibom. ”
He thanked the state government for tameing the right to basic education of the Akwa Ibom child in free and compulsory education and urged the state government to do what is necessary.
“The right to basic education of all Nigerian children, as enshrined in the Child Rights Act of 2003 in Article 15 (1), had been tamed under the Akwa Ibom State Child Rights Act, to ensure that every child in the State of Akwa Ibom the right to compulsory, free and qualitative basic education. ”
Isong added that; “In the Fundamental Principles and Directives of State Policy, as set out in Chapter 2, Section 13 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria of 1999 (as amended), the government has the responsibility to ensure that the education of Nigerian children be free and qualitative. ”
He also urged the government to address the numerous complaints of delays in the payment of pensions and unpaid tips to relatives of late elementary school teachers with delays in 1991 and to provide an improved social assistance package for teachers in public schools throughout the state.
We will attack DSTV, MTN, Shoprite, Stanbic IBTC, others if they don’t leave Nigeria – Yoruba youths
After the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and Nigerian companies in South Africa, the Oodua Youth Coalition, OYC, has granted South African companies and businesses seven ultimata to leave Nigeria.
Latest Nigeria newspaper report that the group president, Oluyi Akintade Tayo, the refusal of the interested parties to give in to the notice of resignation will mean death.
While expressing disappointment at the attitude of South Africans against Nigerians living and working in South Africa, particularly what they described as the continued silence of the South African government on development, the group emphasized that during the apartheid era, which was the time Difficult of In the rainbow country, Nigeria was firm with them.
The statement says: “Oodua Youth Coalition (OYC), the most crucial youth group in Nigeria that projects and protects the Yoruba nation in the country, is sad and angry because South Africans, with the support of the country’s authorities, are coordinating the looting and burning of Nigerian businesses and mutilations and murders of our brothers and fathers on earth.
“It is unfortunate that South Africa, which under the apartheid regime had the support and solidarity of the Nigerians and the government while the white supremacists reigned supreme, is now turning to inflict physical and psychological pain and injury to the people whose parents committed great harm.” part of wages and profits and the community to end the apartheid reign.
“The circulating video in which Mr. Bongani Mkongi, the Vice Minister of Police of South Africa, defended the attacks against Nigerians and other Africans confirmed our previous fear and doubts about the guilt of the South African authorities. It is disconcerting that the country whose former leader, the late Nelson Mandela, recognized Nigeria’s efforts to elevate the South African-led government, is expelling other Africans, mostly Nigerians, energetically and with shame.
“We have tolerated the excesses of these South Africans whose businesses have prospered in Nigeria without any physical and psychological attack. For months, the coalition has written several letters to the South African consulate in Nigeria requesting meetings to chart a way forward and find a lasting solution for these unfortunate and barbaric incidents that have still been ignored or have run into a brick wall.
“OYC, after an emergency meeting, has concluded plans to, as a matter of urgency, attack all South African companies and facilities in Nigeria, especially in the southwest region of the country. DSTV, MTN, SHOPRITE, STANBIC IBTC, and other outlets are our goals.
“Therefore, we give these South African companies a maximum of seven days to leave Nigeria or forget them, since our coalition, with other groups and comrades throughout the country, will attack them and burn them to ashes,” reads the notice.
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