Natives of Enugu West Senatorial Zone have proclaimed that the choice over who might speak to them in 2023 lies in their grasp.
This is coming in response to the announcement by the Senator speaking to the zone, the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu that he would end his stay in the Red Chamber by 2023.
He dropped the clue amid his birthday festivity in Enugu last Sunday.
Be that as it may, in an announcement marked by partners from the zone, among whom are Hon Alex Ogbonna, Rt. S.K.E Udeh Okoye, Hon. Chigozie Akali, Rt. Hon Donatus Uzogbado, Hon. Ralph Onovo, Hon Mike Chukwu, and Hon. Princess Chioma Chiaha, they said the constituents maintained whatever authority is needed to figure out where Sen. Ike Ekweremadu’s administrations were generally reasonable.
The announcement read, “Our consideration has been attracted to a comment by His Excellency, Sen. Prof. Ike Ekweremadu, Ph.D., CFR, Deputy Senate President amid his 57th birthday festivity as of late in Enugu State such that he won’t look for re-appointment into the Senate come 2023.
“While our regard and profound respect for the Distinguished Senator stays unshaken, we are disapproved to express that Senator Ike Ekweremadu is a result of our aggregate command and to that degree responsible to his constituents in all issues identifying with his administrations to our kin; including his choices concerning his political future in 2023.
“As a people, we maintain whatever authority is needed to figure out where Sen. Ike Ekweremadu’s administrations are most appropriate for the general enthusiasm of our kin. At the proper time, we will choose on the off chance that we are best served by his proceeded to remain in the Senate or something else.
“We are sure that in his meteoric ascent to unmistakable quality in Nigeria and the world everywhere, he has had next to zero control in deciding his decision of the administration to his kin. For example, it was individuals from his age grade in Mpu that by and large chose to endow him with the chairmanship of the age grade at once the least anticipated it at the young age of 10.
“The equivalent is valid about the choice of the whole Mpu people group to choose him as the President-General of the Town Union. His race as the Executive Chairman of Aninri LG was likewise the result of the aggregate choice of the Leaders of Thought of Aninri LGA.”
They included that “his turning into the Chief of Staff to previous Governor Chimaroke Nnamani and later the Secretary to the Enugu State Government was additionally a serendipitous interchange of powers including the former representative and other real partners in Enugu State around then who needed him to serve in such limits.
“The equivalent is valid for his race into the Senate in 2003, which was an aggregate choice of the general population of Enugu-West.
“Of importance is the way that in his ongoing re-appointment into the Senate for a record fifth term, the choice was not his but rather an aggregate determination of the general population of Enugu-West who themselves purchased the selection structure for him.
“We additionally make intense to express that his rise as the Deputy Senate President for a record third term was not of his own volition but instead by the aggregate endorsement of his partners in the Senate who found in him an exceptional characteristic and ability to serve in that position.
“Generally, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu’s political direction could be compared to the breeze, which you can hear yet can’t tell where it originates from or where it is going. In a similar vein, nobody can clarify how Ike Ekweremadu got to where he is today; however, one sure thing is that he didn’t climb to any of the previously mentioned positions by his very own volition or choice yet by the Will of God and the consent of his kin.
“In truth, His Excellency, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu is a man of history whose fate is entwined with the desires and yearnings of his kin. In absolute term, we, his kin, have the last say on where he goes to for our sake in 2023. In complete terms, through His Excellency, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu has a privilege to his conclusions, we, his kin, have the last word, as usual, in his political choices, presently and later on.
“Hitherto, we are happy with his stewardship since he rose on our political skyline as a pioneer. He has spoken to us adequately and has pulled in a various vote based system profits to our kin.
“We, in this manner, charge him to increase present expectations on his presentation in the ninth Senate, which will before long be introduced and keep the banner of his unique exhibition overhead. By and by, let us focus on the assignment ahead basically because we realize that rising occasions will characterize our inclinations in 2023.”
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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