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Funke Olakunri: Akure community blows hot over Fasoranti daughter’s death, reveals next step

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Residents of the community of Akure, Ondo state, have denounced the persistent attacks against the indigenous people of the community by presumed pastors.

The people, who are still shocked by the appalling murder of one of their daughters, Mrs. Funke Olakunri, who was shot dead by suspected shepherds on Friday, last week, while on her way to Lagos from Akure, said: ” the nation is in fact descending into anarchy. ”

According to Ambassador Omolade Oluwateru, who spoke on behalf of the people of Akure at a press conference on Tuesday, the community has had enough with respect to the brazenness of the pastors in their lands and in the people. ”

Oluwateru, who was a former assistant governor of the state, emphasized that almost all of the farmland in and around the community of Akure, comprising two local governments, Akure North and Akure South, has been taken by pastors.

The former ambassador to Uganda also named the former finance minister and former presidential candidate, Chief Olu Falae, as one of the many indigenous people who have been subjected to the crimes of community pastors.

“We must declare that we are currently in deep mourning, caused by the cowardly murder of a prominent Akure Indian, Mrs. Olufunke Olakunri, daughter of our father, Pa Ruben Ayo Fasoranti, Leader of Afenifere and, by extension, leader of Yoruba.

“We are really very sad about this unpleasant development and also deeply angry and frustrated by the fact that our nation is descending into anarchy, a development that can not be excused at all.” Olufunke’s murder represents a new scourge, the invasion of our lands by the criminals of Fulani, now commonly known as Fulani shepherds who have killed, raped and destroyed in Yoruba and now has reached a stage in which the Yoruba nation must rise and declare. Enough is enough!

“In the realm of Akure, these Fulani criminals have even taken their criminal messages to our ears through their infamous kidnapping activities, they started by kidnapping Chief Olu Falae on his farm, while in his captivity he was

treated with great lack of respect and abuses, we maintained our peace is of national interest in this case, with the hope that the government, both at the state and federal level, take measures to prevent this evil development, unfortunately, our expectations in this regard have been frustrated.

“As a result of the above, more kidnappings by these Fulani criminals continue unabated, many citizens have been kidnapped mainly in the Local Government Area of ​​Akure North, with the corresponding results that farmland has been abandoned under this premise.

Today, the main kidnapping activities abound in Oba-Ile, Iju, Itaogbolu, Irese, Osi and even the fringes of the Akure metropolis, these are still unacceptable and inexcusable for us as a Kingdom and, therefore, demand that the government begins to implement actions that will stop this. trend immediately.

Ambassador Oluwateru added that “While we mourn a distinguished daughter, Mrs. Olufunke Olakunri, we must say that we have now realized that Nigeria is really in serious trouble, with diminishing capacities to fulfill its responsibilities towards citizens. .

“Therefore, now we see these unpleasant developments through a completely new panorama, which forces us to begin to develop security models that guarantee the arrest of this malignant tendency and defend us as a community from now on”.

“It is a generally accepted fact that the people of Akure are very hospitable, that they receive people from diverse backgrounds and places in our communities and this practice lasts a long time, therefore, we ask all residents to respect life, law and order.

“We appreciate the peace and tranquility that until now reigned in our Kingdom, even in our State and nation, and we hope that the constituted authorities are alive to fulfill their responsibilities enshrined in the Constitution, the proper fulfillment of these responsibilities is the only one guarantee against Anarchy in our nation.

“We also warn that anarchy has the capacity to make us implement self-help strategies, since self-preservation is the first law of nature.

“Finally, we congratulate the family of Pa Reuben Fasoranti, the husband and children of the deceased, the entire Kingdom of Akure for the disappearance of our dear and beloved Mrs. Olufunke Olakunri, it is our prayer that her sweet soul will rest in peace.”

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IPOB: Buhari Govt Plotting To Give Anambra To Candidate Willing To Establish Ruga For Herdsmen

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The Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, IPOB, has accused the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration of plotting to make use of safety operatives to impose a candidate prepared to determine Ruga in Anambra State.

Naija Information reviews that the outlawed group had declared a sit-at-home within the Southeast of its detained chief, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, just isn’t launched from the custody of the Division of State Service, DSS.

Many has interpreted the sit-at-home order as a name to boycott the Anambra state governorship election scheduled to carry on the sixth of November, 2021.

However IPOB in a press release on Thursday by its spokesperson, Emma Highly effective, has distanced the group from the upcoming election.

In line with the proscribed group, its sit-at-home order has nothing to do with the Anambra State governorship election.

The professional-Biafra group mentioned it’s centered on the unconditional launch of its chief and never the polls.

An announcement he signed and issued reads: “The worldwide motion and household of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by our nice and indefatigable chief Mazi Nnamdi KANU want to make clear that opposite to speculations and blackmail, IPOB has by no means made any official assertion or referred to as for the boycott of Anambra State gubernatorial election approaching November 6 2021.

It would subsequently be incorrect for individuals to take a position or peddle falsehood towards us when there is no such thing as a foundation for such.

“For the sake of readability, what we mentioned was that your entire Biafra land could be locked down from November 5 to November 10, 2021 if by November four the federal authorities fails to launch our chief, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, unconditionally.

“Our place has nothing to do with the Anambra election. All we’d like is our chief’s launch who dedicated no crime to be held perpetually in custody. We now have gathered by intelligence the plot by Nigeria Authorities to maintain our chief in detention perpetually by frivolous court docket adjournments.

“Politicians should depart IPOB out of their predicaments. They need to cease dragging IPOB into their election. We knew their evil plans after they had been killing their fellow politicians and blaming it on IPOB. They need to depart us alone.

Utilizing social media to hyperlink IPOB to Anambra election exhibits most of them should not knowledgeable about plots by Nigeria Authorities and her safety operatives to hijack this election and provides it to whom they really feel to good the institution of Ruga in Anambra State. However that received’t work for them as a result of IPOB is forward of their sport plan.”

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Buhari approves new appointment

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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.

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Declare state of emergency on education – CLO tells Gov Emmanuel

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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.

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