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Ganduje warned over life pensions, luxury cars for Kano lawmakers

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The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, encouraging him to dismiss life benefits and fresh out of the box new vehicles for officials’ bill passed by the Kano State House of Assembly.

In the letter marked by SERAP agent executive, Kolawole Oluwadare, the association said the bill speaks to low-production in the intrigue and individual fulfillment of the officials, which glaringly outrages the standards of lawful equity and the rule of law.

“The legislators should subordinate their advantages to the welfare of the general population of Kano. Bypassing the real benefits and medicinal excursions abroad bill, the legislators have perpetually ‘purchased at their deals,’ and disregarded their sacred trust.

“This exposed want by the legislators of the Kano State House of Assembly to pass a bill to grant to themselves life benefits, remote restorative treks and fresh out of the box new vehicles at regular intervals is abusive and disregards the commitment of fairness to the general population of Kano they are chosen to serve and the goals of guardian government.

The bill, proposed by Baffa Baba Dangundi, is a typical example of redirection of open assets to private purposes.

“As opposed to passing bills to redirect open assets for individual advantages, the legislators should pass enactment that will critically address the endless issue of more than 3 million out-of-younger students in Kano (the most noteworthy in Nigeria) and guarantee prompt installment of extraordinary annuities and laborers’ pay rates, given that your administration has officially gotten N21.7 billion from the Paris Club obligation discount, and furthermore allegedly got in 2018 N84.2billion from the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC).”

“Government is a trust to serve the represented, and individuals from the Kano State House of Assembly should be gatekeepers of equity, general great and open interests.

There is for sure an obligation on the administrators to subordinate their very own advantages to those they should serve.

Rather than going about as the ‘hirelings of the general population,’ the legislators have acted in a self-serving way and pushing to enhance themselves to the detriment of the general population of Kano.

“Every open authority including administrators must act reliably with the motivations behind the legislative trust: the benefit of the general population and the security of their people, freedom, and property.

The motivation behind any government– whether administrative or state—is to advance the enthusiasm of the whole society, for this situation, the general population of Kano, and not the interests and welfare of a couple in the House of Assembly. The legislators should seek after the joy and flourishing of the Kano individuals with devotion.

“Whenever consented to, the bill would prompt an abuse of trust property and take steps to influence the welfare of the general population of Kano by redirecting open assets from improvement and arrangement of access to quality training, clean water, and social insurance to the individual advantages of individuals from the House of Assembly,” the letter read.

The proposed law gives the managing officers the benefit to win life benefits following the lapse of their residency.

What’s more, the officers would appreciate therapeutic outings once in a year and decision vehicles at regular intervals.

As indicated by the bill, ‘There will be paid benefits to person(s) who held office as speaker and agent speaker equivalent to the payments of a serving speaker and appointee speaker.

The speaker and agent speaker will, on the culmination of their terms, be qualified for a concede of annuity for life by the state.

The bill likewise gives that “there will be accommodated the speaker and the agent speaker a fresh out of the plastic new vehicle to be purchased by the state government like clockwork.

There will be accommodated the speaker and the appointee speaker medicinal costs either home or abroad relying upon the idea of the sickness”.

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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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