How we wooed South-West to form APC –Buhari
The Progressive Governors’ Forum on Friday respected President Muhammadu Buhari and seven All Progressives Congress governors.
The governors were Rochas Okorocha (Imo State); Alhaji Kashim Shettima (Borno State); Tanko Al-Makura (Nasarawa State); Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun State); Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo State); Ibrahim Giada (Yobe State); and Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara State).
Previous Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, was additionally respected.
The respect was in acknowledgment of their authority characteristics and administration to the APC since it was framed in 2014.
The President was regarded for his excellent characteristics in authority, as indicated by the coordinators.
They said Buhari exceeded expectations by conceding bailouts to states to pay acquired pay rates, helping countries to renegotiate advance reimbursements and the arrival of the Paris club discount.
Talking at the occasion at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Buhari said a shock took him, however, conceded he had been urged to accomplish more.
He approached the 36 states to cooperate to continue the solidarity of Nigeria.
The President stated, “We stay focused on improving the welfare of the Nigerian individuals. Your Excellencies, it will dwell on the point to state that genuine federalism is fundamental at this crossroads of our political and equitable advancement.
“When a couple of favored people and gatherings have misused and control the ethnic and religious deficiency for individual and factional advantage, we have to assemble connects over the various partitions and impart confidence in the solidarity and resoluteness of one Nigeria.”
Buhari requested that the governors keep on supporting his organization’s enemy of defilement war.
He stated, “I approach the state governments to be a solid mainstay of help for our enemy of debasement plan, just as proceeded with help for our projects of social assurance, school sustaining and different arrangements equipped towards human capital advancement.”
On the foundation of the APC in 2014, the President reviewed that government officials of similar personalities looked to charm the South-West because the zone was progressively joined at the time.
As per him, the South-East and the South-South were at that point confronting issues, a reason the authors of the APC discovered help in the solidarity.
He stated, “It was simpler to charm the South-West since it was progressively joined together.”
Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, who is the director of the gathering, said Buhari was “a pioneer with a dream,” consequently he was considered for the honor.
Okorocha stated, “For each voyage that has a starting must have an end, the finish of one government denotes the start of another.
“By the 29th of May, we the rest of the governors (eight) will retire from office, and this occasion presents to us a chance to welcome a man that we have worked magnificently well with, a man that made our gathering pleased, President Muhammadu Buhari, for occupation very much done.
“I reviewed strikingly in 2014 when the merger battle began with every one of my partners here; we were the perfect initial couple of officers of President Buhari in the blending courses of action.
“When we began, numerous individuals never gave us a shot, and numerous never had faith in President Buhari, particularly the first class, aside from the common individuals. It was a difficult task; it was a troublesome course of action, yet we worked for triumph, for him as well as for the gathering and the whole age. I need to salute the persistence of my associates.”
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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