Ohanaeze backs Okorocha in battle for his Certificate of Return as Senator-elect
The peak container Igbo socio-social association, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has requested quick issuance of Certificate of Return to Governor Okorocha of Imo State as Senator-choose for Imo West District.
It likewise requested that INEC proclaims the Senator speaking to Imo North Benjamin Uwajumogu victor of the race, which result is still yet to be reported ten weeks after it was directed.
Ohanaeze, in an announcement on Wednesday marked by the President of its FCT Abuja part, Odozi Nwodozi, further charged the decision All Progressives Congress, APC, of plotting to bar the South East zone in the initiative of the nation, particularly at the National Assembly.
The announcement entitled, “This intentional fundamental avoidance of Ndigbo from the administration structure is unsuitable” explicitly asserted that the decision gathering of was scheming with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to guarantee that no one from the zone develops as directing officers of the ninth National Assembly.
The announcement peruses, “Ndigbo have watched with blended sentiments the intentional foundational endeavor by the decision APC and its operators in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reject Ndigbo from the administration structure of the Nigerian state.
“These endeavors, which have been made show by the contemptuous way of portion of Principal Offices in the National Assembly by the Adams Oshiomole-drove APC where Ndigbo were blanked out, an activity further enhanced by the coordinated endeavor at barring the South-East from challenging for any of the workplaces in the ninth Senate through the conscious conspiracy of INEC in retention the declarations of Return of Igbo people who have the limit, capabilities and fortitude to challenge their pernicious exemption.
“Chosen lawmakers like the Imo State Governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha and the most elevated and most experienced Igbo congressperson in the APC, Senator Benjamin Uwajimogu, have been precluded their Certificates from claiming Return on unlawful grounds. Activities went for devastating the Igbo endeavor at a shot in the initiative of the Ninth Assembly.
“Usually Knowledge that regardless of the rejection of the Igbo country from the Executive arm of government, intensified by our been hidden off from the whole security mechanical assembly of Nigeria, the post-decision activities of both the APC authority in out-zoning Ndigbo in the appropriation of workplaces of the ninth National Assembly, and the cooperative activities of their INEC nominees have appeared there is a conscious endeavor to propagate the prohibition of Ndigbo from administration in the present allotment.
“We request the quick arrival of the Certificates of Return of both Governor Okorocha and Senator Uwajimogu, to empower them to take an interest in the introduction and race of officers of the Ninth Assembly.
“Besides, it is dismal and discouraging that accomplished officials from the South-East like Hon. Chike Okafor and Nkiru Onyejocha are disregarded in the distribution of workplaces in the House of Representatives, not disapproving of the way that they went through the needle’s eye to win their races and the characteristics they have shown in their past authoritative residencies.
“To accomplish a comprehensive and solidarity government as upheld by the APC authority, they should return back to this plan’s beginning point and guarantee the consideration of the Igbo country in their arranged ninth Assembly administration; while calling their specialists in INEC under Prof. Mahmud Yakubu to immediately guarantee the prompt issuance of Certificate of Return to both congressperson Benjamin Uwajimogu and Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha.
“INEC ought to pursue the institutional methodology of permitting bothered contender to approach the discretionary courts to deal with themselves and not the unrefined and banana republic style of retention the testaments of Return of people officially announced victors, with the expectation of confining them till the initiation of the ninth National Assembly and the race of its officers.
“To the Igbo National Assembly individuals from the APC isolate, your avoidance has demonstrated to you that you are outsiders in the gathering which has indicated much hate and disdain to all that you speak to.
“It is additionally the desire of Ndigbo that there ought to be cooperative energy and composed institutional methodology as you continued looking for workplaces in the ninth Assembly as opposed to the predominant individual methods that have you unserious, and thus put you outside the favored hallways.
“The conscious rejection of Ndigbo in the ongoing zoning of workplaces in the National Assembly is inadmissible to Ndigbo. It is likewise an affirmation of the way that the APC as a gathering does not have a spot for the Igbo country, and like this does not merit the vote of Ndigbo.
“Ohanaeze Ndigbo can’t be all the more right and visionary in dismissing the gathering, which has displayed unhindered hate for the rebuilding of the Nigerian state and impartial dissemination of supports, the mainstays of the predominant Ohanaeze Ndigbo philosophy.”
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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