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bobdiva posted a topic in NewsThe Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, yesterday insisted that he has not withdrawn from the 2019 presidential race in spite of the fact that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had zoned the ticket to the North. Fayose said he decided to soft-pedal on his campaign because of the July 14, 2018 Ekiti governorship poll, saying the campaign will begin to gain traction after the state election. The governor added that he would repeat a resounding victory against Dr Kayode Fayemi if he is picked as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying he is not threatened by his rumoured ambition. On the agitations of some PDP aggrieved aspirants that Fayose should be prevented from interfering with the primary, the governor assured that the state has no role to play in the shadow election, saying it remains the prerogative of the Chief Uche Secondus-led National Working Committee. Some aggrieved PDP aspirants like; former Minister of Works, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, Senator Biodun Olujimi, Amb Dare Bejide, Owoseeni Ajayi, had at a joint press conference on Monday advised Secondus to checkmate Fayose and ensure that credible primary is conducted in Ekiti. Speaking during an interactive session with teachers in public primary and secondary schools at the government house in Ado Ekiti, Fayose said: “I am still in the presidential race I am only waiting for the time Ekiti governorship election will hold so I can have the time. Though, I am making contacts, I am reaching out to the people that matter across the country”. On the primary election in Ekiti, Fayose said: “I have no role to play, only the NWC will present the delegate lists for them to elect the candidate, so I won’t interfere despite my support for Prof Kolapo Olusola" have no regret supporting Olusola , if it were those people I had supported, they won’t be abusing me. But they remain our brothers and sister and we are going to put our house in order at the right time so that we can be on the same page”, Fayose added. Addressing the teachers, Fayose appealed to them to support Olusola the way they did to him in June 21, 2014 governorship election, where he defeated Dr Kayode Fayemi. He promised not to owe the teachers a dime at the expiration of his tenure on October 15, 2018, saying 1000 teachers will begin to benefit certain financial benefits from him commencing from the end of this month to give them a sense of belonging in his government.. “Don’t vote for those that will come here and sack you. When they sacked your colleagues in Kaduna State, an APC leader in Ekiti said it was a right step in the right direction and I believe such person is not good for Ekiti teachers. “Prof Olusola is a man of integrity, very hardworking and dependable, he won’t betray you. He will protect your interests and I want you to support him”, he said. Fayose added that all the outstanding salaries, allowances, bonuses and pensions shall be paid before he finally bows out as a governor.
stone bridge posted a topic in NewsGovernor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has declared three days of mourning for dead victims of herdsmen attacks on communities in Logo and Guma Local Government Areas of the State. The governor, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase and made available to newsmen, disclosed that the mourning period would commence from Tuesday to Thursday, this week, which will end with a church service for the victims at the IBB Square in Makurdi, followed by mass burial. Ortom said flags would fly at half-mast within the mourning period while work will close at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday. It will be a work-free day on Thursday being the day for the church service and burial of the victims.
bobdiva posted a topic in NewsAhead of the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, a former Minister of Mines and Steal and chieftain of the party, Wole Oyelese, has accused the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, of backing Uche Secondus for selfish reasons. Secundus, a PDP chieftain from the South South, is one of the aspirants for the coming election for the PDP National Chairmanship position. Oyelese said Wike, and some PDP governors were fighting for Secondus’ emergence for their selfish reasons. The ex-Minister warned the party leaders and delegates against falling into the trap of Wike and other governors by ‘imposing’ Secondus as the PDP chairman, adding that doing so would lead the party into a “disastrous crisis.” Oyelese said this in a statement on Wednesday where he noted that “Secondus leading the party is certainly a disaster waiting to happen.” He added, “I will not expect anybody that loves the PDP to support Secondus because of his past record but there is a difference between loving the party and being selfish. “Wike wants to build a political empire using the PDP as a platform, hence his support for Secondus. Some governors, who are also afraid of their shadows, believe that they cannot manipulate Chief Bode George and believe Secondus could easily be manipulated. “Wike and the other governors are unnecessarily anxious. They are not thinking about the future of the party. They should know that there is no room for experiment.” The former Minister further appealed to the leadership of the party in the South-South to see Nigeria as a country that must be united and not divided along any ethnic line. Oyelese also challenged Secondus to come out with details of his achievements. According to him, in 2014, Secondus imposed an unpopular candidate in the governorship election in Oyo State, leading to the PDP’s failure at the poll. He added, “Is that the kind of man that will lead a great party like the PDP or any other party for that matter? Anybody that could be so compromised should not be the chairman of PDP.”
bobdiva posted a topic in NewsThe Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, was on Friday honoured with the 1st Nigeria Cocoa Awards in recognition of his cont
bobdiva posted a topic in NewsGovernor, Umaru Al-Makura during his inspection tour yesterday – stopped a motorcyclist a.k.a Okada man who was carrying at least pupils on his motorcycle. The governor challenged and warned the okada man not to repeat Same so as to avoid causing problem to the people’s children. Governor, Umaru Al-Makura during his inspection tour yesterday – stopped a motorcyclist a.k.a Okada man who was carrying at least pupils on his motorcycle. The governor challenged and warned the okada man not to repeat Same so as to avoid causing problem to the people’s children. The governor gave one of his cars to his aides to take the children to their house. This is indeed a good gesture, Go To Topic Listing Next unread topic Auchi Polytechnic Expels SUG President, 2 Others For Misconduct
bobdiva posted a topic in CAMPUS GISTGovernor, Umaru Al-Makura during his inspection tour yesterday – stopped a motorcyclist a.k.a Okada man who was carrying at least pupils on his motorcycle. The governor challenged and warned the okada man not to repeat Same so as to avoid causing problem to the people’s children. Governor, Umaru Al-Makura during his inspection tour yesterday – stopped a motorcyclist a.k.a Okada man who was carrying at least pupils on his motorcycle. The governor challenged and warned the okada man not to repeat Same so as to avoid causing problem to the people’s children. The governor gave one of his cars to his aides to take the children to their house. This is indeed a good gesture,
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