Connect with us

News

Tinubu is Capone of the South — Southern governors

Published

on

Tinubu is Capone of the South — Southern governors
Spread the love

Tinubu is Capone of the South — Southern governors

The Chairman of the Southern Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu, said weekend that Bola Ahmed Tinubu is the Capone in the South, and that he, Akeredolu, visited Tinubu to see how he was faring and not concerning 2023 elections.

Akeredolu spoke about Tinubu, the former Lagos State governor and national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Arise TV ‘Sunday Talk Show’ hosted by Reuben Abati.

He said he was in London to see Tinubu and that the rumors flying around on the social media were untrue.

Describing the former Lagos State governor as the ‘capone’ in the South, Akeredolu said he is expected to return to the country soon, so as to meet with him and be able to take certain critical decisions.

ALSO READ:  "People of Chad, leave us alone,To my fighters, take heart"-Abubakar Shekau begs

Tinubu is Capone of the South — Southern governors

Asked if he will support Tinubu as the presidential candidate of the party in 2023, Governor Akeredolu said: “APC is a party.

“APC will decide who the candidate will be. I have said it several times. I’m going no where. If I leave APC, I am going back to my chamber. For me, whatever APC decides, I will follow.

“We went to London because it was important for us to go and see for ourselves how he’s doing.
“He’s the Capone for us here. When he returns, we can make some serious decisions.”

Speaking on the delay in the appointment of commissioners in the state and if he had not breached the constitution with the appointment of four commissioners and few special advisers since inaugurated for his second term in office in February, he said said the decision on the number of commissioners to be appointed lies with him.

ALSO READ:  I’m deeply sad over El-Rufai’s Coronavirus status – Aisha Buhari

“There is no provision that says what the full compliment of the cabinet should be.

“Only the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice is stated there.

“The number of who will work with me will be decided by me. Come early next month we will have more commissioners.

“I’m to determine the number of commissioners that I will want to work with. Governor Agagu worked with less than 11 commissioners. I’m not saying it is ideal.”

Akeredolu added that “I will have to put in more people come next month.

“But it can’t be as many as it was in the first term because the finances of the state is badly affected,” the Southern governors’ leader added.

ALSO READ:  Lockdown: Osun State Govt Set To Begin Distribution Of Relief Materials Tomorrow

Vanguardngr.com

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

Reps Deputy Minority Whips, Adekoya To Be Installed As ‘Otunba Gbadegoroye’ Of Isara Kingdom

Published

on

By

Reps Deputy Minority Whips, Adekoya To Be Installed As 'Otunba Gbadegoroye' Of Isara Kingdom
Spread the love

Reps Deputy Minority Whips, Adekoya To Be Installed As ‘Otunba Gbadegoroye’ Of Isara Kingdom

……AS AREMO EBUMAWE OF AGO-IWOYE IS HONORED BY THE ODEMO IN COUNCIL AS OTUNBA GBADEGOROYE OF ISARA KINGDOM

Good things do not only come to those who wait as the saying goes. Auspicious recognition, honour, and rewards come to those who serve diligently and relentlessly.

The house of representatives deputy minority whips, Rt Hon Adesegun Abdel-Majid Adekoya is set to be installed as the ‘Otunba Gbadegoroye’ of Isara Kingdom in Eastern part of Ogun state.

This, perhaps is the right description that befits Rt. Hon. Adesegun Abdel-Majid Adekoya, the Deputy Minority Whip, House of Representatives, 9th Assembly, who is also the Aremo Ebumawe of Ago-Iwoye, as he is set to be conferred with the prestigious Chieftancy title of *OTUNBA GBADEGOROYE of Isara-Remo,* Ogun State, by His Royal Majesty, the Odemo of Isara and the Odemo in Council. He, Rt. Hon. Adesegun Abdel-Majid Adekoya is a prominent Prince of the ERINSIBA Ruling House of Isara Remo.

ALSO READ:  Presidential Panel Has Agreed To Take Magu’s Defence – Shittu

For the People’s Representative, the nomination, which he has since accepted, defines honour and rewards for service and commitment to sociopolitical responsibilites especially as such Chieftancy Title is coming from outside of his Federal Constituency and immediate environment of influence and operations.

The multiple titles holder, who is a Crown Prince, wishes to assure the Odemo of Isara, the *ERINSIBA Ruling House,* Odemo in Council, the good people of Isara Remo, his own Constituents, Ogun State people and humanity in general that this title which could not have come at a better time, will further reinforce and energize him to do more for mankind and society. After all, to whom much is given, much is equally expected.

Continue Reading

News

Police Recruitment: Kaduna Command Announces Venues For CBT

Published

on

By

Police Recruitment: Kaduna Command Announces Venues For CBT
Spread the love

Police Recruitment: Kaduna Command Announces Venues For CBT

The Kaduna State Police Command is informing the general public particularly those who participated in the 2020 Physical and Credential Screening Exercise that, the Nigeria Police Force in collaboration with the Police Service Commission will be concluding the ongoing 2020 recruitment exercise of Ten Thousand (10,000) Police Constables into the service of the Nigeria Police Force.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige.

To this effect, the Command enjoined all applicants to check their names in the comprehensive list pested at the Police Command Headquarters Bida Road Kaduna.

ALSO READ:  Insecurity: Why US May Not Heed Buhari’s Call For Assistance — Falana

Successful candidates are to print out their examination slip which must be presented during the Computer Based Test Examination scheduled for Friday, 29th and Saturday, 30th October, 2021 at the following centers
* Dambo International College Barnawa
* Sardauna Memorial College (SMC) and
* Iya Abubakar CBT Center, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.

The Command reiterated that the recruitment exercise is absolutely free of charge and without any pecuniary obligation, and warns all and sundry to desist from any form of extortion, as anybody found wanting will be sanctioned accordingly.

The Commissioner of Police CP Mudassiru Abdullahi psc (+) while wishing applicants successful exams, assures them of adequate security coverage before, during and after the exercise.

Continue Reading

News

Nigerian Air Force Vehicle Illegally Using BRT Lane Kills Young Artist In Lagos

Published

on

By

Nigerian Air Force Vehicle Illegally Using BRT Lane Kills Young Artist In Lagos
Spread the love

Nigerian Air Force Vehicle Illegally Using BRT Lane Kills Young Artist In Lagos

He was knocked down by the military vehicle illegally using a BRT lane on Ikorodu Road while he was on his way to work.

The Nigerian Air Force vehicle, violating the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Law in Lagos State, has allegedly killed a 31-year-old professional dancer, Ifeanyin Kalu.

According to popular stage actor, Segun Adefila, the deceased was knocked down by the military vehicle illegally using a BRT lane on Ikorodu Road while he was on his way to work.

Ifeanyin’s lifeless body was said to be in the mortuary of NAF hospital in Lagos, while his mother’s body was in another mortuary in the same state.

ALSO READ:  "People of Chad, leave us alone,To my fighters, take heart"-Abubakar Shekau begs

Sources said his mother, Mrs Oluchi Kalu, died of cardiac arrest in August 2021.

They added that the Air Force offered the family N200,000 towards Ifeanyin’s burial.

Nigerian Air Force Vehicle Illegally Using BRT Lane Kills Young Artist In Lagos

“Ifeanyin was a young Nigerian artist who was diminutive in stature but gigantic in strides. His life was one huge struggle for survival without a thought for crime but through a dint of hard work,” Adefila posted on Facebook.

“He was a prominent member of the Bariga Artists Forum (BAF) and Guild of Nigerian Dance Practitioners (GONDP). He was also a founding member of Dachrismofa Art Troupe and an alumnus of Feetprints Africa and the assistant director of Kings and Queens Art Academy- a children focused theatre group.

ALSO READ:  I’m deeply sad over El-Rufai’s Coronavirus status – Aisha Buhari

“His creative energy lit up every gathering he attended. Born on the 15th of July 1990, Ifeanyi was the second son of his economically disadvantaged family and the fourth child. He was a major breadwinner of the family, a bread not only rarely gotten but also never buttered.

“Their mother and matriarch of the Kalu clan passed on on the 27th of August 2021. On October 20, 2021, Ifeanyin’s life was cut short on the express way of Ikorodu Road. He lived with his aged father and 6 siblings and left them at home on that fateful day for a job he just secured. He was on his way to a school (Temple Schools, Ilupeju) where he was helping to teach the pupils cultural dance and music.

ALSO READ:  Insecurity: Why US May Not Heed Buhari’s Call For Assistance — Falana

“A Nigerian Air Force vehicle traveling on a BRT lane knocked him down. Ifeanyin’s body is still in the Nigerian Air Force base mortuary. Ifeanyin’s mum is also still in another mortuary. His bereaved family who are definitely inconsolable at the moment also stands the risk of not getting any form of tangible compensation from those whose vehicle knocked him down.”

Continue Reading

Trending