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Town Union Commends Gov Umahi on Accolades for Infrastutural Development

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The members of Ebonyi State Association of Town Unions (EBSATU), Anambra State Chapter
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Town Union Commends Gov Umahi on Accolades for Infrastutural Development

By Oge Onyeanusi , Onitsha

Ebonyi State Association of Town Unions (EBSATU), Anambra State Chapter, has commended Ebonyi State Executive Governor , His Excellency Chief David Nweze Umahi , for his committment to providing Infrastructural Development in Ebonyi State.

Umahi received the accolades during a prayer rally organised by the Ebonyi Town Union Association  at Onitsha Holiday Resort Onitsha, Anambra State.

Speaking , the President General of  Ebonyi State Association of Town Union Anambra State Chapter, Ambassador Moses Igwe made the disclosure to newsmen , stated that “the development pace we see in Ebonyi State is a product of passion to take the people of the Ebonyi State away from the shackles of poverty and give them a sense of freedom to enjoy not only their social economic and political rights but also to enjoy without any hindrance to fundamental human rights and institutional rights as a people.

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According to him, Governor Umahi has made Ebonyi State number one State in the Federation through his massive Infrastructural Development and human empowerment. saying he should “keep it up.”

Town Union Commends Gov Umahi on Accolades for Infrastutural Development

Ambassador Igwe noted that if  Governor Umahi had ruled Ebonyi State since it was created, Ebonyi State would have infrastructurally developed like Abuja and other developed cities, even as he disclosed that they coveraged together to pray for devine intervention in Ebonyi State and for their business progress in the Anambra State.

He however, explained that they as well as used the occasion for the prayer rally to bestow honour to their National president who he said had been touring State to State to ensure that Ebonyi State indigens are United.

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He continued saying that the motivate of forming the association was to units Ebonyi State indigens living in Anambra State, esterblish data base for proper identification of Ebonyians and to form a formidable voice.

Equally speaking, the youth leader of the association, Comrade Samuel  Umahi Obini averred that date base would also aid to apprehend and deal with any of their members who commites offence as well as  assisting Government to reach the association easily if the need arises.

In his appreciation speech, the National president of the association, Hon. Ugochukwu Akpa a.k.a. Arizaga extolled the association for the honour bestowed to him, stating that his mission in their midst was to observe how Ebonyians living in Anambra State were United, related to one another and solidify their relationship.

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” I am highly impressed to witnessed Eighteen local government in the Ebonyi State with One hundred and forty Autonomous Communities who were fully represented, both women Leaders  Men  and Youths were all fully present. I also observed that they have a signed and registed Constitution. So, I am delighted and my  commendation is for them to be more united.

He revealed that Governor Umahi has already set plans on how to reach out Ebonyi State indigens who lives in Diaspora to empower them, stating Ebonyians who dwells in Lagos State have received employment packages from the Goveror and urged them to fasting their Data base that could enable them to identify their members.

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El-Rufai Reacts To The Slaughter Of 34 Kaduna Villagers, Says This Is Wickedness

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34 residents of Madamai village in Kaura local government area of Kaduna have been killed by unidentified gunmen in the latest round of violence to hit the state.

The attack on the village took place late on Sunday, September 26, 2021, according to reports.

The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed 34 dead in a statement on Monday, September 27, and also reported seven people were injured.

The attackers also set many houses in the community on fire before they were reportedly forced to withdraw due to the intervention of military troops in the area.

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El-Rufai Reacts To The Slaughter Of 34 Kaduna Villagers, Says This Is Wickedness

“The troops put out the fire at three of the burning houses, and rescued six locals from the infernos,” Aruwan said.

Two suspects have been arrested and are being questioned in connection with the attack.

Governor Nasir El-Rufai described the attack as “an unspeakable display of wickedness” which deserves the harshest punishment.

He ordered the Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency to urgently assess the area and provide relief for the affected households.

The governor also called for calm in the area, and urged security agencies to conduct urgent and precise investigations into the attack.

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Kaduna is one of the worst affected by banditry and violent attacks in the northern region, with 1,482 people killed and 3,695 kidnapped between January 2020 and June 2021, according to the government’s own records.

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Members of civil society organisations and students on Monday took to major streets in Edo State to protest against the compulsory COVID-19 vaccination policy put in place by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration.

The protesters, who grounded vehicular movement in the metropolis, carried placards bearing inscriptions as: ‘We need security in Edo, not vaccine’; ‘We will resist any form of executive rascality’; ‘Hunger is killing us, not COVID-19’; ‘Obaseki obey court order’; ‘My body is my right’; ‘Share COVID-19 palliative’.

They also threatened to completely shut down government houses, government agencies/parastatals, corporate organisations enforcing ‘no vaccine, no entry’ policies, stressing that the protest of Monday was just a warning.

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Speaking at the secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Edo State Council, the coordinator of the Freedom Ambassador Organisation, Curtis Ogbebor, said they were out to express their displeasure over the compulsory vaccination in the state, noting that other pressing issues such as security should be the governor’s priority and not COVID-19 vaccination.

Protesters shut down Edo over compulsory covid 19 vaccination

He said, “We have come out today to send a warning and an advice for him to urgently withdraw that enforcement order. If he refuses to withdraw that order in 48 hours, we will mobilise to shut down the economy of the state. We cannot fold our arms and watch the act of illegality happen in our state.

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“There are issues of urgent concern like security which is enshrined in the constitution that the governor is under the law to secure the lives and properties of its citizenry. But as we speak, the governor is not concern about the security and welfare of the people.

“As of now, no street light is working in Edo State; Benin-Auchi Road is not safe to travel on because of bandits, herdsmen and other criminal elements.”

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Only Senseless Governor Will Borrow To Pay Salaries – PDP Tackles Abiodun

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The Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lamented what it called the unquenchable appetite of Governor Dapo Abiodun for borrowing, saying no reasonable government borrows money to pay salaries and take care of other recurrent expenditures.

The PDP said it was worried by the “increasingly disturbing socio-economic realities currently staring the people in the face under the watch of Prince Dapo Abiodun.”

The opposition party said it was unfortunate that “since its emergence, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) government has steadily conducted the business of governance in a most insensitive manner.”

It was said that “every sane mind is worried about the unquenchable appetite of the government for unjustifiable loans. The spree of borrowings has become very embarrassing.”

While conceding that quests for financial aid and interventions are not wrong in itself, the PDP, however, stated that all assistance, in form of loans must have a practicable plan, both medium and long term of repayment and clear-cut reasons for such borrowings, stressing that, “No reasonable government accesses loans to pay salaries or other recurrent needs.”

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A statement signed by Ogun PDP’s Publicity Secretary, Akinloye Bankole, and made available to DAILY POST on Monday, read in part:

“The situation in Ogun State is so pathetic to the extent that the ruling government is hell-bent on plunging the entire destiny of unborn generation to an endless pit of indebtedness by seeking another 83.5billion without giving full details of what happened to the Post COVID-19 250billion which the State House of Assembly approved around April 2021.

Only Senseless Governor Will Borrow To Pay Salaries – PDP Tackles Abiodun

“As a fact, the worry is, despite the scary burden of indebtedness hanging around the state’s neck as a direct result of lack of developmental creativity by the government, Ogun State still wallows in socio-economic hardship, huge infrastructural decay and unprecedented environmental degradation. A countless number of our roads have become impassable owing to blatant abandonment by the same government that is expected to fix them. The deplorable conditions in virtually all sectors call for immediate concerns of all.

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“The public should also be reminded that despite huge debt profile, Dapo Abiodun led government still owes about 20 months contributory deductions of civil servants; bout 10 years gratuity and pensions of retirees are also being owed by the Abiodun led government who is currently somewhere holidaying outside the country. His promise of houses to Ogun state teachers during World Teachers’ Day in 2020 has not been fulfilled till now.

“Perhaps it may also interest the good people of Ogun State that a recent report of a survey carried out by the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council chaired by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osibajo, is enough to make this sinking ship show remorse but it is obviously comfortable with the rating which shows that Ogun State has shamelessly drifted from its erstwhile position of pride as it currently ranks 19th in the nation. Without mincing words, this government is an embarrassment.

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“As a responsible political organization, our great party is sympathetic to the plights of the people in general, civil servants and pensioners. We are ever determined to always stand by them, especially during this legitimate demand for their inalienable rights. We shall continue to partner with the good people of the state in order to rescue our collective patrimony from the claws of the irresponsibility of the ruling APC government.”

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