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60th Birthday: Oshiomhole Asks Friends To Send Birthday Gifts To Late Wife’s Foundation

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Adams OshiomholeGovernor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has advised friends and well wishers planning to buy gifts and place congratulatory messages in the media for him in celebration of his birthday to desist from doing so.

Oshiomhole, who turns 60 on Thursday, said the monies meant to procure gifts and place advertorials for him should be directed to the foundation set up in memory of his late wife, Clara Oshiomhole Health Foundation for Maternal and Child Care.

A newspaper advertorial signed by his chief press secretary, Peter Okhiria, said “we are aware that friends, well-wishers, associates and comrades of the comrade governor across the country have concluded plans to buy gifts and place advertorials in the print and electronic media to congratulate him on the landmark birthday.

“We kindly urge friends and well-wishers of the comrade governor to direct the resources planned to procure gifts and place advertorials for him to the foundation set up in memory of his late wife, Clara Oshiomhole Health Foundation for Maternal and Child Care, GTB Plc, Sapele Road Benin City,” the statement said.

“The comrade governor derives joy in seeing the poor happy; this is the best birthday gift he can ever ask for,” the statement said.

“We appreciate that you understand our position and would respect the comrade governor’s wish,” it said.

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  1. NIKY ADE

    April 2, 2013 at 10:11 am

    That is “the man’.Your type is not common in Nigeria. Some would have called for a birthday bash and probably sealed the occasion with the presentation of a new wife. God bless you sir.

  2. Ademola

    April 2, 2013 at 10:41 am

    U’re d type of leader’s we want, but don’t relent in ur effort to make life better 4 poor pple. Congrat

  3. kate

    April 2, 2013 at 11:35 am

    You will live long so that you will continue with the good deeds, the Lord Jesus is your strengh. God bless you sir.

  4. Special Birthday Gifts In Canada

    May 4, 2013 at 12:15 pm

    Nice post!!! Such people are uncommon in world who are happy in others happiness. Gifts make everyone happy and it should be given according to the use and requirement. It is useless to give a gift that will never be used by the gift receiver.

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has imposed a 24-hour total curfew for two weeks on some parts of Port-Harcourt, the state capital.

The Governor made this known during a broadcast on Sunday where he noted that the curfew begins from Monday 23rd November 2020.

The statement noted that the upsurge noticed by the state government in cases of cult activities, other forms of violence, and killings is responsible for the curfew.

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Wike in the statement declared that the entire area along and around the Okoro-nodu flyover up to a one-kilometre radius from Saint Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rumuokoro, extending to the Rumuodomaya Slaughter and Local Government daily market will be affected.

He added that no form of trading, human or vehicular movement is allowed in the affected areas until further notice.

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

Bello Matawalle

Governor of Zamafara, Bello Matawalle has announced the release of 11 kidnapped victims.

According to reports, ten of the victims were male and a female from Bukkuyum Local Government Area.

Matawalle received the rescued kidnapped victims on Saturday night at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital.

The Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Abubakar Muhammed Dauran revealed that the victims were released without paying a ransom.

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He stated they were released as a result of the peace initiative and stakeholders meeting summoned by Governor Matawalle with all critical stakeholders from Bukkuyum Local Government Area on Thursday.

Governor Matawalle assured that his administration will not rest on its oars until total peace is achieved in all parts of the state.

 

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Police Confirm Abduction Of Nasarawa APC Chairman

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Police Confirm Abduction Of Nasarawa APC Chairman

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The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State, Philip Shekwor, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

According to reports, Shekwor was abducted on Saturday night at his residence along Dunamis church, Bukan Sidi in Lafia.

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Confirming the incident, Police Commissioner Bola Longe said the unidentified gunmen in large number stormed the residence of the APC chairman in Lafia around 11 pm and took him away to an unknown destination.

According to him, security agencies had reacted swiftly by deploying personnel to different forest locations to ensure the safe release of the APC chieftain.

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