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Oyo, Chinese Firm Partner on Vehicle Assembly Plant

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The Oyo State Government has concluded arrangement with a vehicle assembly plant from China to commence assembling cars and commercial buses in the state.
The state governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi disclosed this in Ibadan at the week-end while receiving delegations from two China-based companies in his office.
The visit of the officials of the two companies was the aftermath of an earlier visit to some firms in China by Governor Ajimobi and officials of First Bank Nigeria PLC some weeks ago.

The governor also disclosed that some Chinese companies had agreed to establish their presence in the state in the areas of agriculture, education, silos and tractor manufacturing, e-learning and digitalization of the state-owned Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS).

“In China, we met companies that would build silos for us for storage facilities. We were also able to discuss generally on industrialization and they have decided to bring to us here in Oyo State vehicle assembly plant to assembly passenger cars as well as big and small buses,” he said.vehicle assembly
Governor Ajimobi said that his trip to China resulted in the state partnering with seven Chinese companies towards the rapid development of the state.
“Our visit to China was for the development of Oyo State and not for sightseeing; the visit to seven provinces was worth the trouble. It has paid us off as the companies have agreed to help in our development efforts,” he stated.

Earlier in her remarks, the Leader of China Poterio Group, Miss Cheryl Li pledged her company’s readiness to partner with the state government in the areas of e-learning, street lighting, building of silos for storage and digitalization of BCOS.
Also speaking, the Executive Director of First Bank PLC, Mr. Uron Kalu Eke lauded the leadership quality of Governor Ajimobi and his commitment to the development of the state.

“In First Bank, we are excited because we are working with a committed team. Governor Ajimobi, during the trip to China, demonstrated a very keen understanding of economics and I like to commend him for that.
“He (Ajimobi) really means well for the people of Oyo State. It is something we will recommend to other states. We are ready to help Oyo State Government build capacity and the best talent in articulating projects and policies that will have more impact on the lives of the people,” Eke said.

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Injustice Made Me To Dump PDP For APC – Senator Abbo

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Injustice Made Me To Dump PDP For APC – Senator Abbo

Elisha Abbo

Senator Elisha Abbo has stated that injustice in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made him leave the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC).

He stated this on Thursday shortly after he was presented with the party flag by the Chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja.

Senator Aboo said he has found justice, development, and purposeful leadership in the ruling party.

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“In the first place, the reason, why everybody should join politics, is to serve the people. The essence of government is to shield the poor masses and ensure justice,” he said.

“My main mission of joining the APC is because I have seen justice, I have seen development and I have seen the desire for the leadership at the highest peak to sacrifice their personal comfort just to make the poor people feel good. So I am in the APC to deliver, I am into the APC to help the people.”

The lawmaker promised to work to make sure the APC takes back Adamawa State from the PDP in 2023.

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NDDC Is A Cash Cow For Politicians – Nyesom Wike

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NDDC Is A Cash Cow For Politicians - Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has expressed that he has never seen a more corrupt institution than the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

He made this remark while speaking as a guest on Channels TV Sunrise Daily on Thursday morning.

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Governor Wike went on to describe the Commission as a cash cow for politicians, stating that this has been the practice for a very long time.

The Governor also stated during the interview that South-South Governors have challenged NDDC against carrying out projects without consulting the state government.

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BREAKING: Senator Abbo Dumps PDP; Joins APC

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BREAKING: Senator Abbo Dumps PDP; Joins APC

Elisha Abbo

Senator Elisha Abbo has defected from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party.

Senator Abbo, who represents Adamawa North in the Nigerian Senate announced his defection from the PDP to the APC in a letter addressed to the Senate.

Senator Ahmad Lawan, the President of the Nigerian Senate, read the letter during Wednesday’s plenary session.

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In his letter, Senator Abbo explained that his decision to defect to the APC is because of the mismanagement of the PDP in Adamawa state by Governor Umaru Fintiri.

Senator Abbo who is a first-term lawmaker was elected in 2019 to the Senate on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Meanwhile, the name Senator Elisha Abbo became popular amongst Nigerians last year after he made headlines for slapping an attendant in a sex toy shop for ‘disrespecting’ him.

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