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Tinubu, Ribadu, Amosun Pay Tribute To Mrs Olayinka

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Stalwarts of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN have sent messages of condolence and tributes for the Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Mrs. Funmilayo Adunni Olayinka, who passed way yesterday.

The national leader of the ACN, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in his message said “the death of Mrs. Funmilayo Olayinka the deputy governor of Ekiti State is a devastating loss to the family, the government and people of Ekiti State and the Action congress of Nigeria family”.

“The sudden demise of Ekiti deputy governor Funmilayo Olayinka is a big blow and comes at a time when she is most needed to play a vital role in the transformation of Ekiti. She rose like a meteor and brought compassion and grace to the exalted office of the deputy governor. She was a leading light amongst women of her generation and creed. Alongside the people of Ekiti, I share in the sudden and painful loss of this great daughter of oduduwa and rising star, Mrs. Olayinka,” Tinubu said in a statement issued by his media adviser, Sunday Dare.

Tinubu also wrote a personal letter to Ekiti Governor Kayode Fayemi and the people of Ekiti State, where he prayed for solace for her family and Ekiti sons and daughters through the trying period. He also encouraged Dr. Kayode Fayemi to be strong and remain undeterred in the great task of fully developing Ekiti State which he started with his departed deputy.

“Her painful death sadly reminds us of the parlous state of our health care system in Nigeria. The lives of millions of our men and women are in jeopardy as they suffer under the disease of cancer without early detection and adequate treatment. A national cancer center of international center needs to be established with proper funding and subsidized cost for testing and treatment”. Nigerians must continue the struggle against cancer and hold out their candles for all that have died and those suffering from this terrible disease and by so doing we will get government doing something and keep hope alive,” Tinubu further stated.

Presidential candidate of the ACN in the 2011 election, Nuhu Ribadu also said in his condolence message; “I am in shock, and deeply saddened, at the news of the death of the Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Mrs. Funmilayo Olayinka.

“This is undoubtedly a big blow to the wonderful people of Ekiti State, whose quest for a progressive agenda for development found a passionate missioner in her person. It needs no retelling that the nation as a whole, and the women community in particular, lost, in this sad passage, an eloquent voice for democracy, for inclusion, and for purpose in governance.

“I understand, as indeed our nation does, that the deepest pain from this loss is from her family, and I join all well wishers to condole with her husband and children, sharing with them the prayers of consolation, and urging them to be fully enriched by her legacy of service, love of humanity, and vision of a better community.

“My prayers also include a calming and guiding hand of the Lord to support my friend and brother, Governor Kayode Fayemi, as he bears this loss, and as he enthuses citizens of the state to value the fact that when people are in the Lord, as Mrs. Olayinka was, their passage is to the bosom of the lord.”

In his message, Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun also expressed his shock and disbelief at the news of Mrs Olufunmilayo Olayinka’s death.

In a statement by his spokesperson, Mrs Funmi Wakama, Amosun described Olayinka’s death as lamentable and a great loss to the government and people of Ekiti.

The statement read in part: “She was a committed member of the Action Congress of Nigeria who contributed immensely to the development of Ekiti State.

“She was also an embodiment of humility and selfless service. She will be sorely missed.”

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Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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 Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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Kidnappers on Friday abducted the wife of Olugbenga Ale, Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.

According to reports, she was kidnapped around Owena after the Joseph Ayo Babalola University while on her way back to Ondo from Lagos State.

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The police spokesman in the state, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the news to Channels Television on Friday.

This development is coming about twenty-four hours after a first-class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose local government, Oba Isreal Adeusi, was murdered by suspected kidnappers.

 

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TECNO Stormed Computer Village with BBNaija’s OZO to Wrap up its Black Friday Sales Activities

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The month of November is always known for its intense sales activities because the best deals of the year come
during the Black Friday Period. For TECNO, Africa Number One mobile brand, it was the time to reward its
customers with massive discounts and various gift items while also unveiling some of its new devices.

The brand in collaboration with SLOT stormed computer village as part of the events to wrap up its black Friday
sale activities, hosted BBNaija’s Ozoemena Chukwu to a hangout at SLOT Ikeja.

Fans and customers had a fun time interacting with the handsome celebrity while enjoying discount offers on
TECNO devices. Different deals and gift items were up for grabs as customers who made purchases at the store
enjoyed 50% discounts on Spark 5, Camon 16 Series and 100% cashback on the Spark 5 Pro.

The major highlight of the event was the presentation prizes to lucky winners. Customers who participated in
the spin the wheel game won gifts items such as Bluetooth Speaker; Power Bank and kettle while those who
participated in the Scratch and Win Promo won for themselves different deals ranging from 50% to 100%
cashback.

TECNO also introduced two latest devices-the Spark GO 2020-powered by Google Android 10 Go Edition and a
TECNO POVA. POVA means ‘Powering Optimal Value and Ambitions’ is a rebrand of the popular battery series
formerly known as Pouvoir was inspired by the zeal to deliver budget-friendly smartphones with superior
gaming experience.

The first of its kind 6.8-inch TECNO POVA, is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 octa-core processor and hyper-
engine game technology that transforms gameplay experience giving ultimate stability and a high refresh rate.
Additionally, users will benefit from the “Game Space,” “Game Mode,” and “Game Assistant 2.0” features,
allowing them to switch to the “do not disturb” function, a much-anticipated experience all gamers will
absolutely enjoy.

The TECNO POVA is also equipped with a power-packed multitasking effect ramped up by 6GB RAM and 128GB
of internal memory. The device also has a 6000mAh super big battery, 18W Dual IC Flash charger, a standby
time of 30 days and the ability to play music for 8 days straight, on just a single charge. It’s the perfect
smartphone offering a way to worry less about low battery.

The new devices are available for purchase this November and for the rest of November, customers will enjoy
amazing discounts, instant and mega prizes on TECNO devices.

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BREAKING: Court Jails Rep Member For Lying

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A member of the House of Representatives, Victor Mela has been sentenced to one-month imprisonment by a Magistrate Court in Wuse, Zone 6.

The lawmaker who represents Billiri/Balanga federal constituency was, however, given an option of fine.

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Recall that on November 10 that a magistrate court found the lawmaker guilty of lying under oath while filling the CD001 INEC form prior to the 2019 elections.

The magistrate had, however, set a different date for sentencing of the lawmaker after his lawyer pleaded for leniency.

Mr Mela swore to an affidavit thrice, denying citizenship of another country whereas he has a British passport.

 

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