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PDP C’ttee On Taraba State Visits New York, ‘Impressed’ By Suntai’s Recovery

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R-L: CONSUL GENERAL OF NIGERIA IN NEW YORK, AMB. HABIB HABU; SEN. HOPE UZODINMA; MRS SUNTAI; GOV. DANBABA SUNTAI AND SPECIAL ADVISER TO PDP NATIONAL CHAIRMAN ON INEC AND INTER PARTY AFFAIRS, ALHAJI SHITU MOHAMMED IN NEW YORK ON SUNDAY (NAN)

R-L: CONSUL GENERAL OF NIGERIA IN NEW YORK, AMB. HABIB HABU; SEN. HOPE UZODINMA; MRS SUNTAI; GOV. DANBABA SUNTAI AND SPECIAL ADVISER TO PDP NATIONAL CHAIRMAN ON INEC AND INTER PARTY AFFAIRS, ALHAJI SHITU MOHAMMED IN NEW YORK ON SUNDAY (NAN)

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) fact-finding Committee on the Taraba State Political Situation paid  a visit to ailing Gov. Danbaba Suntai in New York on Saturday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

The committee, led by its Chairman Sen. Hope Uzodinma visited the governor at a rehabilitation centre, where he is receiving treatment, following the injury he suffered after an aircraft crash in October 2012.

Uzodinma was accompanied by the Special Adviser to the PDP National Chairman on INEC and Inter-party Affairs, Alhaji Shitu Mohammed, the Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters Alhaji Ahmed Gulak, Sen. Abubakar Gada and the Consul-General of Nigeria in New York, Amb. Habib Habu.

“We are impressed with what we have seen and we thank God for that. We will take back home what we have seen and we will inform the leadership of the party.

“We are impressed; we are also happy that the governor is recovering. We will still go back home and relate what we have seen.

“We will also visit Taraba State. We will meet all stakeholders in Taraba State, we will also inform them of what we have seen and our party as a family will make sure that the party continues to grow from strength to strength,” he said in an interview.

Uzodinma commended President Goodluck Jonathan and the party’s National Chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur for setting up the fact-finding committee.

The consul-general also said that the governor was recovering fast.

“I was really amazed about his quick recovery and we must all thank God for the favour done to Suntai, because for anybody to come back from where he had been is not an easy task.

“I know when he was brought here, I met him and continued to visit, now  he can take care of himself without any support, his progress is most impressive.”

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National Broadcast: PDP Slams Buhari Over ‘Disappointing, Empty’ Speech – PDP

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National Broadcast: PDP Slams Buhari Over 'Disappointing, Empty' Speech – PDP
National Broadcast: PDP Slams Buhari Over 'Disappointing, Empty' Speech – PDP

Muhammadu Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari over his nationwide broadcast over the ongoing #EndSARS protest rocking the country.

Recall that Buhari in his speech called for an end to the protest, adding that his government had already accepted and started implementing demands of the protesters.

He, however, failed to acknowledge the shooting of protesters by soldiers of the Nigerian Army at the Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.

Also Read: President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech – Full text

Reacting in a statement on Thursday night by its spokesperson, Kola Ologbodinyan, the PDP said Buhari’s address was depressing and failed empathy test.

The party appealed to Nigerians, particularly the youth, to remain calm and allow a return to normal life in the collective quest for peaceful co-existence in the overall interest of the nation.

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PDP Asks Buhari To Stop Killing Of #EndSARS Protesters Across Nigeria

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PDP Asks Buhari To Stop Killing Of #EndSARS Protesters Across Nigeria

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the killing of peaceful #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos.

This was contained in a statement titled “EndSARS- Lekki Massacre,” signed by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, late on Tuesday.

Ologbodiyan said, “The Peoples Democratic Party, condemns in very strong terms, the killing of peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos as well as other parts of our country.

Also Read: Shehu Sani Condemns Shooting Of #EndSARS Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate

“It is shocking that security agents and, in some cases, thugs, were reportedly deployed to end the lives of promising Nigerians. This, to say the least, is saddening.

“Those responsible for the heinous murder of the innocent and harmless Nigerians must account for their nefarious acts.

“The PDP calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately direct an end to these wanton killings across our nation.

 

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#EndSARS: Gov Bello Warns Protesters Against Overthrowing Buhari

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#EndSARS: Gov Bello Warns Protesters Against Overthrowing Buhari

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The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has declared his intention to lead the #EndSARS protest against police brutality ongoing nationwide.

He stated this during an interview with Africa Independent Television AIT on Monday night.

Bello called on his fellow state governors to tack charge in their respective states so as to prevent loss of lives and properties due to attacks by hoodlums.

Also Read: Fayemi Names Members Of Judicial Panel On Human Rights Violations By Police

He, however, warned Nigerian youths to resist the temptation of using the current situation in the country to seek an undemocratic change in leadership.

The Governor warned that those interested in the presidency must wait till 2023 and go through democratic processes.

He urged the protesting youths to leave the streets and embrace dialogue.

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