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Yuguda Declares Support For Jonathan’s Transformation Agenda



isa_Yuguda_of_bauchi_stateGovernor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi on Friday pledged his administration’s continued support for the Federal Government’s Transformation Agenda.

Mr. Yuguda made the pledge when the Transformation Agenda Solidarity Forum (TASOF), led by its Chairman, Muhammadu Ari-Gwaska, visited him in Bauchi.

He said that the achievements of the federal government in all the sectors of the economy, through the implementation of the Transformation Agenda, were praise worthy.

According to him, the remarkable achievements in the power, agriculture, health, education, transport and other sectors have brought the government closer to the people.

“We are very committed to the objectives of Mr. President and PDP for instituting the transformation agenda as a tool for national development”.

“The Bauchi State Government has replicated the initiatives and it has entrenched good governance. We are achieving the desired transformation in all the sectors of our economy”, he said.

The governor urged all states and the citizens to support the President’s quest to ensure peace in the country. He commended the forum for rallying support for the transformation agenda of the PDP-led administration.

Earlier, Mr. Ari-Gwaska explained that one of the objectives of the forum was the tour of all states of the federation to promote and support the transformation agenda.

He described the forum as a non-religious, non-ethnic, non-political and non-profit association of men and women of goodwill.

He said that the objective of the forum was to galvanise support for the transformation agenda of the PDP government.

Mr. Ari-Gwaska said that the transformation agenda was yielding desired results hence should be supported by all Nigerians.

“Power generation has increased from 2,514mw 2011 to 4,500mw as at December 2012”.

“In agriculture, it has put a stop to corruption and bottleneck in fertiliser and seed distribution through the agenda’s Growth Enhancement Support Scheme (GESS)”.

“The agenda has also promoted access to affordable and quality education through various special interventions and increased access to safe and potable water”, the chairman said.

He commended the Yuguda administration for transforming the economy of Bauchi State. (NAN)


Sanwo-Olu Names Building After Tinubu, Warns Youths Against Vandalism



Sanwo-Olu Names Building After Tinubu, Warns Youths Against Vandalism

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos has named the newly built Apapa-Iganmu Local Council Development Area after the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

This was made known in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Gboyega Akosile.

Sanwo-Olu also named the Agboyi-Ketu LCDA after the late Senator of Lagos East Senatorial District, Adebayo Osinowo.

He stated that the recent #EndSARS protests brought out the need for the government to double their efforts and prioritize youth development and empowerment.

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The governor however warned youths against the destruction of the government’s assets built with public funds.

Sanwo-Olu disclosed that the decision of the council leadership in Agboyi-Ketu to name the edifice after Osinowo testified to the contributions he made to the development of the council.

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PDP Governor, Matawalle Commends Umahi For Joining APC



PDP Governor, Matawalle Commends Umahi For Joining APC

Dave Umahi

Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has commended Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, for joining the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Governor Matawalle who is a governor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) attributed Mr Umahi’s decamping to “bad blood in the present Peoples Democratic Party.”

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Governor Matawalle made this comment in a statement issued by his spokesperson, Zailani Bappa, on Friday.

He expressed that he would rather commend Umahi for “his bold decision rather than condemn him because everyone feels welcome only in a house where he feels comfortable.”

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You Are A Worthy Successor, Aregbesola Tells Oyetola



You are a worthy successor, Aregbesola tells Oyetola

Aregbesola and Oyetola

Rauf Aregbesola, former Governor of Osun State and Minister of Interior, has described Governor Gboyega Oyetola as a worthy successor.

In a congratulatory statement in Osogbo on Friday to mark Oyetola’s second anniversary, the Minister said the Osun governor has weathered the storm of governance effectively.

Aregbesola wrote: “I write to congratulate you on the second anniversary of your administration.

“I look back with pride and nostalgia the hard-fought battle of your election and the continuation of progressive administration in the State of Osun.

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“There have been challenges along the line – the inclement national financial weather, the COVID-19 pandemic and others not so significant. But you have weathered the storm admirably and steadied the ship of state.

“The challenges will no doubt present a new format as you step into the third year. These are heightened political participation, pressure to deliver more dividends of democracy and increased demands from the political system. I have no doubt that you will cope nicely.

“Please continue to make the welfare of the people your biggest concern. They are the reason for the state. Without them there will be no government or any political office to occupy.

“Once again, congratulations, as I wish you a resounding success in office and every aspect of life.

“My kind regards to the good wife, Alhaja Kafayat Oyetola and the entire cabinet of the State of Osun.”

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