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Tambuwal’s Turbanning: APC, PDP Leaders Gather In Sokoto

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The leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC) and virtually all aspirants to state and national elective offices gathered at at the palace of the Sultan of Sokoto to witness the turbanning of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, as the new Mutawallen Sokoto by the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar.

The turbanning attracted almost the entire members of the National Executive Committee (NEC) and National Working Committee (NWC) of the APC led by the party’s National Chairman, John Oyegun.

At the turbanning proper, the Sultan admonished Mr. Tambuwal to use his “good stead and knowledge to advise the emirate on how to improve the traditional institution in the land”.

Other notable leaders of the APC that graced the occasion include two national leaders of the party, former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, and former Governor of Lagos state, Bola Tinubu, as well as a presidential aspirant and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.

Governors Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers, Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa state, Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, Ahmed Abdulfatah of Kwara, Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano, Adams Oshiomhole of Edo, Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo was represented by his deputy also attended the event.

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Other APC stalwarts at the event were former National Chairman of the PDP, Audu Ogbeh, former Kwara state Governor and current Senator, Bukola Saraki, former Nasarawa state Governor, Abdullahi Adamu and former Yobe state Governor, Bukar Ibrahim.

The notable top members of the PDP that attended the ceremony were the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and Mr. Tambuwal’s deputy, Emeka Ihedioha. Others are Senators Ali Ndume, and Abdul Ningi.

Also, over 100 members of the House of Representatives were in Sokoto to honour their speaker.

Business moguls Barau Mangal and Aliko Dangote were also in attendance.

According to Premium Times, posters of aspirants from state to national level under the APC were seen adorning all major streets of Sokoto.

The Sokoto monarch, who is also the spiritual leader of all Muslims in Nigeria, used the occasion to call on all Muslim faithful to take advantage of the Arafat day on Friday to “fast and pray for the return of peace in Nigeria”.

He also called on politicians to desist from dragging the traditional institution into politics.

The traditional institutions were also well represented at the ceremony. Emirs of Lafia, Zuru, Kontagora and Argungu were all present, while the Emir of Kano, Mohammed Sanusi II, was represented by the most senior councillor in the emirate, Abbas Sanusi.

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  1. ibikunle olufemi

    September 28, 2014 at 1:14 pm

    I will congrats the political icon of our generation and initiative a strong opposition and alternative resscue party from pdp junta!
    Well, let me asked who next?
    Christain as president
    Muslim as president?
    Christain 13years
    Muslim 3years
    I will implore all voters enmaselly vote muslim president @ fortcoming poll.
    Obasanjo 8years southwest
    Jonathan 5years southsouth
    Yar’adua 3 years northcentral
    What of others region!!!!!
    Be objective!!!!!!

  2. oba erediauwa of bini kingdom

    September 28, 2014 at 5:38 pm

    Yorubas will for ever be traitors. Why are u bringing religion into politics? I can u are still small boy he goat who just stops breastfeeding. Why didn’t u mention the 38years rules under the muslims during the military era? You think the hausas give a fuck about u damn yorubas muslims , they kill u in the north whenever their is religion/ethnic riots cos they consider u as fake muslims also one of the reason they don’t allow a yoruba imam to lead in the mosque…

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A Nigeria lady in a video said he was beaten by some officials of the Nigerian Army because she refused to greet them.

According to the lady in the video, ”they were wearing Army uniform and whipping me kobokobo because I did not greet them”.

The aggrieved lady in rage said should she kneel down to greet them because they were soldiers?.

It was reported that the incident happened at Eti Osa Local Government Area in Lagos State.

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‘Ned Nwoko Dey Chop Better Things’ – Fan Gushes Over Regina Daniels New Photos

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Fans have hailed politician, Ned Nwoko, saying that he is really enjoying after his wife, Regina Daniels shared new adorable photos.

The young Nollywood actress took to her official Facebook page and shared some stunning photos of herself, which got some of her fans praising her beauty.

After sharing the photos, one of her fans who couldn’t just like the photos and keep on scrolling his phone took to the comment section to say his mind.

According to the fan identified as Anthony Boadu, the Nigerian lawyer, politician, and humanitarian, Prince Ned Nwoko, is lucky for having Regina Daniels as his wife because she is very beautiful and he is really enjoying something better.

He wrote; “Old man dey chop better things”

 

Another fan also took to the comment section and asked the mother of one of her billionaire husband marrying another lady to become his 7th wife, as reported.

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