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Aftermath Of APC Guber Primaries: I’m Not Tired Of Working For Lagos – Ikuforiji

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Adeyemi IkuforijiMr. Adeyemi Ikuforiji, speaker Lagos State House of Assembly, has disclosed that he is not tired of working for the state in spite of his loss at the recent governorship primaries.

Ikuforiji, who was defeated in his All Progressives Congress (APC) party primaries, made this known in Lagos on Wednesday during the annual thanksgiving service organised by the House of Assembly fellowship.

According to him, “I am neither tired nor thinking of retirement and I will not relinquish my aim for a greater Lagos”.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the thanksgiving service was tagged “Greater Height”.

The speaker urged residents of the state to appreciate God for His mercies and protection over the years.

“I recall how I was discharged and acquitted by a Federal High Court in Lagos over allegations of corruption by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

“It has been a challenging period for me, my family and my friends; I have every reason to praise God.

“So, I am not tired of working for the progress of Lagos state”, he maintained.

He said lawmakers and member of staff were determined to take the assembly to a greater height, adding that he was leaving behind well-trained workers and legislators.

He added that during his tenure, the House of Assembly Service Commission was established, with state-of-the-art facilities and proper method of accounting.

Ikuforiji assured that the house would continue to go higher under his stewardship, adding that the new building being constructed in the assembly’s premises would be inaugurated before May, 2015.

“We will continue to set the pace for other state Houses of Assembly”, he said.

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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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