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APC Chief rules out President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation

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A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Kayode Ojo, has told those that cared to listen that President Muhammadu Buhari will not resign because of his health as suggested  by some groups.

He stated this in reaction to the protest staged by civil society groups led by Messrs Charles Oputa (Charly Boy) and Mr. Jim Iyke, in Abuja, where they demanded Buhari’s resignation.

They based their argument on the fact that the President had spent over 90 days in a London Hospital for an undisclosed ailment.

Stating that the protesters had the rights to exercise their fundamental rights, he pointed out that it was wrong to denigrate the President for falling sick while in office.

Ojo spoke in Ijero Ekiti on Thursday while declaring his intention for the 2018 governorship election.

He said, “The protesters have constitutional rights to do so, but we are all human beings who can fall ill and get well later.

“We have to put ourselves in President Buhari’s shoes, so I disagree with them that he should resign on the basis of sickness.

“Former President, serving governors, and well-wishers had visited President Buhari in London. He is fast recovering and will soon report at his duty post, so the call is not right.”

Ojo, who described the 2018 Ekiti State governorship poll as a must-win for APC, promised to join hands with other like-minded party men to dislodge the Peoples Democratic Party in the state.

He added that his decision to contest the governorship was borne out of the passion to return Ekiti’s integrity and act of self-reliance, which the people were known for.

He appealed to APC members in Ekiti to be patient and peaceful as the preparations for the poll gather momentum.

Source: ( Punch Newspaper )

 

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BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu Approves Full Reopening Of Lagos Markets

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BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu Approves Full Reopening Of Lagos Markets

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the full reopening of all markets across the state to enhance trade and commerce and mitigate the hardship of recent times.

The statement was made available by the governor’s Senior Special Assistant on New Media, Gawat Jubril on Tuesday.

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The Governor in the statement noted that both food markets and non-food markets can reopen every day of the week.

Recall that the state government had regulated the opening of the markets to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

In the statement on Tuesday, the Governor urged traders and their customers to strictly adhere to the COVID-19 protocols for their safety.

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#EndSARS Protests Politically Motivated – Kogi Governor

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#EndSARS Protests Politically Motivated – Kogi Governor

Yahaya Bello

Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has expressed that the nationwide #EndSARS protests across the country were politically motivated.

Bello made the statement when he featured on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme, on Tuesday.

Bello said the protest was sponsored by politicians who are benefitting from the disruptions caused by the demonstrations across the country.

The governor said Nigerians do not need a soothsayer to tell them that the protests had a political undertone even after the government agreed to the demands of the agitators.

Also Read: Criminal minds threatening Army with travel ban: Buratai

“Dear Nigerians, let me tell you, what is happening today, this so-called #EndSARS is politically motivated,” he said.

“Whether anybody says it or not, I am saying it once again and you can quote me anywhere, anyday and I will prove it to you.

“Why will you demand five items and you and granted and you refuse to take it.. which struggle, agitation or uprising across the world has ever succeeded without leadership?.

“100 per cent, I agree (with the agitations of the protesters) but if you look at what is happening today, you will have no option than to classify it as politically motivated”.

According to him, it is a “ploy to set we the youths of this country against one another.”

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Hoodlums Loot Abuja NYSC Office

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Hoodlums Loot Abuja NYSC Office
Hoodlums Loot Abuja NYSC Office

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The National Youth Service Corps, (NYSC) orientation camp in Kubwa, Abuja has been reportedly attacked by some hoodlums.

According to reports, the orientation camp was invaded in the early hour of Tuesday, October 27.

It was reported that the hoodlums upon arriving at the NYSC camp at about 9 am today, blocked the major roads, and ordered motorists to follow another route.

Also Read: Criminal minds threatening Army with travel ban: Buratai

According to reports, the hoodlums were seen with mattresses, plastic chairs, rice, groundnut oil, and other items walking around the camp.

Military and police officers have cordoned off the area and there have been shooting there. A military helicopter is reportedly hovering around the area.

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