Politics

Edo election: PDP leader pledges support of Ososo people for Obaseki

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A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Leader  in Ososo,  Edo, Mr Bayo Ogedengbe, says the people of Ososo in Akoko Edo Local Government Area of Edo  are strongly behind Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s second term bid.


Ogedengbe gave the assurance while addressing PDP faithful at the PDP  gubernatorial election campaign ground on Monday in Ososo.

He said that the people kept tabs on the governor’s developmental strides across the 18 local government areas of the state.

“Where ever you go, Ososo will go. We are strongly behind your reelection.

“We have seen that you stood against god-fatherism in the state.

“Your government brought the first  tarred road into Ososo. Our people are saying thank you.

“We stand to tell you that we are supporting you second term bid.

“We appealed to you Sir for the construction of Ososo-Okpella road which will further help to improve the economy of  both communities,” he said.

Also speaking, Mr Dan Orbir, a former PDP state chairman in Edo,  said that  Obaseki would listen to their plight.

“What we are talking about is that, we need a man who will put his interests aside and serve the people.

“We have decided to stay by the governor to serve for another four years,” he said.

Edited By: Chioma Ugboma/Kayode Olaitan (NAN)

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Defence/Security

New NSCDC Commandant assumes duty in Minna

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Mr Haruna Zurmi, the new Commandant of  the Niger Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has assumed duty in Minna.


The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASCI Nasiru Abdullahi, said this in a statement on Wednesday in Minna.

According to him, Zurmi takes over from Mr George Edem who has been redeployed to Edo as Commandant.

He said that the new commandant urged officers and men of the command to be resilient in intelligence gathering and to be committed to their duties.

The spokesman said that the new commandant also reiterated his readiness to work round the clock to tackle crimes in the state.

He also called on officers and men of the command to stand up to their responsibilities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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New Niger NSCDC Commandant assumes duty in Minna

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Mr Haruna Zurmi, the new Commandant of  the Niger Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has assumed duty in Minna.


The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASCI Nasiru Abdullahi, said this in a statement on Wednesday in Minna.

According to him, Zurmi takes over from Mr George Edem who has been redeployed to Edo as Commandant.

He said that the new commandant urged officers and men of the command to be resilient in intelligence gathering and to be committed to their duties.

The spokesman said that the new commandant also reiterated his readiness to work round the clock to tackle crimes in the state.

He also called on officers and men of the command to stand up to their responsibilities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PDP commiserates with Fayose over sister’s death

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commiserated with the former governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, over the death of his sister, Madam Moji Ladeji.


Ladeji died on Sept. 21 after a brief illness.

In a statement issued by PDP National Publicity secretary to commiserate with Fayose and the Ladeji family, the party said: “our thoughts and prayers go out to them at this moment of grief.

”Madam Ladeji was an exceptionally good-hearted personality who stood beside his brother, the former governor of Ekiti, with wise counsel and prayers, which immensely contributed to his success as governor.

“In our grief, we are however consoled that Madam Ladeji lived as a devout Christian and we believe that she has found rest in the bosom of the Saviour.

“Our party commiserates with the Fayose and Ladeji families and pray God to grant them the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.’’

Edited By: Cecilia Odey/Sadiya Hamza
Source: NAN

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2020 NSF: Ondo coach vows to retain male volleyball title

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Adeniyi Adelaku, Ondo State Volleyball Coach, says his team plans to retain its title as the defending champions in the male category at the forthcoming 2020 National Sports Festival, slated for Benin, Edo.


Adekalu told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja that the team has been training for three weeks in preparation for the festival.

He said the team was not ready to leave the title to any other team, adding that the team was focused on retaining the title.

According to the coach, the team is currently training with 12 players in Akure.

“The players were training individually during the COVID-19 lockdown, I gave them a training schedule to follow based on their abilities.

“Everyone one of them was training and working individually on his weak areas; I was also checking and monitoring how they were training.

” I usually use our past experiences and mistakes to correct and  prepare them ahead of any competition.

“We all know that other teams will also want to take over our current position, but we will fight well to maintain  our title and  show our supremacy in the game,” he said.

NAN reports that Ondo state defeated Plateau 3-1 to emerge champions at the 2018 National Sports Festival in Abuja.

The State placed 10th on the medal table at the Abuja National Sports Festival.

Edited By: Kamal Tayo/Ali Baba-Inuwa
Source: NAN

 

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