Prescient Nigerian observers who are watching what’s going on in Lagos State would rightly agree that hard work in the right direction delivers enduring fruits. Hard work doesn’t kill; it yields life that history acknowledges ultimately. That is the enviable story of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State as he marks his 55th birthday today.
To Ambode, the ideal celebration would not be to organise an elaborate feast, to bring friends and well-wishers together for a mother of all feasts. Doing so is not in his character. If there would be a get-together at all, it would be with the deprived, the vulnerable, children of the poor or the special class of the handicapped as he has done in nearly three years as the governor.
Chief Aniebira/Odeyiani of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Alhaji Ahmed Talib El-Mudasir Babamba, has described the Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello as the best governor, since the creation of the state. In an interview with LEADERSHIP in Abuja yesterday, Babamba noted that politics in Kogi State is not as bad as the way people outside the state are looking at it, adding that the state governor is making every effort to provide democracy dividends for the people. He noted that the problem in Kogi State is that one particular tribe, in the state, has been governing the state for over 20 years, adding that since God brought Yahaya Bello, from another tribe; it has
Daily Trust12 Jun 2018
Kano Free Trade Zone is located on 262 hectares of land at the Panisau area of Ungogo LGA of Kano State. It is a special economic zone where goods maybe landed, handled, manufactured or reconfigured and re-exported without the intervention of the customs authorities. It was established in 1998 and its area of specialisation is warehousing, services, logistics and manufacturing. One of its objectives is to allow interested persons to set up industries and businesses within the zones with a major objective of exporting the goods and services manufactured or produced within the zone and to provide an internationally competitive duty free environment for export production at a low cost.
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday reiterated that his administration was committed to making the state economically viable by connecting roads in Ikorodu and Epe to the neighbouring states.
Ambode also said that the present administration would link Mile 2 to Badagry, Seme border in Nigeria and with Nigeria’s neighbouring countries.The governor said this while addressing some citizens of the state after he had inspected the 7.5 kilometre Agric-Owutu -Ishawo Road project in Ikorodu area of the state.
Former Director-general of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Osaro Onaiwu, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and state governors for encouraging youth participation in politics through the #Not-too-young-to-run bill. He insisted that the governors’ inputs made it possible for the President to assent to the bill which he described as the needed tonic to engender active involvement of youths in political leadership. Onaiwu in a statement issued yesterday, however advised Nigerian youths
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum Secretariat (NGFS) on Thursday 3rd of May, 2018 hosted the CEO and field managers of the All Babies Are Equal (ABAE) Initiative alongside the Executive Secretaries and State Immunization Officers of Jigawa, Kaduna and Zamfara State.
The objective of the meeting was to review the Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) project for Routine Immunizations (RI), discuss bottlenecks encountered during the course of the project and propose solutions to the problems identified. The CEO expressed her gratitude to the NGFS for their immersed support towards the program and expressed her team’s dedication to continuously improve immunization in the country.
A decision was reached that the NGFS would facilitate a meeting between the technical team of ABAE Initiative and the National Primary Health Care Development Agency(NPHCDA) to see how best the CCTs could be integrated in the already existing immunization scheme to boost immunization in the country.