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Loans : Atiku Moves To Stop Buhari

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has made a move to stop the government of President Muhammadu Buhari from collecting more loans from China.
In doing this, the former Vice President has written Ahmed Lawan, the President of the Senate requesting the National Assembly to reject any new loan request from the Buhari government meant for “projects that are not viable.”
Atiku, in the letter to Lawan, received on August 25, urged the legislature to also halt approval for loans that are not income-generating or production-based.
The former VP and business mogul pointed out that the country risked insolvency if it continued to borrow money.
Atiku’s letter, a copy of which was made public on Monday, he noted that Nigerians should not fold their hands and watch while the country teeters towards financial peril.
The former opposition presidential candidate noted that as of May 29, 2015, the nation’s total national debt was standing approximately at N12 trillion.
He lamented that as of August 2020, Nigeria’s debt has risen to N28.63 trillion, adding that more alarming was the fact that the foreign debt portion of the country’s national debt has further risen from less than $10 billion on May 29, 2015, to almost $30 billion in August 2020.
“A further cause for concern is the fact that not all of these debts are necessary. A study of the use to which these monies have been put to will show that much of it has gone towards items or projects that are non-productive or viable,” Atiku noted.
The former Vice President noted that the future of youth and unborn generations in the country had been placed in what could very well be bondage-like conditions.
“As such, in view of your role as a check on the excesses of other arms of government, may I suggest that going forward, the National Assembly should refuse to approve any new loan requests, where such loans are to be spent on projects or items that are not income-generating or production-based, or indeed viable,” he said.

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Congratulations to Edo State Governor-elect Godwin Obaseki

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Edo State Governor-elect,

The chairman of the Kwankwasiyya Media Forum, Kano State, Alhaji Suleiman Adam, has sent a message of congratulations to Edo State Governor-elect Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on his victory in Saturday’s by-elections.

Speaking to the media on Sunday, September 20, 2020, Suleiman Adam expressed his happiness over the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki in winning the Edo State gubernatorial election on Saturday, September 19, 2020.

He also commended the former governor of Kano State Engr. Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, who went to Edo State to prove his mettle.

He also commended the people of the state for their support in making the PDP win the election.

He further called on the people of the state and all Nigerians to vote for Dr. Kwankwaso as president of Nigeria in 2023.

He finally answered the question asked by some people: Why is Rabiu Kwankwaso nicknamed (SHEIKH) when he is not an Islamic scholar?

He said: The word (Sheikh) is like a (Professor) in English, and the word is usually used for a person who has special expertise in a particular subject.

Kwankwaso is therefore worthy of being called (SHEIKH) because of his excellent political experience, which is unmatched by any other politician in Africa.

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‘APC And PDP Members Voted For Obaseki Because Of Injustice’ – Okorocha

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#EDO2020: OKOROCHA HAILS EDO PEOPLE FOR VOTING AGAINST INJUSTICE
When I saw Adams Oshiomole with Hope Uzodimma Leading the campaign I knew there will be no victory for APC- Rochas said
The President, Rochas Foundation International and former Governor of IMO State, Senator Rochas Okorocha has congratulated the people of EDO for standing firmly against oppression by the dissolved executive council of the APC which led to the defection of Governor Obaseki to another party.
Okorocha insisted that some politicians have taken advantage of PMB’s honesty and patriotism to perpetuate unprovoked chaos and confusion in the party by neglecting the founding fathers of the APC stressing that he had forewarned of the catastrophe that might plaque the party urging Mr President to step-in to avert the total collapse of the APC.
He said;”It is not only PDP members that voted for Obaseki even APC members also voted for him.EDO people did not vote for APC or PDP,they voted against injustice. Edo people are not docile. They voted for justice to be done in EDO state”.

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Fayemi Hails Oyo APC Leaders Over Decision To Unite

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Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has hailed leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State over their resolve to unite and work towards repositioning the party in the state.
Dr Fayemi stated this in Ibadan on Sunday shortly after hosting a meeting of leaders of the APC at his Jericho, Ibadan home.
The meeting which was called to amicably reconcile leaders of the party in the state was a follow up to the one held in Abuja last week.
Leaders of the party at the Sunday’s meeting include a former Governor of Oyo State, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, two former deputy Governors, Chief Iyiola Oladokun and Chief Alake Adeyemo; Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare; former Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu; Senato Adesoji Akanbi, Senator Teslim Folarin, Senator Femi Lanlehin, Senator Fatai Buhari, governorship candidate of the party in 2019 election, Chief Bayo Adelabu.
Others include, state APC Chairman, Mr Akin Oke; Hon Shina Peller, Prof Adeolu Akande, Alhaji Fatai Ibikunle, Mrs Yetunde Ajibola as well as representatives of groups within the state chapter of APC.
Governor Fayemi while briefing journalists at the end of the meeting, said he was happy the leaders have resolved to close ranks and work together in the interest of the party.
He said the APC leaders spoke frankly at the meeting and came to the conclusion that they could achieve much by working together in unity.
“It is a fruitful meeting and I am happy all our leaders and stakeholders at the meeting resolved to work together to reposition the party in Oyo State.
As you heard His Excellency, Governor Alao-Akala said: there is no vanquished. All differences have been settled, We are now a united front as a party moving strongly towards retaking Oyo State and working in the interest of progressive politics” Fayemi said.

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