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We'll Explore Next Line Of Action- Abia PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State has reacted to the appeal court judgement that upheld the victory of Alex Otti as the duly elected Governor of Abia State.

The guber candidate of PDP, Okey Ahiwe, urged his supporters to remain calm in the face of what he described as “eclipse of transitional sunset”.

PDP, in a statement signed by Abraham Amah, its Vice Chairman and acting Publicity Secretary in Abia, said it was meeting with its candidate and his running mate to review the judgement and come out with the next line of action.

While reiterating its confidence in the judiciary as the last hope of the common man and one of the strongest pillars of our democracy, the PDP sued for calm among its party members and supporters in the face of the loss.

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Tinubu Determined To End Insecurity- Akume

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The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, George Akume, has said President Bola Tinubu, is determined to end insecurity ravaging many parts of the country.

He said the implementation of policies of all the eight target areas of the present administration is geared towards ending insecurity in the country.

Akume added that Tinubu’s administration would work tirelessly to develop the nation’s economy and ensure Nigerians are safe to do their legitimate businesses without fear.

He spoke on Saturday at the Nigerian Defence Academy’s 12th Lecture Series in Abuja.

BUA Chairman Rejects Appointment Into APC Committee

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Abdul Samad Rabiu, Chairman of BUA Group, has declined his appointment as a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s finance standing committee.

APC had released the names of its standing committees with Ajibola Basiru, the party’s National Secretary, chairing the establishment committee.

Bisi Akande, a former interim National Chairman of the party, heads the conflict and reconciliation committee, Felix Morka leads publicity while Uguru Ofoke and Emma Eneukwu oversee finance and intergovernmental committees, respectively.

Rabiu appeared in the finance committee alongside A. A Rano, Zach Adedeji, the chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Wale Edun, minister of finance and coordinating minister of the economy, and Senate President Godswill Akpabio, among other lawmakers and prominent party members.

Female Candidates Dominate, As Ekiti Holds LG Polls

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Female politicians were well represented as Ekiti State, on Saturday, held its first local government elections under Governor Biodun Oyebanji.

Meanwhile, after casting his vote at his Ward 6, Unit 003 Okelele Street, Ikogosi-Ekiti around 11.40 a.m., Governor Oyebanji commended voters and the umpire, SIEC, for the peaceful polls.

He told journalists he was delighted that people at the grassroots were able to choose their representatives at local government and the 177 wards without fear or threat or any form of crisis.

Sierra Leone Will Miss Outgoing Nigerian Envoy- President Bio

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The President of Sierra Leone, Juluis Maada Bio, has said that his country will miss outgoing Nigeria’s High Commissioner, Ambassador Henry Omaku.

The President disclosed this on Saturday when the Nasarawa State-born envoy paid him a courtesy visit, to formally notify him of his departure from the country after his tour of duty.

This was according to a statement by the Media Aide to Omaku, Ibrahim Hamza, made available to our correspondent on Saturday.

President Bio, a retired brigadier, said, “I am saddened about your sudden departure because you have contributed to advancing both bilateral and multilateral cooperation between Nigeria and the Republic of Sierra Leone in particular and the world in general.

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