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Thursday, 19 September 2019

Oyo’s SDG office begins tour of projects by past administration


The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) office in Oyo State has begun a week-long official monitoring tour of contracts and projects awarded by the immediate past administration.

The Senior Special Assistant on SDG to Governor Sey Makinde, Mr. Kunle Yusuff, in a statement he signed on Wednesday, maintained that the tour was embarked upon for the sake of accountability and administrative procedures.

Yusuff stated that in line with Governor Seyi Makinde government’s resolve to ensure that Oyo State people get value for funds spent on projects and in order to ensure probity and transparency, the SDG office decided to conduct a tour of the projects, which were awarded between April and May 2019.

According to him, some of the contracts/projects included the building of classrooms, general renovations of school facilities, provision of teachers’ furniture, fencing and construction of boreholes across 13 major locations in the state.

Some of the locations, Yusuff said, were Kosobo, Ilora, Odo-Oba, Odo-Ona, Saki, Iseyin, Oluyole, Ona-Ara and Eruwa, among others.

 

Oyo’s SDG office begins tour of projects by past administration


The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) office in Oyo State has begun a week-long official monitoring tour of contracts and projects awarded by the immediate past administration.
The Senior Special Assistant on SDG to Governor Sey Makinde, Mr. Kunle Yusuff, in a statement he signed on Wednesday, maintained that the tour was embarked upon for the sake of accountability and administrative procedures.
Yusuff stated that in line with Governor Seyi Makinde government’s resolve to ensure that Oyo State people get value for funds spent on projects and in order to ensure probity and transparency, the SDG office decided to conduct a tour of the projects, which were awarded between April and May 2019.
According to him, some of the contracts/projects included the building of classrooms, general renovations of school facilities, provision of teachers’ furniture, fencing and construction of boreholes across 13 major locations in the state.
Some of the locations, Yusuff said, were Kosobo, Ilora, Odo-Oba, Odo-Ona, Saki, Iseyin, Oluyole, Ona-Ara and Eruwa, among others.

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

2019: Nsima Ekere emerges APC Governoship Candidate for Akwa-Ibom






Obong Nsima Ekere has expectedly won the APC Gubernatorial ticket for Akwa Ibom State in the coming general election in 2019. 

The primary election, which was free and fair, according to observers, saw Nsima Ekere winning a hundred and sixty thousand, four hundred and fifty-eight (160,458) votes which is a landslide, considering the margin. The gentleman, whose mandate is to bring true and impactful governance into the hospitality friendly state of Akwa Ibom State, defeated Mr. Dan Abia, who got 4,189 votes, Mr. Udoedege, 2,015 votes and Dr. Efretuei, who got just 1,234 votes. 

Obong Nsima Ekere, popularly referred to as ONE, in line with the acronym of his names, in a bold move and display that has continually showed his sterling qualities, is therefore the Akwa Ibom State APC gubernatorial candidate for 2019 election.  The hashtag #NsimaIsHereAlready has been abuzz the social media space and in major streets and iconic places in the state as tremendous support has been rendered to Mr. Nsima Ekere who is poised to wrestle power from the PDP-led incumbent governor, Mr Emmanuel Udom. 

Maverick and illustrious Ekere was born on May 29, 1965 in Ikot Oboroenyin, Edemaya Clan in Ikot Abasi Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. He started his secondary education at Regina Coeli College, Essene, Ikot Abasi, and completed same at Mary Knoll College Ogoja, Cross River State.  


He had a brief but very exciting stint at The Polytechnic, Calabar, between 1981 and 1982 before proceeding to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, where he graduated with B.Sc. Honours Degree in Estate Management in 1986. He is a fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, FNIVS.  He is also a registered member of Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria, ESVRBN, a Senior Certified Valuer of the International Real Estate Institute, IREI, Minnesota, USA, and to boot, an associate member of the Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation, IRRV, London.

Thursday, 27 September 2018

Breaking: Police arrest suspect who threatens to kill Atiku Abubakar and family

Nigerian police headquaters in abuja have paraded a suspect who threatened and intimidated the family members of one of the country's prominent politicians and a contender in the forthcoming presidential election, Alhaj Atiku Abubakar. 
 
This was disclosed by the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team, led by Deputy Commissioner of Police Kyari in his social media account, Facebook on Thursday.

According to the release by the Public Relations Officer, Force Headquaters Ag. DCP Jimoh Moshood, the suspect known by name Augustus Akpan was arrested  by the Intelligence Response Team along Lagos-Ibadan expressway in his bid to leave the country. Investigation was said to be ongoing to determine any culpable collaborators or politically driven motives behind the incidence.

Here is full details of the event and evidences obtained from the suspect as obtained online.

PRESS BRIEFING

PARADE OF NOTORIOUS CRIMINAL WHO THREATENED FMR VICE PRESIDENT, ATIKU ABUBAKAR GCON, TO WITHDRAW FROM PRESIDENTIAL RACE OTHERWISE HE WILL KIDNAP, RAPE AND KILL HIS WIFE AND DAUGHTERS (MENTIONING THEIR NAMES)

Suspect

i.      Augustus Akpan (From Edemaya village, Ikot Abasi LGA, Akwa Ibom State) 43Years

Exhibits

i.      One (1) Samsung (Galaxy S6 Edge +) Mobile Phone and the SIM Card used by the suspect to send the threat messages to Fmr Vice President, Atiku Abubakar GCON, His wife and Daughter.

The Threat Text Messages

i.      Text Message to Fmr Vice President, Alh. Atiku Abubakar GCON

“Turaki Atiku, we are watching you and your family, we ask you right now to withdraw from the race for Presidency, we will kill, rape your wife and daughters. That your ambitious and black daughter Maryam who worked at CBN and left because we were going to mess her up. We will molest, rape, deform her and kill her. Your daughter Fatimah the former Commissioner of Health in Adamawa State, we have a lot of information about her. Also pictures of her naked body, we will mess your overly prostitute wife Jennifer up. We have a lot about. Let Buhari run against your PDP members. We know that you are bigger than all those candidates in PDP. That is why we need you to step down. We will blow your plane off from the sky and we will poison you and your family. Atiku Abubakar, take our words for granted and watch what will happen to your family before you. You are going to see what we will do to you and your family. We know where and where your children travel to. We have watched your daughter who is a strong supporter of her father (your daughter Maryam) at number 5, Buzi close and number 5, Lake Maracaibo close”.

ii.     Text Message to Wife of Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar GCON

“Jennifer. Tell your husband to step down. We will blow up his plane and kill all of you his family. We will rape you and all his daughters and also kill all of you out there. Do not underestimate us. We know your office at 13 Danube Street Maitama. We will blow up the place and rape all your step daughters that we know you don’t like already. Tell him to step down now and forget about running for the presidency’’

iii.    Text Message to Daughter of Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar GCON, Rukaiya Atiku

“Tell your dad to step down. He should forget about the Presidency. If he refuses, we will blow up his plane the Gulf Stream from the sky and also rape you and kill of his daughters. No amount of Police or protection will stop us. We know where all of you live in. We know number 5 Buzi close and number 5, Lake Maracaibo close. Try us and blood shall spread’’

 On the receipt of complaint of THREAT AND INTIMIDATION from fmr Vice President, Alh. Atiku Abubakar, GCON, the Forty Three (43) years old Augustus Akpan (From Edemaya village, Ikot Abasi LGA, Akwa Ibom State) was trailed and eventually arrested by the IGP Intelligence Response Team.


2.     The suspect, Augustus Akpan was arrested at toll-gate along Lagos-Ibadan express way, Lagos State by IGP Intelligence Response team IRT Operatives led by DCP Abba Kyari, while on the run to escape arrest by leaving the Country. During interrogation, he confessed to the crime and admitted that he resorted to the threat and intimidation when all efforts to extort money from the former vice president were unsuccessful.

3.    The suspect, Augustus Akpan also admitted in his confessional statement that he is a professional fraudster and not working for any political party, that his mention that ‘Let Buhari run against  your other PDP members’ in his threat message to the former vice president was merely to divert attention.

4.     The suspect is fluent in English, Ibibio, Russian and Portuguese languages respectively. The Phone and the SIM card he used for the threat and intimidation were recovered from him and were discovered to have been robbed by him from a lady (name withheld) who identified him as the person that robbed her few months back.

5.  The suspect, Augustus Akpan further confessed that he had threatened, defrauded and extorted huge sum of money in Naira and foreign currency from so many prominent personalities and their family members while posing as an Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent.

6.     Investigation is being concluded and suspect will be arraigned in court on completion of investigation.

Ag. DCP JIMOH MOSHOOD
FORCE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FORCE HEADQUARTERS
ABUJA

Source: ACP Abba Kyari

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