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Opposers Of Southern Governors’ Ban On Open Grazing Have Hidden Agenda — Ortom
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Thursday said any Nigerian opposed to the Southern Governors’ decision banning open grazing of cattle has a hidden agenda.
Ortom made the remark at Holy Ghost Parish Hall in Makurdi while delivering his speech on the occasion of ‘Media Week and Communications Day 2021’, organised by the Catholic Diocese of Makurdi.
The governor said that his southern counterparts had chosen the right path to address insecurity.
Those Agitating For Yoruba Nation Are Novices — Ladoja
A former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rasidi Ladoja, has described those agitating for Yoruba nation as novices for calling for secession.
He said some of the agitators for Yoruba nation didn’t know what it meant as none of them knew how the war in Syria started. “Some of the agitators for Yoruba Nation don’t even know what it means, nobody knows how the war in Syria started and it takes years before it ends. They have to take it easy. There will be time God will give us good leaders”.
Ladoja who spoke during this year celebration of Eid-el-Fitri celebration in Ibadan said he supported the ban on open grazing.
Akeredolu: Buhari Must Consider Demands Of 17 Southern Governors, He Can’t Push Us Aside
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has said President Muhammadu Buhari must consider the demand for a national dialogue and the establishment of state police.
Two days ago, governors of 17 Southern States converged on Asaba, Delta State capital, where they made some resolutions and demands from the Federal government.
They had demanded a ban on open grazing in the south and urged the president to convene a national dialogue summit, among others.
‘$65 Million Fraud’: Buhari’s Son-In-Law Declared Wanted
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has declared Gimba Yau Kumo, a son-in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari, wanted over an alleged $65 million fraud.
Kumo, who got married to Fatima, one of the president’s daughters in 2016, was alleged to have perpetrated the crime alongside one Tarry Rufus and another Bola Ogunsola.
In a statement on Thursday, Azuka Ogugua, spokesperson of the anti-graft commission, asked anyone who had information on the whereabouts of the trio to report to the ICPC headquarters or the nearest police station.
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