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Osinbajo, Lawan, Onu, Sirika, others grace Yusuf Buhari’s turbaning

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From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Senate President Ahmed Lawan, yesterday witnessed the turbanning ceremony of Yusuf Buhari, son of President Muhammadu Buhari as the Talban Daura and District Head in Daura, Katsina State at a well-attended event graced by dignitaries from across the country. 65f8bd4f af13 4d1c 9800 8ce8889a54e6 72fdb04b ade9 4e83 9623 fda10ff3f7b2 910bed43 yusuf as taliban 696x522 2 2506c74c 73a3 4b00 adca 304ec994c293 8988c607 8ed5 4968 b6ad 52efaf7debf6 

In his remarks the Emir of Daura, Umar Farouk Umar, praised President Muhammadu Buhari for his leadership qualities, adding that power belongs to God, who gives it to whoever He pleases.

In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, the Emir disclosed that the Daura Emirate Council decided to honour Buhari and his family with the traditional title conferred on Yusuf Muhammadu Buhari, given that his father being the President would not be able to take any other title.

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Commending both the federal and state governments, the Emir testified that the Katsina State Government has been working hard to end the difficulties of the masses. He added also that Daura has been transformed under the leadership of the President, lauding him for the developmental strides witnessed so far.

Regarding Osinbajo, the Emir of Daura said: “We extend our appreciation to His Excellency, the representative of the president. He, the VP, is a nobleman who keeps his promises and a trustworthy person who has so much patience and knows what to do at any given time.”

He added: “The VP is a very good man, he is my favourite person. He is a very nice and honest man.”

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Besides Vice President Osinbajo and the Senate President, other dignitaries at the event included Governor Bello Masari (Katsina), Governor Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano); Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege and several other members of the National Assembly such as Senator Kabiru Gaya and Member of the House of Representatives, Hafiz Ibrahim.

Also in attendance were the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha and members of the Federal Executive Council including Chief Ogbonnaya Onu, Science & Technology Minister; Hadi Sirika, Aviation Minister; Clem Agba, Budget & National Planning Minister of State and the Presidential Adviser on Politics, Senator Babafemi Ojudu.

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Osinbajo for President group YO-GSM inaugurates South East chapter

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From Okey Sampson, Umuahia

A major group canvassing for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to be president in 2023, Yemi Osinbajo Grassroot Solidarity Movement (YO-GSM), has been inuaugurated in the South East.

Speaking while inuaugurating the Movement, it’s national coordinator, Torty Watchman Okoro said with the inuauguration of the South East chapter, YO-GSM through a concerted and consistent efforts, has been able to register her presence and have coordinators in all the 36 states, FCT and the 774 LGAs.

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The national coordinator said the group is routing for the vice president because he has the grace, capacity and the tenacity to be president of Nigeria in 2023.

“Osinbajo has demonstrated great capacity in given tasks. He has proven the capacity to lead Nigeria as a progressive, democratic leader and not a boss.

“With Prof Osinbajo as a candidate of our great party, APC, victory is sure and sealed, and I call on members of YO-GSM and APC party faithful to support this Movement, as I urge and beckon the loyal Vice President, Prof Osinbajo, to come and answer the Clarion call by Nigerian Youths in particular to run for the seat of the president come 2023”.

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The national coordinator enumerated 10 reasons why Osinbajo should be president of Nigeria come 2023.

He described Osinbajo as a God fearing, detribalised and symbol of peace who apart from believing in one, united and indivisible Nigeria, but also “a cross-over bridge between the youth, aged and the older generation”.

YO-GSM South East Coordinator, Hon Nkem Okoro said the group under his leadership in the South East, would activate every necessary political strategies and measures to mobilise support for Osinbajo.

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Okoro said coordinators have been appointed for YO-GSM in all the Local Government Areas of the South East states, adding that those appointed were not not politicians of repute, but also great mobilisers.

“We are poised and determined to ensure the South East are massively mobilised to the party of this Movement that will entrench a new order in the history of our democracy”.

National youth coordinator of YO-GSM, Dangaladima Aku, described Osinbajo as a generational leader who is loved across the length and breadth of the country.

Aku said all these while power had remained in the North, nothing tangible has happened, stressing that with Osinbajo on the saddle, things will turn around for good in Nigeria.

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Women leader of YO-GSM in South East, Hon Patricia Eme said Osinbajo was the president the country needed come 2023.

She promised to mobilise women of the South East to ensure they help the vice president in becoming the president of Nigeria next year.

Those who attended the inauguration passed a vote of confidence on Osinbajo and called on him to join the presidential race without further delay.

They promised to mobilise support for the vice president come 2023.

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Buni orders investigation as armed men shoot driver dead in Yobe

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Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has orderedl investigation into the alleged killing of a driver, Mohammed Toli, by armed men in Garin Alkali, Bade Local Government Area of the state.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Toli was allegedly shot dead on Friday evening at a petrol station while scampering for safety, when the armed men arrived on a motorcycle.

Buni, in a statement by his Director- General, Press and Media Affairs, Alhaji Mamman Mohammed, on Saturday in Damaturu, described the incident as unfortunate after a long period of return of peace in the area and the state.

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The statement reads, “Government and the security authorities will not tolerate any act of recklessness capable of disrupting our hard earned peace.

“I, therefore, assure you that the government will properly investigate the matter and deal with it decisively.

“I also appeal to our good people of Bade Local Government Area and the entire state to remain calm and law abiding.

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“We should avoid anything detrimental to our peace. You are advised to be good Muslims and take it as the will of Allah and avoid bonfire on the roads.

“May Allah (SWT) forgive the deceased of his shortcomings, grant him Aljannatur Firdaus and to his family, the fortitude to bear the loss,” the governor said.

Reports indicate that irate youths had on Saturday morning barricaded Filin Tanda area in Gashua town, protesting the arbitrary killing of Toli.

They set tires and other property ablaze and demanded justice for the deceased whom they described as a peaceful and law abiding person.

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When contacted, spokesman of the Police Command in Yobe, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, confirmed the unrest, saying police had restored law and order in the area.

He said the matter was under investigation and anyone found wanting would face the full wrath of the law.

(NAN)

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