NGF REFUSES TO REMOVE TAMBUWAL FROM COMMITTEE TO MEET HOUSE OF REPS OVER INFECTIOUS DISEASES BILL

Olusola Fabiyi Governors, under the umbrella of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, have said they will not replace the Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, from the forum’s committee set up to discuss with the members of the House of Representatives on the contentious  Infectious Diseases Bill. The House had asked the governors to remove the former speaker from the committee on the allegation that the governor of Sokoto State had a bias against the Speaker, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila. The House had in a statement alleged that the governors’ demand that…

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TAMBUWAL/ IHEDIOHA 2023 PRESIDENTIAL POSTERS ANGERS IGBO YOUTHS

Edward Nnachi, Abakaliki Igbo youths, under the aegis of the Coalition of South-East Youth Leaders, have described the 2023 presidential campaign posters of the Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, and the Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, as an embarrassment to Ndigbo. The youths said the South-East geopolitical zone was interested in the office of the President, and not Vice-President in 2023. The coalition, in a statement signed by its President-General, Goodluck Ibem and the Secretary-General, Kanice Igwe, on Monday, said, “We are totally disappointed and alarmed to…

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TAMBUWAL WARNS AGAINST DICTATORSHIP

Iyobosa Uwugiaren in Sokoto Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, has urged the media to remain vigilant and mobilise Nigerians to defend the nation’s democracy, saying the country cannot operate a democracy like a military dictatorship. Also, former Governor of Ogun State, Olusegun Osoba, tasked the media, civil society groups and other stakeholders in the democratic space to resist the Hate Speech Bill, saying it will amount to tyranny and a breach of fundamental human rights of citizens. They spoke yesterday in Sokoto during the opening ceremony of the Nigerian…

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SOKOTO GUBER ELECTION: TRIBUNAL AFFIRMS TAMBUWAL’S VICTORY

  The Sokoto State Election Tribunal has affirmed the victory of Aminu Tambuwal as governor of the state. The tribunal on Wednesday dismissed the petition of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Mr. Ahmed Aliyu for lacking in merit and inability to establish non-compliance. It also resolved the allegations of non-compliance with the electoral act in the conduct of the election against the petitioners for failure to prove same the evidence of the petitioners’ witnesses, especially witness number 10 is hearsay evidence that cannot be given any value…

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TAMBUWAL GOVT STOPS FUMIGATION EXERCISE SPONSORED BY WAMAKKO

Sokoto State government under the leadership of Aminu Tambuwal, on Thursday, stopped the one month fumigation exercise sponsored by the Chairman Senate Committee on Defence, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that Wamakko (APC- Sokoto) had on Wednesday inaugurated the fumigation exercise across five local government areas in the state. According to the lawmaker, N8 million has been earmarked for the exercise to help communities in the state to stem the increasing level of malaria infection. In a statement by the Sokoto State Malaria Elimination Agency…

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TAMBUWAL WARNS AGAINST REPRISAL ATTACKS AS BANDITS KILL 29 IN SOKOTO

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday, July 19, cautioned local vigilantes against harassment and killing of innocent Fulani over bandits attacks in the state. The governor gave the warning while commiserating with families of the 29 people killed by bandits in Kamitau, Malafaru and Ololi communities in Shinaka District of Goronyo local government area. Tambuwal reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to ending all forms of banditry across the state. He described bandits attacks on innocent people as wicked but said it was no justification for local vigilantes and civilian…

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