FORMER SOKOTO GOVERNOR PRAISES NORTHERN YOUTHS FOR SHUNNING ENDSARS PROTESTS

ADENIYI OLUGBEMI The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Defence, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, has commended youths in the northern part of the country for refusing to join the #EndSARS protests. Wamakko, representing Sokoto North Senatorial District, gave the commendation while addressing a mammoth crowd of youths shortly after his return to Sokoto from Abuja. He said, “I am highly elated with the disciplined and peaceful disposition of the northern youths, even in the face of the provocations and altercations occasioned by the protests that turned violent and lost its original…

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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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WAMAKKO SET TO ESTABLISH PRIVATE UNIVERISTY IN SOKOTO

The chairman of the Senate Committee on Defence, Sen. Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko (APC, Sokoto) is set to establish a private university in Sokoto state. The National Universities Commission (NUC) has presented application and processing forms for the setting up of a private university to the former governor. A statement issued in Abuja, said the forms were presented to the two-time governor of Sokoto on Thursday during his visit to the NUC headquarters. Out of the 79 private universities in the country, only three are situated in the whole northwest geopolitical…

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