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Gaya felicitates with Gbajabiamila at 57

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THE lawmaker representing Ajingi/ Albasu/ Gaya federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon Abdullahi Mahmud Gaya has felicitated with the Speaker, Rt. Hon.Femi Gbajabiamila, who turns 57 years today.

 

Gaya assured that the  9th National Assembly  under Gbajabiamila’s leadership will  remain focused and people – oriented owing to his dexterity, capacity and vibrancy.

Gaya stated this in a press statement  issued and made available to newsmen in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

The lawmaker also described the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Gbajabiamila , as a consummate statesman whose emergence as Speaker has inspired other  Nigerian politicians to  put the people’s interest first.

 

“I  have enjoyed working with  him since the inauguration of the 8th National Assembly”.
He maintained that throughout Gbajabiamila’s sixteen years in the House, he has consistently demonstrated that he is an emerging modern and consummate statesman who always put the interest of the Nigerian people first.

He posited that Gbajabiamila as a Speaker will promote independence of the legislature and his outstanding contributions to the nation building, describing him as “a courageous and patriotic leader, saying his  consistent display of unwavering commitment to the unity, peace and progress of Nigeria and particularly, the independence of the legislature is legendary and worthy of commendation.

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“As Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila celebrates his 57th birthday today, I wish him more wisdom, foresight  to steer the ship of the House  peacefully. May Allah grant him  sound health”. Gaya, however solicited the support and cooperation of other lawmakers in order to bring good governance to Nigerians

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Nigerian Billionaire, Harry Akande Dies At 77

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A far-famed billionaire from Ibadanland , Chief Harry Ayoade Akande, is dead. The  Agba Oye of Ibadanland died in the early hours of Saturday.

Akande,  aged 77 passed away following a brief illness.

The family in a statement signed by Olumide Akande disclosed, ” In the early hours of Saturday December 5, 2020, our patriarch Chief Harry Ayodele Akande passed away following a brief illness.

Chief Harry Akande was an astute businessman of international repute whose legacy and influence cut across continents.

“But by far his greatest passion was for a better Nigeria that guaranteed equity and justice for all. It is our fervent hope that this will be a reality in the not too distant future.

“His passing is a huge shock to his immediate &extended family, friends &associates. We are all grappling to make some sense of it”, the family mourned

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Oyepeju to unveil Ara Foundation in Ibadan

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Ibadan – born  industrialist, Alhaji Ademola Oyepeju is poised to officially launch the Ara Foundation,  a Non- Governmental Organization birthed to support the less – privileged.

The event, which is billed to hold December 5 at Scrolab Hotel, Oke – Ado in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital will also feature celebration of founder’s birthday, presentation of awards to some eminent personalities, scholarship for indigent students and empowerment program.

Dignitaries expected to grace the ocassion include : the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji Aje Ogunguniso 1, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives  Congress (APC) and Chief Bayo Adelabu, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 election.

Others are: Chief Oyegade Oyepeju, Alhaji Amadu Zungeru, Sarkin Hausawa of Ibadan, Chief Sunday Adeyemo (Sunday Igboho), Sheik Muyideen Ajani Bello, Hon Muse Ariyo, Pastor Kayode Akinola, Alhaji Taofeek Babatunde, Prince Abass Aleshinloye, Alhaji Taofeeq , Tao Onibata, Professsor Abideen Olaiya and  Rev Mrs Olaiya, among others.

Oyepeju, in a statement signed  on Thursday, explained that the foundation was founded in 2018 and it is duly registered with the government.

The business magnate also added that since its establishment, the foundation has lifted many poor people to a better state through financial aid to petty traders, schorlarship for indigent students in tertiary institutions , donation of tools and equipment for artisans to boost their businesses among others .

He emphasized the need for all levels of government to embark on more programs to alleviate poverty, unemployment and insecurity especially among youths.

According to him, “the focus of the foundation is beyond humanitarian services but a ploy to enhance growth and advancement of the society through  extension of helping hands to the needy and  idle hands who may later became devil’s instrument.

“The increasing number of people with no clear cut jobs is alarming and dangerous for the society and to prevent total collapse the needy should be supported and engage “, Oyepeju noted.

The industrialist, however  advised youths to shun violence and channel their energy and talents towards national development.

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Oyo: Buhari begins training, empowerment program for 400 youths in mechanized farming

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Senator AbdulFatai Buhari representing Oyo North Senatorial District  will on Thursday,  3rd December, 2020, in conjunction with the National Directorate Of Employment (NDE), engage no fewer than  four hundred (400) selected youths from across the thirteen (13) local governments of  the senatorial district in Mechanized Farming.

The three (3) day  intensive training on modern techniques of farming will come up simultaneously at three different locations, Kisi, Town Hall in Kisi, Irepo local government, Ipman Hall in Saki at Saki West Local government and Ipapo Town Hall in Ipapo at Itesiwaju local government in Oyo North.

Apart from the daily transport allowances and feeding for the beneficiaries, the trainees will at the end of the  training programme, be empowered with seedlings, herbicides, equipment, training allowances and certificate

Oyo North is an agrarian district which if well harnessed will serve as food basket for the state and Nigeria as a whole as well as increase the revenue base of the state and nation through import of agricultural products like, sorghum,millet, cashew, cassava,yam amongst others.

The knowledge acquired by the beneficiaries at the end of the training, is expected to be used to increase their harvests which will in turn improve their living standard.

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This brings to total, one thousand two hundred (1200) constituents selected from Oyo North Senatorial District that have been engaged in one training or the other by Senator AbdulFatai Buhari, in the last one month.

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