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Friends of Police Wishes Patron Success After Retirement From Civil Service



By David Christopher, Lafia

The National Chairman of the Association of Friends of Police Mr. Ibrahim Babayo has described the successful retirement of their patron Dr. Samson Adewole Adegoke after retirement as a civil servant and a Director of finance and accounts at federal medical centre (FMC,) keffii after a meritorious 35 years of service as worthy to thank God and be celebrated.

Mr. Babayo who made the commendation during a curtsey visit of principal officers of friends of Police and other stakeholders to Dr. Adegoke in Keffi Local government area of Nasarawa State recently, stated that the retiree has truly touched the lives of the less privileged across board.

” Dr. Samson Adewole Adegoke according to available reports which we can also attest to is that he singlehandedly established Outsource Contractors FMC Keffi and also touched the lives of the downtrodden in the society among others.

“He retired meritoriously and for some of us that have been with him,his retirement has increased his strength to serve Nigeria and beyond positively” he stressed.

Also in their separate encomiums to the retiree during the visit CSP Zakari Musa the DPO of Uke in Karu local government area of Nasarawa State and the pastor of First Baptist Church, Keffi Rev. Dr. Babatunde Taiwo prayed for Dr. Adegoke to succeed in his future endeavors,.

They urged him to mentain the sustainability of the associations and families he has built over the years.

In his response Dr. Samson Adewole Adegoke who was amongst the pioneer Staff of Federal Medical Center, Keffi and rose to the position of Director of Accounts and Supply where he served for eight years and subsequently retained in the same capacity for another four years on contract basis, thanked God for sustaining him in all ramifications up to his successful retirement.

” We thank Almight God for everything and may his name be glorified. Most of the things that have been said about me were just been said and it is to the glory of God because I don’t really know how so many of those things were achieved.

“Whatever I achieved during my 12 years tenure as the Director of Account and Supply of FMC, Keffi has been through collective efforts of both the management and staff of the center as well as you the stakeholders of the center. By God’s grace this relationship will keep on going, infact,it will even wax stronger” he stressed.

At the end of the visit however, a proposal titled “EDUCATION CONSULTANCY” was presented to the host for his advice and further directives

Highlights of the visit included presentation of a letter of commendation to the retiree, exchanged of pleasantry and group photos.

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Maku Emerges DG Of Nasarawa PDP Gubernatorial Candidate Campaign Council, Others



By David Christopher, Lafia

As preparation for the 2023 General Elections is in top gear, Nasarawa State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met at the level of the State Caucus Meeting and officially unveiled her State Campaigning Management Committee with the former Commissioner, Deputy Governor and Information/Defence Minister, Mr. Labaran Maku appointed Director General (DG) of the Campaign Council.

This was contained in a press release signed by the head of the party’s media/Publicity team in the state Comrade Adeka Stephen and made available to our correspondent in Lafia on Friday.

while other party gladiators; Senator (Dr) Walid Jibrin (OON), Distinguished Senator Solomon Aku Ewuga, Distinguished Senator Suleiman Asonya Adokwe, His Excellency Dr John Mike Abdul, Alhaji Usman Danlami Bagudu, Major General Nuhu Bala Angbazo (Rtd), Dr. Mike Omeri Agbo, Prof. Abdullahi Jibrin were enlisted as Deputy Directors of various committees.

The statement read In part,”it’s not gonna be business as usual for the failed APC led government, but one man one vote… PDP is more organized/prepared to take over power in the state and the country come 2023″ The party’s chairman in the state Hon. Francis Orogu stressed.

On his part the Gubernatorial Candidate in the state, Rt. Hon/Dr. David Emmanuel Ombugadu (PhD) who spoke through his Deputy, Hon. Usman Yahaya Ohinoyi said,”The suffering and dying Nasarawa electorates will surely decide between the bad APC candidate and the best PDP candidate in 2023.

“If elected into power, I shall move straight to the project ground breaking site from the swearing-in ceremony ground to deliver peoples oriented governance to the People of Nasarawa State”.

Expressing his readiness to lead the state campaign to a successful victory, the former Deputy Governor, Nasarawa State and Information/Defence Minister, Hon. Labaran Maku said, “We will adequately mobilize people to vote/protect the PDP votes to install OMBUGADU (PDP Governor) and Atiku Abubakar (PDP President) in the state and the country at large…our resolution to remain united as one indivisible entity before, during and after the elections is sacrosanct to give Nasarawa State of our dreams a new home and destiny “.

Our correspondent observed that the news of the season orator, political guru and an ardent grassroot mobilizer and a two terms All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) Gubernatorial Candidate in Nasarawa State, Hon. Labaran Maku to sphare head the said campaign and other Politicians of note has prompted PDP supporters to embarked on jubilation across the entire state.

In an exclusive interview with Comrade Adeka Stephen the party’s image maker in the state he said,” With this formidable campaign structure you will agree with me that it is already a defeating threat to the unproductive APC government in the state. Recalled that APC group passed a vote of no confidence on Engr. A.A Sule over porous conduct of party primaries. Surely, the end and judgement day of the APC led government in Nasarawa State is here in 2023.

“PDP landslide victory in 2023 General Elections in Nasarawa State is Clary and crystal clear because, APC votes will be shared to Social Democratic Party (SDP), New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP), Action Democratic Congress (ADC) and Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) as most of the key APC players left the party for another after primaries, but the umbrella party PDP house is intact and united combat ready to halt APC Leadership in the state and nation.

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