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NYS Director General Inaugurates 5,000 Seater Auditorium In Rivers Camp



Joel Ajayi

The Director General of National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah has commissioned a 5,000 seater capacity ultra-modern auditorium at the Rivers State Orientation Camp in Nonwa-Gbam, Tai Local Government Area of the State.

Speaking during the inauguration of the auditorium fitted with state-of-the-art facilities, General Fadah commended the Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike and the good people of the State for  their unalloyed support for the NYSC through the provision of good working environment for Corps Members and Staff.

He also hailed Governor Wike for showing unrelenting interest in the success of the NYSC, especially through the provision of several infrastructural projects and other positive gestures that have enhanced the smooth conduct of NYSC operations like renovation of Corps Members’ and officials’ hostel, construction of drainages in camp and renovation of the older multi-purpose hall.

Other gestures according to the Director General are; reconstruction of the burnt dining hall, restoration of payment of monthly allowance to Corps Members, restoration of payment of running cost to NYSC Rivers State Secretariat among others.

General Fadah assured the Governor that NYSC would reciprocate his good gesture by the deployment of Corps Members to contribute to the development of the State.

“This magnificent edifice we are inaugurating today is another clear testimony of your passion for the progress of Nigerian youths, who are being trained and mentored for citizenship and leadership roles on the platform of our noble Scheme.

“In view of the exponential rise in the population of graduates being mobilized for National Service, we have mounted intense campaign for State Governments to take proactive steps of upgrading all Orientation Camp facilities to accommodate at least five thousand Corps Members.

“I am pleased to State that this auditorium is the first to meet such specification in the country”, the DG said.

In his remarks, the Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Wike stated that every stakeholder must provide enabling environment for Corps Members to contribute their quota to national development.

He added that his administration would do everything possible to make Corps Members serving in Rivers State comfortable.

“As they render services to our State, we need to appreciate them and we decided to build this ultra-modern auditorium as our own token to appreciate those that come to our State to serve”, Governor Wike said.

The occasion was witnessed by top government functionaries, traditional rulers, indigenes of the host community, Corps Members and other invited guests from other parts of the country.

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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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