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Sanwo Olu, Ihedioha, Abiodun Others Take Oath of Office



 Sanwo Olu, Ihedioha, Abiodun Others Take Oath of Office

…As Ortom, El-Rufia Sworn In For A 2nd Term

Babajide Sanwo-Olu the newly elected Lagos state governor has been sworn in as the governor of Lagos state.

In Imo state, Governor Emeka Ihedioha has been sworn in as the sixth executive governor of Imo State.He was sworn in at the Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri, by the Chief Judge of the state, Paschal Nnadi.

In Abekuta Ogun state, the Governor Dapo Abiodun has been sworn in as the fifth governor of Ogun state for a four-year term.

Abiodun was sworn-in alongside his deputy, Noimot Salako-Oyedele, after the duo took the oath of allegiance and oath of office at the MKO Abiola Stadium at Kuto in Abeokuta, the state capital on Wednesday.

The oath of office was administered by the Chief Judge of the state, Hon Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, on the deputy governor around 11:40 am, while the governor took his own around 11:53 am.

Inuwa Yahaya Sworn In As Gombe State Gov, Vows To Keep Campaign Promises

Gombe – The newly elected Governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has taken over the mantle of leadership in the State from Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) after taking the oath of office.

The fourth democratically Governor was handed the leadership after of Gombe State during a colourful ceremony before crowded well-wishers and party faithful at the Pantami Stadium after swearing to an oath administered by the Chief Justice of Gombe State, Justice Hakila Y. Heman.

His Deputy, Dr Manasseh Daniel Jatau, had earlier taken his oath of office and becomes the sixth democratically elected Deputy Governor of the State.

In his inaugural speech, Alhaji Yahaya promised to keep his electoral promises and a vow to make the State an investment haven.

He also assured that the administration will also pursue infrastructural development and make agricultural activities more attractive.

The Governor also dissolved the eleven Local Government Councils in the State and ordered that the Secretaries of the Councils the take charge

Also in Kwara state, the newly elected Governor of Kwara state  Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, has been sworn in as  Governor, Kwara State at the inauguration Ceremony, Government House, Ilorin, Kwara State.

In Markurdi, Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has been sworn in another four year term.

He was sworn in by the State Chief Judge, Justice Aondoaver Kakaan at about 11:58 am on Wednesday.


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FIBA, Kida Threatens Nigeria with Basketball Ban



… wants to force Nigeria into participation

World basketball body, FIBA has issued Nigeria an ultimatum to suspend its International withdrawal or risk getting additional years of wilderness.

Engr. Musa Kida is in the circle of events as a recipient, as the country sits out of international basketball as put out by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

The Government had called for Nigeria’s withdrawal as a result of in-fightings amongst stakeholders, lack of a functional league and a stall in the growth of the game at home. It said this measure will allow the country take a deep breathe, reconcile grey areas, re-strategize and get better as a basketball nation, instead of the cosmetic outward appearance of beauty but inner state of rancour and disunity.

In reaction, sources postulated “Nigeria is a sovereign nation and will not be blackmailed carelessly. Nigeria bigger than kidda and his cohorts”.

“Moreso, it’s understood that FIBA allegedly wrote Kida alone. The body has not written the Federal Government.

The Ministry has received no communication to that effect. Kida is not the Federal Government of Nigeria.

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