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Again, AbdulRazaq hands over new fire fighting vehicle to state fire service

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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday handed over a 5000-litre capacity fire fighting truck to the state fire service, a few months after the administration gave two ultra modern skytick fire service technology to the service.

AbdulRazaq praised the service for doing so much to prevent loss of lives and properties in some recent fire outbreaks in the state, saying the administration would continue to equip it and train its staff for optimal service delivery to the people.

“We will continue to invest in your training and your equipment, and this is part of the evidences that we have to invest in your human capacity and equip you to do the job,” the Governor said shortly before handing the key of the 5000-litre vehicle made by Innoson Nigeria

“I know you need more and we will continue to strive to give you more and to make sure that your activities extend to other senatorial districts in the state.”

Kwara State Fire Service Director Waheed Yakub commended the Governor for the gesture, adding that it underscored his love for the people of the state.

“Your Excellency has done so much for us to bring us to where we are today. We can only thank you for your rare commitment to secure people’s lives and properties. We thank you for this new addition to what you have done for us,” Yakub said.

In November, AbdulRazaq handed over 27 vehicles to the Kwara State civil service, including two Hillux vans with modern fire fighting technology, to enhance their movement and service delivery to the people.

 

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Presidency Reveals Why Buhari Did Not Speak on Lekki Shooting In State Broadcast

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The Presidency, on Saturday disclosed why President Muhammadu Buhari did not mention the Lekki toll gate shooting in his nationwide broadcast addressing the issue of #EndSARS.

Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed that his principal did not mention the shooting because it would be “premature and presumptuous.”

The Fidelinfo gathered that, Adesina, while appearing on Channels Television’s programme, Politics Today, explained that the shooting was being investigated by the military.

He said: “The Defence Headquarters issued a statement to say that it was investigating the matter. Lagos State Governor has also set up a probe panel to investigate what really happened.

“So, the President couldn’t have said anything because it would be premature and presumptuous while investigation is ongoing.

“It is after investigation has been concluded that he can speak on the matter.”

Buhari had received some backlash from Nigerians over his silence on the Lekki shooting recorded carried out by soldiers.

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Curfew: Kwara Govt Exempts Essential Workers

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The Kwara state government has exempted essential workers from the 24-hour curfew in the state.

The state government said the exempted essential workers are media workerse, bankers, health workers and others.

The Fidelinfo gathered that development was contained in a statement made available by Harriet Afolabi-Oshatimehin, Hon. Commissioner for Communications

The statement reads:

“This is to exempt persons who qualify as essential workers from the 24-hour curfew declared by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq.

“Those covered in the exemption are health workers; media workers (journalists); petrol station workers; bankers. Such persons would only be accorded such privilege if they present their valid (work place) identity cards identifying them as such.

“The government regrets the inconvenience the curfew may cause the citizenry but it is necessary to maintain law and order at this critical time.

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UPDATED: Kwara Gov, AbdulRazaq Imposes Curfew In Ilorin

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The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has imposes a curfew in the state capital starting from 12 midnight on Friday.

The Fidelinfo gathered that the governor made the announcement while addressing the state on Friday.

The curfew becomes necessary as thugs invades government warehouse and looted palliatives and relief materials.

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