Imo Governor, Hope Uzodimma, has revealed that he fell out with former governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha when he refused to grant his request to dissolve all the investigation panels set up to probe his administration by the immediate past Emeka Ihedioha administration
The governor made the startling revelation while briefing APC party leaders at an enlarged meeting of the state caucus of the party, the first in over 8 years, held at the government House Owerri on Saturday.
Uzodimma also used the opportunity of the meeting to give a scorecard of his administration sience it was sworn in on January 15.
He said he refused to grant Okorocha’s request on the dissolution of the panels because he believed that the mood of Imo people was in favour of the probes. He also revealed that he advised the former governor that if he had any Imo people’s property in his possession he should return same.
The governor said Okorocha’s second request was for Dan Nwafor to be left as the state chairman of APC because of his ambition to run for presidency in 2023, a request he also flatly rejected.
“I asked him if you want to run for presidenthave you asked me what I want to run? I told him that the party rules and the laws of the land were there to guide everyone on the matter,” the governor declared
Uzodimma also used the opportunity of the caucus meeting to appeal to party chieftains to agree for the adoption of a consensus candidate for the upcoming okigwe senatorial elections saying that would save contestants avoidable expenses and also shield the party from internal crisis.
On his stewardship, the governor said inspite of the initial teething challenges he met on ground, including empty treasury and the absence of a hand over note, his administration has done quite well with the automation of the payroll system, rehabilitation of Otamiri Water Works and Adapalm and the construction of many roads, some of had been commissioned.
UPDATED: Kwara Gov, AbdulRazaq Imposes Curfew In Ilorin
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.
KW-IRS Holds First Ever Virtual Meeting With Over 900 Staffs
The Kwara state internally generated revenue service Executive Chairman Holds First Virtual Field Feedback Meeting With All Staff.
This was disclosed via the officer page of the group on Twitter, The statement reads:
“The Executive Chairman, Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS), Shade Omoniyi, held a multiple channels Virtual Field Feedback meeting on Wednesday 26th of August 2020 with all Staff of the Service across the State. The first of its kind meeting with over Nine Hundred (900) of her staff since the outbreak of COVID-19, became imperative to discuss and re-address some matters arising from operations of the Service and other general issues concerning activities of the Service and staff.
“In her opening remarks during the maiden virtual meeting, the Executive Chairman emphasized that the Virtual Zoom enhanced meeting became the best option to meet with all staff and at the same time, comply by the Covid-19 protocol of maintaining social/physical distancing; a safety measure to further curb the spread of coronavirus in the State.
“The Executive Chairman at the interactive meeting appreciated and reassured staff of her relentless attention and concerns over their welfare and other observations raised from various quarters since she assumed office.
“She appealed to staff to share the understanding that the world as a whole is facing unprecedented challenges and setbacks which have also inflicted negative effects on the KW-IRS, following an inevitable downward review of the State’s 2020 fiscal budget.
“She however urged staff to remain steadfast, work assiduously, and as a formidable team to overcome the harsh and ripple effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic on both the State and the KW-IRS as a revenue generating agency.
“Staff who contributed during the interactive virtual meeting expressed their expectations, demanding quick-fix approach for more achievements to be recorded, and also shared sincere appreciation to the Executive Chairman for her consistency in revenue … drive in the State since the beginning of the year 2020 despite the unpleasant fallout from the rise of the Pandemic.
“The Staff also recounted their unquantifiable joy over the Executive Chairman’s consistency in the payment of salaries as and when due and the reassurance of better days ahead, while pledging continuous support to her and the State in full commitment and the drive towards an enhanced revenue generation and in building an enviable State Internal Revenue Service and Kwara as a whole In her closing statements, the Executive Chairman noted that she looks forward to a more dedicated work environment, imploring staff to desist from unfounded rumor peddling and being confrontational; instead, staff should be more engaging, seek clarifications on matters and be better informed on every issue, while she assures her speedy consideration of all pending matters raised during the virtual meeting especially those bothering on Staff well-being.
Your Grace Is Unique, Comrade Liman Celebrates 9jaParrot Publisher On Birthday
Your Grace Is Unique, Comrade Liman Celebrates 9jaParrot Publisher on Birthday
As you step into your new age today, I would like to wish you a life time full of success, happiness, healthy, that won’t ever change.
Someone as amazing as you, deserves all of their dreams come true. Your birthday deserve to be a *national holiday* because you are unique and special, may your birthday and everyday be filled with warmth of sunshine, the happiness of smile, the sound of laughter, the feeling of love and care.
I pray success shall be your way,may this new year comes with blessing and wash your worries, sorrows away. May this new year be full of grace and blessings, awaiting you right away.
May you have the reasons to keep smiling and shining like a star that never fades away.
I wish you Happiness and fulfilment in a better way.
I also pray for Almighty Allah’s protection, guidance over you, may HE cleanse your heart of hatred, envy, greed, pride, and fake life. May you always be guide to see the good in others.
My wish for you forever is to keep making astounding strides in life.
Words cannot describe how much I believe in your ability to succeed.
Thank you for being so truly great with the amazing personality you portrayed. Your grace cannot be snatched as it’s unique in every way.
Your heart cannot be snatched as you give love freely anyway.
Once again, Happy Birthday Mal. SAEED TIJJANI
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