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“We Are Committed To Fixing Infrastructure To Attract Investment” – AbdulRazaq

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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has reiterated his administration’s commitment to fixing basic education, healthcare, roads bridges and portable water, in all parts of the state.

The FidelinfoNews gathered that the Governor made this assertion at the Igbomina West Social Political and Economic Summit, held in Oro, Irepodun Local government area of the state.

The Governor who was represented by the Senior Special Adviser on Community Intervention, Kayode Oyin Zubair, urged Kwarans to support the administration’s rebuilding efforts.

He said “Meaningful investments cannot happen without necessary infrastructure, security of lives and properties, a deliberate effort to foster unity and understanding, and business friendly policies”.

“For example, the rehabilitation of the road leading to the National Museum Esie is to make the ancient monument accessible to tourists and attract supporting investments like malls, hotels, big restaurants, and others to stimulate economic activities,” the Governor said.

“We have also rehabilitated the General Bamigboye Road that links the popular Olomu market; work is ongoing on the popular Nitel-Okerimi Oro Grammar School road. We have also fixed Taiwo Road in Omu Aran. Over 700 kilometres of road will be done across the state under the RAAMP project which we have paid for to give our farmers ease access to the market”, he added.

The Governor also added that efforts were being made to improve electricity supply so as to boost business in the axis, as the the state has procured and installed a number of transformers in strategic areas.

Furthermore, the promised that work will soon begin on the Iludun-Oro waterworks to ensure that the people have access to safe drinking water.

He also commended the summit organizers for taking the bold step of bringing people together to look at various development issues in the area.

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BREAKING: Saraki Committee Fails, As Violence Mars PDP Northwest Congress

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The Ongoing Northwest Zonal Congress of the People’s Democratic Party has suffered a setback as violence erupted at venue of the Congress holding in Kaduna.

The FidelinfoNews gathered that the cause of the latest round of violence has not been determined as at the time of filing this report.

It will be recalled that the Bukola Saraki led reconciliation committee had given the greenlight for the Northwest and Southwest Congress to hold, as it claimed efforts to reconcile factions had been successful.

In the same vein Saraki Committee recently suffered another failure when the late Buruji Kashamu faction of the PDP in Ogun state defected to the ruling APC despite the committee declaring end to years of feud in the state’s chapter.

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Bauchi Jailbreak Attempt Caused By Mobile Phone – NCS

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The Nigeria Correctional Service has disclosed that the attempted jail break at the Bauchi Correctional centre was as a result of an attempt to smuggle a mobile phone into the centre.

The FidelinfoNews gathered that an officer tried to smuggle in a mobile phone for inmates, which is clearly illegal and against the rules.

Reports indicates that a scuffle ensued when inmates who wanted to benefit from the deal had a face off with other officers who busted the plan and enforced the rules.

The commission also affirmed that 2 officers and 5 inmates sustained injuries in the disturbance, and have been treated and discharged.

The restive inmates have also been put under control while the staff involved is undergoing interrogation, as ordered by the State Controller. This regrettable development is being investigated.

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Wike Bans Igbo Group’s Meeting Over Security Concerns

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has issued an ban on a meeting proposed to be held by United Igbo Community, an Igbo group in Oyigbo Local Government of the state.

The FidelinfoNews reports that the state government cited security concerns, as the meeting could spark another round of unrest in the area.

The Rivers state Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim noted that Wike directed security agencies to ensure that the planned meeting does not hold in a bid to prevent a breakdown of law and order in the area.

The governor had in October, 2020, declared a 24-hour curfew in Oyigbo after a police station was attacked by hoodlums.

The governor, who said Rivers won’t allow troublemakers to take the law into their own hands also declared a N50 million bounty on a leader of the pro-Biafra group, Indigenous People of Biafra, in the state, one Stanley Mgbere.

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