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APC Set To Announce Presidential Campaign Council

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council will soon announce its members, The FidelinfoNews reports

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Senator Kashim Shettima, the vice presidential candidate received the report from the committee tasked with conducting discussions and developing a structure for the Council yesterday in Abuja.

After presenting the report to the council, Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufai told reporters that the council would decide on the director-general and hold additional consultations on the other members.

Prior to the prior unveiling of the council members, the Governor stated that the report will be handed to the party’s National Working Committee (NWC).

He said: “This is a delegation of the Progressive Governors Forum led by our Chairman Dr. Atiku Bagudu and the party represented by the National Secretary.

“We came to report on an assignment given to us by our presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his running mate to begin the broad consultations and develop a structure for the presidential campaign council.

“We have done some work on it. We have briefed the candidate and his running mate and inputs have been taken and our hope is that in the shortest possible time the candidate will consult more with the party leadership and brief Mr. President and get his input and then we formally unveil the presidential campaign council.

“A decision has been taken on the Director-General but other positions in the campaign council are still been discussed. The President and the National Chairman and National Working Committee will be briefed before a formal announcement.”

Also at the meeting last night were: Governors Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano); Bello Matawalle (Zamfara); Abubakar Badaru (Kebbi); Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos); former APC National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole; party’s National Secretary Senator Iyiola Omisore and Alhaji Kabiru Masari.

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AbdulRazaq Greets First Class Monarch, Olofa Of Offa At 59

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The Kwara State Governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated the Olofa of Offa Oba Mufutau Muhammed Gbadamosi Esuwoye II on his 59th birthday anniversary, describing his reign as hugely impactful and fruitful for the Offa community and beyond.

“I send our felicitations to His Royal Majesty the Olofa of Offa on his 59th birthday anniversary today.

May Almighty Allah grant His Royal Majesty good health and long life on the stool of his forbears.

I join sons and daughters of Offa, and the entire state, to commend his resourcefulness, statesmanship, his personal investments in ensuring that his community continues to stand out for good things, his commitment to socio-cultural and economic growth of the ancient town, as well as his support for the government’s peace and developmental efforts in the state,” the Governor said in a statement.

The Governor urges the first class monarch to continue to lead the initiatives for development and peace in Offa, saying posterity

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AbdulRazaq Mourns Late Alhaji Kawu, FIRS Director

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The Governor of Kwara State, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has once more urged security forces to use all available means to eradicate the terrorists and robbers terrorizing the nation’s citizens.

In a message of condolence sent to the Emir of Lafiagi, Alhaji Mohammed Kawu, the governor made the appeal in response to the murder of Alhaji Mohammed Kudu, a senior official of the Federal Internal Revenue Service, who was killed by bandits on Sunday during an attack between Lapai and Lambata on the Ilorin/Mokwa/Minna Road.

Kudu, until his death, was the Saduki Lafiagi in Edu Local Government Area of Kwara State.

The governor, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye, described the killing as unfortunate.

“With total submission to the will of God, I send my heartfelt condolences to the people of Lafiagi Emirate, the Emir of Lafiagi, Alhaji Mohammed Kawu, and the immediate family of Saduki Lafiagi on this sad development.

“It is one tragedy too many. We are again renewing our calls on the security agencies not to spare any efforts to take out the daredevils who continue to terrorise and waste innocent lives under whatever guise,” the governor said in a statement on Monday.

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AbdulRazaq Commiserates Chief Imam Of Ajase-Ipo

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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has commiserated with the people of Ajase-Ipo in Irepodun Local Government Area over the death of Chief Imam Sheikh Muhammad Mustapha Suleiman, calling it the end of another great era of impressive scholarship.

The FidelinfoNews gathered that the Governor said the death of the Chief Imam, the spiritual leader of the Muslim community in Ajase-Ipo, was a depletion in the rank of community leaders whose leadership roles are key to societal cohesion, stability, peace and security.

“On behalf of the government and the people of Kwara State, I send our heartfelt condolences to the Muslim community, the Olupo of Ajase-Ipo Oba Ismail Yahya Alebiosu, and the immediate family of the Chief Imam. He left a legacy of being a great leader who played his role in the development of his community,” according to a statement by Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Rafiu Ajakaye.

“We beseech Allah to forgive his shortcomings, grant him al-jannah Firdaus, and keep the ummah and his family on the path of righteousness.”

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