Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated the people of the state on the dawn of 2023, praying that the new calendar ushers in glad tidings and greater things for everyone in the state and Nigeria in general.
Fidel Info reports that the Governor urges the people to remain committed to building an inclusive state where public resources work for all and everyone can attain their full potentials on the strength of their hard work, talents, and God’s grace — and not necessarily on account of any political affiliations.
“As Nigeria inches closer to another general election, the Governor appeals to citizens to shun actions or utterances that may jeopardize public peace and safety or put families in danger,” he added.
He also urges continuous support for the security agencies.
The Governor says the administration will continue to pursue programmes, policies and projects that deepen opportunities for all, guarantee the dignity of the human person, and reassert the place of Kwara in the northern region and Nigeria as a whole.
He says the year offers Kwarans a chance to reassert their democratic right to elect leaders who answer only to the citizens and not to any forces or a clique of powerful individuals under whatever guise.
Yebumot Al-Hikmah Road Temporarily Shut As Construction Begins
Kwara State Ministry of Works and Transport will temporarily closed the Yebumot Al-Hikmah Road from today, Wednesday 11th January, 2023.
Fidel Info reports that the closure is effective from 11:00am to allow for the commencement of the asphalt laying of the road.
The Ministry urges road users to make use of other routes for their journeys pending the completion of the asphalt laying.
The Ministry sincerely regrets the inconveniences this may bring to the residents and users of the road.
“Our goal is to improve the city and make your travel experience better”
Yoruba Nation Rally: Normalcy Restored At Ojota After Unrest
Following reported unrest Monday morning involving alleged Yoruba Nation agitators, normalcy has apparently been restored in the Lagos State neighborhood of Ojota.
Fidel Info reports that Videos that have been making the rounds on social media purport to show that a person who cannot be named died amid the unrest when protesters and police allegedly battled where the protesters gathered for a large gathering.
The scene of the unrest is now reported to be calm and serene, due to the intervention of security operatives.
Additionally, armed police officers and cars were seen near the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota.
Jubril Gawat, a staff member for Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, posted a status update on the incident, saying that things were back to normal at Ojota.
He wrote, “UPDATE: Ojota is calm. OP-MESA and other Police Divisions are fully on ground. People are going about their normal duties, all clear.”
Lagosians Decry Hectic Collection Of PVCs
Some Lagosians have lamented the stress that they had to go through to get their Permanent Voter’s Cards.
Fidel Info reports that Residents at the Rauf Aregbesola primary school, Shasha road in the Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos on Saturday, where the Independent National Electoral Commission had set up shop to bring the PVCs closer to Nigerians, spoke about the mammoth crowd at the center and the snail-like movement of the workers.
Citizens have taken to their social media account to lament the stressful collection of the PVC.
INEC was earlier reported to have said thousands of PVCs still remain uncollected.
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