COVID-19 is not a new disease in our climate, we have our own way of treating it, that is what we should be exploiting rather than subjecting our people to hardship, hunger, and starvation through the lockdown.Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on Thursday accused politicians of playing games with the lives of Nigerians amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Bello was speaking while playing host to the Board of Trustees of Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation, who paid him a visit in his office in Lokoja.The governor said COVID-19 was not a new disease in Nigeria’s climate.He further said that the state’s Chief Judge, Nasiru Ajanah, died a natural death, urging the people not to attribute his death to anything other than natural as is being insinuated by certain persons for political and mischief purposes.He said, “Let us stop this game, Nigerians are suffering, instead of the lockdown with its attendant negative effects on the people, why can’t we turn it to employment opportunities, providing clothes for face masks to be imported to those countries who have the disease.“COVID-19 is not a new disease in our climate, we have our own way of treating it, that is what we should be exploiting rather than subjecting our people to hardship, hunger, and starvation through the lockdown.“The late Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah, had been managing his health since 2016. We know his medical history, he was my brother, we know we have been managing him since 2016 but this time, he was completely isolated, no one was allowed to even speak to him until he passed away, we cannot afford to be playing games with the lives of Nigerians, this must stop.”
Former Abia state governor and Senate chief whip, Orji Uzor Kalu, says he would not hesitate to serve as Nigeria’s president if given the opportunity by the electorate. Kalu disclosed this to newsmen after a private visit to former Military leaders, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida and Abdulsalami Abubakar, in Minna, on Monday, August 31. “I AM […]
Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike has attended the state’s PDP Inauguration amidst the lockdown in the state due to corona virus. In the inauguration, social distancing guidelines were violated as the party members were seen in a group photo. This is coming few days after the demolition of hotels for violating the COVID-19 lockdown order.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it is ready to welcome the Governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, if he decides to decamp following his disqualification from the forthcoming governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress. PDP’s National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, stated this according to The Nation. He however insisted […]