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District Head Charges Clerics Against Preaching Divisive Sermons



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By Giwa Hebron

A custodian of traditional institution in Adamawa State, has vowed to pursue peaceful coexistence within his domain.

Alhaji Inuwa Baba Paris, who is the District Head of Jimeta, in Yola North Local Government Area, disclosed this to the newly elected CAN officials in Yola, the state capital.

The Monarch emphasised that Christians and Muslims were brothers, hence the need for both religious groups to coexist in harmony.

He louded the bridge building efforts of the state CAN Chairman, who doubles as the Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese, Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza.

He noted that Bishop Mamza has epitomised true leadership for his tireless efforts at peace building.

Baba Paris, enjoined the newly elected Yola North CAN officials, to join the vanguard for building an egalitarian society.

He also charged them not to allow themselves to be used by politicians for achieving primordial goals.

The District Head, charged religious leaders generally, to resist the temptation of preaching divisive sermons.

Instead, he counselled them to deploy their exaulted potions as opinion moulders, to preach peace and harmonious coexistence.

Alhaji Inuwa Baba Paris, equally louded the urban renewal strides of the present administration, under Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri.

He thanked the governor for carrying out many developmental projects within his domain; to include the ongoing construction of underpass and flyover bridges in the state capital.

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Peace Day : NYCN Urges Youth To Foster Peaceful Coexistence




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By Nyahama Japhet

As the world celebrate International Peace Day, the Adamawa State Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria has urged youths in the state to embrace the vision of peaceful society advocated by the administration of Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri.

The NYCN in the state acknowledged the relentless efforts of the present administration under the leadership of the Governor Rt. Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, for ensuring a peaceful administration in the state under his watch.

The State NYCN Chairman Ambassador Ajine Delo, in a statement maintained that the Governor has created an environment conducive for growth, prosperity and harmonious coexistence.

He called on the youth to key into the Governor’s peace mission by cultivating values of tolerance, respect, compassion, resolving conflict and fostering peaceful relationship with all and sundry.

“As we celebrate International Peace Day, the NYCN Adamawa State is calling on the youth to embrace the vision of peaceful coexistence often preached by the Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri.

“I urged you to be law abiding citizens by rejecting violence but instead seek peaceful resolution when faced with conflict”

He emphasized that by standing united in support of peace, the youth in Adamawa State can shape a brighter future for themselves and the generation to come.

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ANAN Inducts ADHA Maj-leader Mamuno With FCNA Prestigious Fellowship Award




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The Majority Leader Adamawa State House of Assembly and Member Representing Demsa Constituency Hon. Mrs Kate Raymond Mamuno, FCNA was on Thursday, 21st of September 2023 inducted as a Fellow Certified National Accountant (FCNA) by the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)

The highest decision making body of National Accountants was Founded in 1979, and Chartered by ACT NO 76 of 1993 Now CAP A26 LFN. 2004.

The Fellowship Award was bestowed on Hon. Mrs. Kate Raymond Mamuno at the 28th National Annual Conference held at the International Conference Centre Abuja, on Monday, 18th September to Thursday, 21st of September 2023.

The President and Chairman of Council of ANAN Dr. James Ekerare Neminebor FCNA, while conferring the Fellowship Award on the awardees stated that Hon. Mrs. Kate Raymond Mamuno and other awardees were carefully selected for the prestigious honour in recognition of their solid contributions to the Association.

While specifically acknowledging Adamawa Assembly Majority Leader’s dedication towards the promotion of the activities of the ANAN as well as the exemplary leadership qualities she has exhibited in her various careers, the President described Kate Raymond Mamuno as a Household Name to the Body.

He further urged her not to relent on her duties but strive to contribute more.

The Speaker of the 8th Adamawa Assembly, Rt. Hon. Bathiya Wesley on behalf of all other members of the House as well as Management and Staff of the Assembly, congratulate the Majority Leader Hon. Mrs. Kate Raymond Mamuno and wish her well in her present and future endeavours.

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Fintiri Restates Support To Polo Tournament In Adamawa




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By Muhammad B. Muhammad

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has restated the determination of his administration to support polo tournament to drive its economic impact for Adamawa State.

The Governor stated this when he received in audience national executives of Nigeria Polo Federation on a courtesy call in the Government House, Yola Friday.

Fintiri maintained that his administration will continue to invest in security for peaceful Adamawa, stressing that “most of the security challenges created by people are avoidable ones.”

The Governor thanked Lamido Adamawa, Dr Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Mustafa for making Adamawa the hub of polo games in Nigeria, saying the government will continue to give the sector a priority.

In his remarks, the President of Nigeria Polo Federation, Alhaji Nura Dangiwa commended Governor Fintiri for maintaining peace in the state which he noted has created enabling environment for the polo games to thrive.

While debunking the notion that polo game is meant for the rich and royalty, the President explained that the goal of the polo federation is to make the game more accessable and enjoyable to everyone.

He maintained that polo is a trending sport tournament that have the vibrancy of creating jobs for youths adding that if the sector is being harnessed properly, it will generate economic benefits for the country.

The national executives of Nigeria Polo Federation were in the state for the ongoing national polo tournament taking place in Yola which will be rounded off on Saturday, this week.

Highlight of the visit was presentation of polo sport kits among other gift to Governor Umaru Fintiri by the officials of the Yola Polo Club and Nigeria Polo federation.


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