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Taraba NUJ Visits Fed Poly Bali, Calls For Introduction Of Mass Com Program



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The Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalist, Taraba State Council, Comrade David Nyah has urged the Rector of the Federal Polytechnic Bali to introduce Mass Communication Program in the Institution.

Nyah made the call when the union paid a courtesy call on the Acting Rector of the Polytechnic, Dr. Muhammed Usman on Monday in his office in Bali Local Government Area of the State.

According to the Chairman, the union was in the institution to solicit for cooperation and harmonious cordial working relationship for the propagation of the activities of the institution.

Comrade David Nyah however, commended the effort of management of the Institution for the rapid infrastructural and academic progress recorded within the short period of it’s establishment.

Responding, the Acting Rector, Dr. Muhammed Usman described the visit of the Nuj as first of its kind and assured the union of continues partnership for the activities of the institution to be publicise.

He said the institution which was established in 2007, is witnessing a rapid development in both infrastructure and trainings, adding that all the projects are within the Permanent cite.

Usman informed that, construction of hostels and roads are on going as ITF intervention, while 10 staff with PhD have been trained PhD and over 40 other staff currently undergoing training.

While presenting a compendium to the Nuj Chairman, Dr. Usman further revealed that hostels and clinics would soon be constructed by the Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN) which are not captured in the compendium.

According to him, the Federal Polytechnic Bali was the first institute in Taraba State striving for ten years now and the pioneer Rector was Dr. Sai’du Umar Jen, adding that the academic session began in 2010.

Dr. Muhammed Usman explained that in 2012, the institution began Pre-ND in agriculture Technology and ND in engineering among other programs with full accreditation, while programs in Tourism and Environmental Sciences are in the pipeline.

He however, announced that the 11th matriculation of the institution is coming up soon and praised the activities of some Exco members of the Nuj in the past of projecting the image of the institution.

The Ag. Rector therefore, thanked the federal government for establishing Polytechnics in States which are now curbs the excesses of security challenges for Nigerians.

The leadership of the union were carried round for facility tour by the management of the instruction under the leadership of Dr. Muhammed Usman as well as group photograph.

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Adamawa: CDD Joins Awareness Campaign Against Gender-based Violence




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As part of activities commemorating 2023 16 days activism, the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has sensitized Adamawa people on Violence Against Women and Girls VAWG.

The sensitization exercise begins with road walk from Bekaji roundabout to Jimeta modern market, Yola-North Local Government Area on Wednesday.

Mrs Amina Auwal, the team lead who spoke on this year’s theme: Unite, “invest to prevent violence against women and girls” described the commitment of stakeholders as the symbol of unity against Gender Based Violence (GBV) in the state.

She urged stakeholders to unite and reduce the rate of GBV in the state.

“This VAWG is like a cancer, it is eating up the community gradually but when it has been cut off completely we will have society free of GBV.

“We appreciated the CDD for sponsoring the programme of being able to sensitize the public to bring to an end the menace of VAWG”, she said.

Mrs Rose Zinas, Desk officer GBV, National Orientation Agency (NOA) urged parents, guardians and stakeholders to take advantage of the theme of the year and to invest on women and girls-child.

She said these would help them to have something doing to reduce over dependent on husband’s and parents as well as end violence against them.

Zinas called on the women to also be proactive in looking for something doing and not to be a liability.

In her remarks, Lubna Dodo, representing Federation of Women Lawyers Association, FIDA appreciated the contribution of CDD in the fight against GBV in the state.

She explained that the mission of the road walk is to create awareness on the theme of this year activism.

“This means invest by educating the girls-child and empower them with the knowledge and skills to succeed in future.

“These will go along way by reducing their vulnerability to violence anywhere they find themselves “, she said.

Dodo further said that the passage of Violence Against Person Prohibition (VAPP) law and Child Protection law as well as ongoing sensitization for implementation have also help in reducing the rate of GBV in the state . News Hunter.

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Adamawa Govt Approves 42km NYSC Camp – Borong Road Project




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By Muhammad B. Muhammad

The Adamawa State Executive Council Wednesday approved reconstruction of 42km road stretching from National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Orientation Camp in Damare to Borong community.

The feeder road project which covers the 2 LGAs of Girei and Demsa will cost over N836m.

The State Commissioner of Education, Dr Umar Garba Pella disclosed this while briefing newsmen shortly after the council meeting that held in the Government House, Yola.

Dr Pella said the project was awarded to Hydro Source and Resource Nigeria Limited and has the completion of period of 12 Months.

The Commissioner further disclosed that the council has approved over N117m variation for the construction of modern laboratory at Specialist Hospital, Yola.

Pella explained that the project was initially awarded at over N578m adding that the variation was to cover the cost of increased price of building materials.

The Wednesday’s 8th 2023 Council Meeting was presided over by the State Governor, Rt. Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri.


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Bauchi SEC Approves Construction of 2 Flyovers , 200KM Roads




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Bauchi State Government has unveiled a plan for the construction of sixteen strategic roads worth about one hundred billion naira across the state.

The project also comprises two flyovers at the busiest areas of Wunti and Central Market to beautify and decongest the city centre.

These among some other rural roads construction project across the state’s three senatorial zones were part of the resolutions made during State Executive Council Meeting presided over by Governor Bala Mohammed.

Some of the project that make a total of two hundred kilometers include two point six kilometers Sabon Kaura Birshi Gandu road, four point five kilometers Zango-Gwallagan Mayaka access road, one point seven kilometers Bayara township road, rehabilitation of Disina-Adamami road in Jama’are local government area and Dualization of A.D Rufa’i College to Misau town road among others.

Briefing journalists on the outcome of the meeting, the commissioners of Works and Transport Ibrahim Galadima and his counterpart of Special Duties and Rural Development Faruq Mustapha said the projects have been awarded to confitent contractors in line with developmental initiative of Governor Bala Mohammed led administration.

Also during the meeting, the Council has ratified and approved for upgrading of four palaces of Emirs of Bauchi, Ningi, Jama’are and Dass at sum of two point two Billion naira under the State Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.

The commissioner of the ministry Ahmed Sarki Jalam said the move was to creat a conducive environment for the traditional institutions to discharge their duties.

The council has also approved a memo for the 2024 Medium Term Expenditure presented by the commissioner ministry of Budget and Economic Planning Aminu Hammayo as well as a memo presented by the commissioner of Commerce, Trade and Investment Mahmud Baba Ma’aji on the preparation for the forthcoming Northeast Joint Trade Fair in Bauchi State.

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