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E-registration, Others Top Agenda As Adamawa PDP Holds Stakeholders Meeting



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By Muhammad B Muhammad

The Peoples Democractic Party (PDP) in Adamawa Thursday organised a stakeholders meeting aimed at deliberating minds on the ongoing e-registration of the party and that of Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) in the country.

Addressing the stakeholders in the Banquet Hall, Government House, Yola, state chairman of PDP, Barrister Tahir Shehu observed that the turn out for the ongoing e-registration by INEC in Adamawa was not encouraging hence the need for all eligible party supporters to come out and get registered.

Barrister Shehu charged all party leaders at local government and ward levels in the state to open up and embrace new members who indicate interest to join the PDP so as to enable the party to continue to wax stronger in Adamawa.

While commending Governor Umaru Fintiri for the giant strides so far recorded by his administration, Barrister Shehu equally saluted members of the state House of Assembly for ensuring cordial relationship between them and the executives.

He directed the selection of ten party members from each of the two hundred and twenty six political wards in the state comprising former elected and serving leaders to join a stakeholders forum to strengthen the party.

To curb the challenges faced by the PDP with illiterate political agents at the previous elections, the state chairman directed party leaders at the local government level to provide three names of literate card carrying members of the party at each political ward for the job.

He announced the selection of Alhaji Auwal Tukur as the new Board of Trustee BOT member, replacing Senator Grace Jackson Bent who defected from the PDP to the All progressives Congress APC in Adamawa.

Contributing, the Senator representing Adamawa South in the National Assembly, Binos Dauda Yaro who reaffirmed his membership of the PDP called on the party supporters to sensitize people on the ongoing e-registrations.

Sen. Dauda stressed the need for party leaders, stakeholders and members to unite and restrategize in tandem with the PDP constitution to rebuild the party ahead of 2023 general elections in the country.

The speaker Adamawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Aminu Iya Abbas observed with dismay the low turn out of people at the ongoing INEC e-registration as according to him Adamawa state only records less than three thousand persons that registered so far.

He said because of the importance of the ongoing e-registration by INEC, the state Assembly has closed for a one month recess to allow members to go and sensitize their constituents on the need to embrace the exercise.

The chairman emeratus of the PDP in Adamawa and Chief Adviser to the Governor, Chief Joel Hammanjoda Madaki reechored on the significance of PDP e-registration and called on the party stakeholders and supporters to strategize for the task ahead.

In their separate goodwill messages, Alhaji Jingi Rufai, Captain Altine Daniel, Hon Adamu Momo, Alhaji Abdurrahman Bobboi and Alloysius Babadoke called on the eligible card carrying members of PDP in Adamawa to avail themselves for the PDP e-registration and that of INEC.

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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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