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Re – Goroki’s Banter On Electronic Transmission Of Results



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I read Hon Goroki’s publication from Fombina times news paper and Hausa version interview with Shekarau Yerima of Gotel with utmost dismay and shame if Hon member of that age can publicly dish out lies and fabrications against His Excellency Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, whom not only people of Adamawa but even at National level where we saw he has been saddles with huge responsibilities, and that wouldn’t be unconnected by way his virtue, doggedness and sincerity in handling issues.

Let me beging by pointing out some unwanted and unguided statements ushered by someone entrusted a mandate to make a law, but ended up confusing himself where is not suppose to.

First, Hon Goroki accuses Gov Fintiri of secretly worked against voting in favor of Electronic Transmission of voters Results, where he based his assertion on an SMS sent to Hon Zakariya Dauda Nyampa to vote against, while he, Zaks inform Goroki. But here we saw Hon Zakariya Dauda Nyampa publicly debunked Hon Goroki on the purported text message and other linked stories which were absolutely blatantly lies from the pit of hell. Similarly, Hon Zaks opined that selecting leadership of the National Assembly is purely party affairs, which caucus select who so ever deemed but not entertaining any intruder nor by proxy.

Hon Zakariya Dauda Nyampa blows hot and heat hard to clear his name from the muddy waters as dragged by Hon Gibeon Goroki, hear him loud and clear👇

“I read with dismay the statement credited to Hon. Gibeon Goroki, Member representing Guyuk/Shelleng Federal Constituency where he accused the Governor of Adamawa State, Rt. Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of trying to influence the voting of National Assembly Members from the State during the last electoral act amendment exercise.

Ordinarily, I wouldn’t have responded to Hon. Goroki knowing his capacity for treachery and intellectual inadequacies. But since he has decided to drag my name in his treachery, I was left with no choice but to clear my name.

For starters, all followers of political developments in the country cannot forget the circumstances that led to the emergence of the current leadership of our party at the National Assembly. It was public knowledge that Hon. Michael Chinda was the choice of the party establishment for the position of Minority Leader and not that of Gov. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri alone. It was purely a party choice and not personal as insinuated by Hon. Goroki.

To the best of my knowledge, there was no time that the Governor has directed me to influence my National Assembly colleagues in any constitutional matter. The Governor’s democratic credentials has never been in doubt having started out as a legislator himself.

His Excellency has been a huge respecter of segregation of power at both State and National levels. To say therefore that he has been trying to influence the voting pattern of National Assembly members from the State is most unfortunate to say the least.

Hon. Goroki should desist from his infantile vetuperations and join us in giving our constituents quality representation as this is the only metric by which he will be judged by his constituents and not by fighting the Governor. He should work towards presenting quality bills to the National Assembly that will attract development to Guyuk and Shelleng.

Hon. Goroki should also find better things to do with his time like working on his intellectual incapacitation than dropping name to fight the Governor who doesn’t even have his time”.

Can you Imagine?🤨

Another issues he raised was that His Excellency doesn’t listen to him and perhaps that was why this is an avenue to pinch the Governor not knowing that his treachery was scored over the bar because people know that this is not GAUF attitude, and he failed to understand both of them are parallel in their schedules of service.

Hon Gibeon Goroki also failed in his ability to respecter where he publicly mentioned the former Vice president names His Excellency Alh Atiku Abubakar on an issues which are baseless and it doesn’t matter to our father. Even if his argument were true was that a yardstick to mention His Excellency’s names publicly without decorum, ah no this has gone too far an elder like Goroki to get on with.

Meanwhile, to dispell more of Hon Gibeon Goroki’s banter, sometimes ago His Excellency Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri was granted an interview by Channels TV on same issue, where the Governor throws his unflinching support behind allowing for Electronic Transmission of voters Results by INEC which according to him is welcome development to our democracy and that he says it will change a lot narratives in Political upheavals in the country.

Attached is the video interview by Channels TV

Hon Gibeon Goroki should as a matter of mutuality and understanding, rendered an unreserved apologies to His Excellency Alh Atiku Abubakar former Nigeria Vice president and His Excellency Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri for his unguided and sentimental statements issued against the two and equally to his party for disrespecting it’s laid down principles on public presentation.

Abubakar Idris Papah ✍️

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Rerun Election: Kallamu Lauds Appeal Court Verdict




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The Candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) for Mayo Belwa constituency Adamawa State House of Assembly, Hon. Musa Mahmud Kallamu, has hailed the verdict of the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal on the constituency election.

Hon. Kallamu expressed hope that the appellate court’s judgement will lead to the return of his stolen mandate during the re-run election ordered to be conducted very soon, and congratulated his electorate for the victory at court.

The appeal court on Thursday, upheld the decision of the National/Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal which invalidated election of Hon. Musa Ibrahim Italiya, at 7 polling units and subsequently ordered for re-run election.

Hon. Italiya, who is incumbent member representing the constituency under the All Progressives Congress (APC), appealed the judgement but lost out at the appellate court where his appeal was dismissed.

The court had while affirming the nullification of his election, declared that the lawmaker’s appeal constituted an abuse of court process, and ordered him to pay the sum of N500,000 to Hon. Kallamu.

While reacting on the judgement on Friday, Hon. Hon. Kallamu welcomed the judgement, saying that the truth has finally unveiled itself in the matter, saying that no doubt, their seat at the hallowed chamber will be reclaimed very soon.

He conveyed his appreciation to Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri for standing behind him, his electorate and ensuring truth prevails at the end of the day.

He thanked God Almighty, his teeming electorate as well as the judiciary for demostrating the fact that it is the last hope of the common man and for ensuring that his votes did not go in vain.

He disclosed that he has the mandate of Mayo Belwa constituents and knows what went wrong during the election more especially at the affected polling units where election was rigged.

According to him, his electorate, who were overwhelmed with the outcome of the judgement, are really prepared to finish what they started, assuring that he is very optimistic of reclaiming his mandate because the units are PDP stronghold.

The affected polling units include: unit 013, Model Primary School, unit 021, Yelwa Primary School, unit 039, Model (IV) Primary School, unit 047, Wuro Mana Islamiya Primary School, unit 004, Chukkol Joda G.D.S.S., unit 009 ,Wuro Aminu Kofar Jauro and unit 018 Wuro Mana I.

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Forum Of Islamic Preachers Commends Gov Kefas For All-Inclusive Leadership




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The Taraba State Forum of Islamic Preachers has applauded Governor Agbu Kefas for his all-inclusive leadership style.

The State Chairman of the Forum, Mallam Usaini Isma’il made the commendation during a press briefing in Jalingo.

He mentioned equal representation as the watchword of the governor, noting that the just concluded Local Government Council’s polls proved the inciting Islamic Preachers both within and outside the state wrong, as Muslims were carried along.

“The masses both Muslim, Christians, and idol worshipers came out during last Saturday’s LG election and unanimously voted for PDP in the whole sixteen (16) LGAs and it was done fifty-fifty, which shows that Governor Agbu Kefas is not a religious and tribal bigot.

“The good people of Taraba State have trust and belief in the PDP, that was why they voted for candidates of the party for all the sixteen local government council’s chairmen and councilors, and they are also satisfied with the leadership style of Dr. Agbu Kefas because he gave the Muslim equal opportunity with the Christians in the election.

“Dr. Agbu Kefas did not come to steal the resources of Taraba State nor not to divide the people, instead, he came to transform the state as everyone can see from the developmental projects he embarked on. Go to the Taraba State College of Nursing and see the kind of projects that are going on, and also go to the State Specialists Hospital and see how it was renovated.

 “Also the same thing you will see if you go to the Kefas Palliative Market where food items would be sold at a subsidized rate for Tarabans, the Government House Juma’at Mosque was also renovated, courtesy of Governor Kefas,” Isma’il stated.

Malam Usaini Isma’il reiterated that the just concluded LG election proved to incite Islamic Preachers within and outside the state wrong, as Muslim Ummah were carried along, adding that the governor has again proved that his administration is carrying everyone along irrespective of religion or tribal inclination.

He expressed dismay over the way some Islamic Preachers always only talk about the negative and neglect the good deeds of Governor Kefas’s administration which he described as unfair.

“We know how Governor Kefas is assisting Islam by giving huge amounts of money to those Islamic Preachers but you will never for one hear them appreciating him and telling their followers the good gestures he is doing for the Muslim Ummah in the state.

The Chairman who quoted a verse in the Holy Qur’an said” Anybody who doesn’t appreciate someone for a good gesture, will never appreciate Allah (SWA) and called on those intending to jeopardize the developmental plans of the present administration to have a rethink and support the governor to succeed.

He further pointed out that both Muslims and Christians alike benefited from the N30,000 minimum and the free education in the state.

Malam Usaini Isma’il, however, appealed to their followers and the people of the state at large to sustain prayers and fasting for Governor Kefas and others in positions of authority to enable them to execute the people’s orientated programs and policies of their administrations.

Commenting on the awaiting Appeal Court judgment filed by the aggrieved NNPP Gubernatorial candidate, Prof. Muhammed Sani Yahaya, Malam Isma’il urged all politicians and the relevant stakeholders at the National level to disregard those Islamic scholars that are going around lobbying to interfere in the case and collect the people’s mandate of leadership given to Dr. Agbu Kefas of PDP, saying that it is uncalled for.

“Everybody knows that the people of Taraba State have massively came out during the governorship election and voted for Dr. Agbu Kefas, therefore, we are optimistic that the court will vindicate our mandate that we gave Dr . Kefas as the Tribunal did.

“As leaders of the Muslim Ummah in the state, we know those Islamic scholars that are going around meeting people at the National level and telling them lies about the governor just for their pockets. We know and they also know the monies that Governor Kefas is giving them, even recently he gave them money besides the previous ones including during the Maulud period but they have never come out and told the world what the Man is doing for the Muslim Ummah,” Isma’il revealed.

He equally urged the judiciary to carry out its mandate according to the laid down rules.

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Judgment: A Reflection Of APC’s Popular Acceptability In Nasarawa State- Douglas




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By Moraki Aliyu, Lafiya 

The All Progressives Congress APC Nasarawa State Chapter Says, that the Appeal Court decision which reversed the earlier nullification of its mandate at the lower court headed by Justice Ezekiel Ajaiyi’s Governorship Election Petition Tribunal Panel is a well-deserved victory for the entire People of the State. 

In a Statement issued to newsmen in Lafia by the APC Publicity Secretary, Mr. Otaru Douglas said the triumph has again, validated and reaffirmed the overwhelming support of the Party and its candidate Abdullahi Sule during the March 18 Governorship Election. 

The Statement explained that the judgment which is a reflection of APC’s popular acceptability in the State is also a big win for democracy and a victory for the good people of Nasarawa State.

According to the Statement, the resounding victory at the Appeal Court is a testament to the trust and confidence the citizens of the state have in the APC-led Administration and the unwavering commitment of the Governor to the progress and development of Nasarawa State. 

It also, urges the APC supporters to celebrate with all sense of responsibility, therefore calling on the opposition People’s Democratic Party PDP, and its candidate Dr. David Emmanuel Ombugadu to put aside all differences and rally behind the administration of Governor Abdullahi A Sule to move the State forward, promote egalitarianism and ensure a peaceful state for all.

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