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Gov Fintiri Swears In New Chair, Members Of State Electoral Commission

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By Muhammad B. Muhammad

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State swears into office, the newly appointed chairman and members of the Adamawa State Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC).

The event which held in the Council Chamber Government House, Yola Friday, followed the confirmation of the appointees by members of the State House of Assembly.

The appointees are Mohammed Umar Jabu as Chairman while Zidon Love, Emmanuel Anuhu Abba, Gidado Abdussalam, Mark Balanso, Suleiman Yahaya Vokna, and Mohammed Tuki will serve as members.

In his remarks, Governor Umaru Fintiri while congratulating the appointees said their appointment was based on their integrity and impeccable character as well as experience.

He therefore tasked them to discharge their new assignment with utmost dedication and fairness, and conduct the local government councils election as soon as possible.

The Governor reassured his readiness to give the appointees all the necessary support to enable them conduct their duties effectively so that the state will have a credible council elections that the citizens will be proud of.

In a vote thanks, the New Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission, Mohammed Umar Jabu thanks Governor Fintiri for finding them worthy and assured that they will bring their experience to bear and hit the ground running.

The oath of office and allegiance were administered on the chairman and members of the state electoral commission by the Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Barrister Afraimu Jingi.

SAHEL REPORTERS.

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Gov Fintiri Grants Pardon to 5 Inmates, Commutes 2 Death Sentences

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As part of the 2024 Democracy Day celebrations, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has granted pardon to five inmates, including a female, from various correctional centers in the state.


The pardoned inmates are: Ali Abdul, Mohammed Goni, and Hapsatu Idi from Yola Old Correctional Centre, Buba Usman Mai from Numan Correctional Centre and Yusuf Ali and Babala Benson from Yola New Correctional Facility.

Additionally, the Governor has commuted the death sentences of two convicts, Usman Inuwa and Joseph Eugene, to life imprisonment. Both are serving at Yola New Correctional Centre.

Governor Fintiri’s actions are based on the advice of the Advisory Committee on Prerogative of Mercy and the powers conferred on him by Section 212(i) (d) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended.

The release of the five inmates and the commutation of the two death sentences to life imprisonment take immediate effect, as all legal formalities have been concluded with the correctional institutions.

Humwashi Wonosikou
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor

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Democracy Day: Sen Abbas Greets Fintiri, Others, Calls For Support To Leaders

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The Senator Representing Adamawa central senatorial district, Aminu Iya Abbas ( Iya Adamawa) has asked the people of the State to support governments at all levels towards providing meaningful development to the electorate.

Senator Abbas who doubles as chairman Senate Committee on Innovation, Science and Technology in the National Assembly made the call on behalf of the people of Adamawa central in a statement through his Yola media office, to commemorate the 2024 Democracy Day.

The Federal lawmaker specifically congratulated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Senate President Godswill Akpabio, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, CON other Senators of the Federal Republic, Speaker of the Adamawa Assembly Rt. Hon. Bathiya Wesley, other members of the house and the good people of Adamawa State on the occasion of 2024 Democracy Day.
Aminu Iya Abbas (PDP Adamawa) while congratulating the leadership of of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at all levels urged the electorate to support leaders to enable them deliver more devidends of democracy.
The Senator further commended Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, and other leaders for their leadership qualities and wish them success.

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Democracy Day: Chair Adamawa Board Of Internal Revenue, Njabari Greets Fintiri, Speaker, Others

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The Chairman Adamawa Internal Revenue Services Alhaji HammanAdama Njabari, has congratulated Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, CON on the occasion of 2024 Democracy Day.

Njabari also saluted the governor for meeting the yearnings and aspirations of electorate especially the conducive environment to the people of the state.

The AIRS Boss in a message on behalf of the Management and Staff of the Revenue Services Board to commemorate the 2024 Democracy Day described Fintiri as man of proven integrity.

He also congratulated the Speaker Adamawa State House of Assembly, Rt.Hon. Bathiya Wesley and other members of the House, the Secretary to the State Government, Chief of Staff Government House Yola, Captains of the Industries, Members of the Business Community and the Good People of Adamawa on the Occasion of Democracy Day.

The Revenue Boss also used the medium and called on the people of the state to compliment the effort of Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri’s led Administration in it’s effort to Boost revenue generation in the State by paying their TAXES for more people oriented projects

As Governor of Adamawa State, the chairman of AIRS affirms that Fintiri has contributed to various reforms in the state.

He prays that the almighty God will continue to bless Gov Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri and grant him good health and long life to witness more successes ahead.

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