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South South Govs Call On Buhari To Immediately Withdraw Water Resources Management Bill

South South Govs Call On Buhari To Immediately Withdraw Water Resources Management Bill

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  Governors of the South South geopolitical zone have called on the President Muhammedu Buhari-led Federal Government to immediately withdraw the proposed Water Resources Management bill before the National Assembly. The governors said that the provisions of the bill are offensive and obnoxious, expressing disagreement over the federal government moves to centralized control of water resources in the country. The governors spoke in Port Harcourt, Rivers State under the aegis of South South Governors Forum after its meeting Wednesday night. In attendance was Governor of Delta state, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Bayelsa State Governor and Chairman of the Forum, Rt Hon Seriake Dickson, Rivers State Governor and host to the meeting, Nyesom Wike, Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanue
Akwa Ibom Governor Disowns Aide Over Buhari’s Cow Comment

Akwa Ibom Governor Disowns Aide Over Buhari’s Cow Comment

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    The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has disassociated himself from his aide who said that President Muhammadu Buhari cared more about his cows than Nigerians who are suffering economic hardship. The governor’s media aide, Essien Ndueso, Thursday, posted on Facebook, photos of Mr. Buhari’s recent visit to his ranch in Daura, and said of the photos, “Today, we are in an administration that cows fare better than human beings.” Mr. Ndueso mockingly added that “If the cost of grass were to increase, or if anyone were to tamper with the comfort of these cows, I am sure Baba would come back and take urgent actions. “Today fuel is N180 and those who earn their wages monthly from worshipping Baba on Facebook are also suffering the same fate,” he said. Th