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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...
After APC Governors, Six PDP Governors Taking Turn To Visit Buhari In London

After APC Governors, Six PDP Governors Taking Turn To Visit Buhari In London

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Barely few days after photograph emerged that some All Progressives Congress, APC's Governors had visited President Muhammadu Buhari in London, another set of Governors under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party have been selected to visit the ailing President in the UK. According to a Presidential statement, Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara would on Wednesday lead five other governors in paying a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in London. Presidential spokespersons, Femi Adesina, Garba Shehu and Laolu Akande, disclosed this at a press briefing in Abuja on Tuesday. Among the governors picked for the trip are: Dave Umahi of Ebonyi, Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano, Samuel Ortom of Benue, Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom, and Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state. Meanwhile, President...
Udom Emmanuel Appointed As Chairman Of Newly Formed South-East, South-South Governor’s Forum

Udom Emmanuel Appointed As Chairman Of Newly Formed South-East, South-South Governor’s Forum

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Governor Udom Emmanuel has emerged as Chairman of a new group, South East and South Governors’ Forum, which was birthed on Sunday to politically work together and realign as a people that shared common heritage, culture and affinity. The forum which held its first meeting late Sunday night at the Nike Lake Resort, Enugu appointed Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom as its chairman. Briefing newsmen at the end of the closed door meeting, Udom said that governors from the two regions decided to come together to pursue inter-regional cooperation for greater integration. He revealed that the two regions had agreed to politically work together and realign as a people that shared common heritage, culture and affinity,” he said. “Having reviewed the state of the nation particularl...