The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has described Nigeria as a country currently on a track to greatness just as he urged the citizens to play active roles for this to be fully achieved.
Dr. Obasa said this in a statement at the weekend to commemorate Nigeria’s Democracy Day which coincides with the 29th anniversary of the June 12, 1993 elections claimed to have been won by the late Chief Moshood Abiola.
According to the Speaker, Nigeria had, since 1999, experienced what could best be described as the teething stage of its democratic journey with the need for unity taking the centre-stage of public discourse.
“However, it is now very glaring that we are on the threshold of history with the forthcoming general elections that is now heralded by the smooth convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the emergence of our flagbearer, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
“The new story that we all anticipate, envisage and dream about for our country is achievable and right before us. Our hopes are rekindled. All that is required is our collectively resolve to be part of the ship of progress,” Obasa said in the statement by his media office.
Thanking Nigerian leaders, the civil society and citizens who joined in the struggle for the emancipation of the country from the military, Obasa added: “We remain steadfast in our resolve to make our democracy truly work for us all as Nigerians.
“History will forever be kind to those who made Nigeria’s democracy possible. They are our country’s real heroes.
“We are honoured to be the current bearers of the baton of democracy and we look forward to upholding the labour of these heroes.”
Kogi East Senatorial Candidate VICTOR ADOJI Honoured By American University – As 5 Other Africans Bag Awards
The American Heritage University of Southern California has confered Honourary Doctorate Degree on some six prominent personalities who have distinguished themselves from the field of Business,Education, Politics and, Entrepreneurship.
*1. Dr. Victor Alewo Adoji-* Nigeria
*2. Honourable* *MacDonald Wento-* Liberia.
*3. Dr. Ignance Niyigaba-* Rwanda.
*4. Engineer Hammah-* Ghana
*5. Lord Ambassador* *Michael Kelvin Ejeagah-* South Africa
*6. His Excellency* *Augustine Waeh- Liberia*
The American Heritage University of Southern California is the first African funded and owned University in California, founded in 2004.
The University is one of the respected Universities in the world, with its Law School producing many Attorneys who are currently practicing Law across the United States.
One of its products include Rhonda Baldwin-Kennedy who ran for Congress.
For Dr. Victor Alewo Adoji, an international reputable scholar who is the Kogi East PDP Senatorial Candidate, and overwhelmingly adjudged as a frontrunner to win the general election in 2023.
Nwoko Attacks Wike Again – Asks Him To Account For Rivers Money
A few days after calling for the expulsion of Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike from the PDP,
former Delta Lawmaker and billionaire businessman, Ned Nwoko has accused the fiery governor of squandering the Paris Club refund that accrued to the state and local government areas for self-gratification.
Mr Nwoko, who is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senatorial candidate for Delta North, stated this in a statement on Tuesday.
Mr Nwoko has been engaging the Rivers governor whom he accused of instigating the crisis in the PDP for selfish reasons after failing to win the presidential primary of the party and also failing to secure a slot as a running mate to Atiku Abubakar, the PDP presidential candidate.
Mr Nwoko had earlier described Mr Wike as a “nuisance” and called for the expulsion of the governor from the party.
Mr Nwoko described Mr Wike as a “failed obscure lawyer,”. He challenged the governor to disclose his source of livelihood outside political office which, according to him, Mr Wike “obtained through rascality and dubious tactics.”
“The Rivers state governor squandered the Paris club refund, which accrued to the state, diverted the entitlements that ought to have been paid the local governments, for self gratification. How did he utilise the money? He mismanaged it.
“Instead, Wike is gallivanting around the world wasting Rivers State’s money, chasing shadows and in the process 25 innocent kids died in the state hospital because of lack of electricity in the hospital. In a civilised society, Wike should have resigned. Indeed he would be prosecuted for the deaths of these innocent kids. This is unpardonable criminal negligence, yet a power-hungry governor like Wike is busy looking for another political office to continue pillaging public resources while his people suffer.”
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