The President of the Senate said wrong advice from a Minister to President Buhari was responsible for his rejection of some National Assembly bills. Lawan stated this at a public hearing organized by the Senate Committee on Health to deliberate on three bills.
CHAIRMAN of the South West Governors’ Forum, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, yesterday, vowed not to allow agitation for secession in any part of the state, adding that packs of unelected jokers won’t be allowed to declare sovereignty on behalf of the state. This came on a day Secretary-General of the Yoruba Council of Elders, YCE, Dr. Kunle Olajide, said that Yoruba youth leader, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, does not represent the Yoruba people in his call for secession.
The presidency said the former Vice president; Atiku Abubakar cannot absolve himself from the Nigerian woe today as he is part of the problem. Atiku Abubakar who is also a presidential candidate of the people’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election had yesterday in Abuja expressed fear over what he described as economic indices which suggest the country was drifting into a failed state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has today received homage from former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel and former Speaker House of Reps, Dimeji Bankole at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, as the duo joined the progressive party recently. Gbenga Daniel defected from the main opposition, the people’s Democratic Party (PDP) where he recently served as the Director-General of campaign to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the 2019 general election, while Bakole dumped his Action Democratic Party (ADP).