Adeleke governorship campaign organisation speaks on certificate scandal

– Adeleke governorship campaign organisation has blasted a group for asking the PDP gubernatorial candidate to step down over his certificate issues – The campaign organization said the group demonstrated gross ignorance and lack of education on constitutional requirements – It also affirmed that the governorship candidate has demonstrated by his performance in the Senate Senator Adeleke has satisfied electoral requirement for a governorship candidate according to his campaign organisation. According to the organisation in a statement made available to NAIJ.com, the call by an unknown group, Renewal Youth Movement (RYM), that Adeleke steps down demonstrated gross ignorance and lack of education on constitutional requirements to contest for the governorship election. “Desperate forces hell bent on smearing the party and her candidate should have educated themselves on relevant sections of the constitution. By the constitution and judicial pronouncements from the apex court, Senator Adeleke is eminently qualified to contest for governorship. “There is therefore no legal or political basis to call for the withdrawal of Senator Adeleke from the governorship race.Those behind the campaign of calumny must have been surprised and shocked that their smear campaigns have failed to stop the soaring voters’ support for the Adeleke candidacy. “As we have noted in an earlier release,allegation of certificate forgery is only in the warped imagination of those peddling the falsehood as the issue is about date error on school testimonial, not secondary school certificate.Sacred fact of the discourse is that nothing like forgery occurs as a bonafide ex-student is entitled to a testimonial,” the statement affirmed. Going further, the campaign organisation affirmed that the governorship candidate has demonstrated by his performance in the Senate that capacity is best measured by performance. ” Let face the real issue of bad government biting our people so hard. PDP is set to address workers’ welfare as first line charge while delivering on comprehensive state development through innovative policies. Those are the preoccupation of the PDP and her candidate,” the statement signed by the[…]

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Why we arrested Borno governorship aspirant – Police

– The Borno Police Command says it arrested Alhaji Grema Terrab on charges of alleged murder and inciting disturbances – In the course of a political event Terrab organized at his home, a 20-year-old welder was reportedly stabbed to death – Terrab subsequently went into hiding, but was finally arrested during a political visit by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in Maiduguri The Borno Police Command said it arrested a politician, Alhaji Grema Terrab, in connection with allegations of murder and inciting disturbances. The commissioner of Police, Damian Chukwu, explained this in a statement issued on Friday, July 20, in Maiduguri, NAN reports. NAIJ.com gathers that Chukwu, who was reacting to reports that Terrab was detained by the Police, said the arrest was necessitated by the murder and other allegations against the politician. “The Command wishes to state categorically that while it is true that one Alhaji Grema Terrab has been arrested over his role in the offences of culpable homicide, inciting disturbances and sundry other offences, which occurred at his residence on 15th April, 2018 most of the claims in the report under reference are false in its entirety. “It is worthy of note that Terrab, on 15th April, 2018, organised a political event at his residential quarters, contrary to security advice by the Police. “Expectedly, the meeting attracted a large crowd of people. In the course of the event, and right inside his residential premises, one Maina Mustapha Babagana, a 20-year-old welder, was stabbed to death by persons present at the event,” he said. Chukwu explained that contrary to speculations, Terrab did not present himself to the Police to report the incident. He said that the politician also refused to honour series of invitations extended to him by the Police, rather went into hiding. The commissioner added that the Police subsequently declared the politician wanted after due processes. According to him, the Police evacuated the corpse at the politician’s resident and invited those present at the scene of[…]

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Actor Kenneth Okonkwo declares his ambition to run for Enugu governorship election, unveils poster

– Kenneth Okonkwo appears to be really running for governor of Enugu state – The veteran actor recently declared his ambition on Instagram – He explained that with God, he will achieve his dream it had earlier revealed that veteran Nigerian actor Kenneth Okonkwo was getting set to reveal his desire to become the next governor of Enugu state. It appears he has confirmed his desire to run for office. At the time when he initially revealed his desire, may did not believe he was serious. But a recent post he made has confirmed his decision to run. He took to his Instagram page to write that with God, his dream will be achieved. “Without God I can do nothing but with Him I can do all things because He strengthens me. Join the wining team. By the grace of God, I am the next Governor of Enugu State.” When he initially declared his ambition, he revealed that he has the support of the immediate past Governor of Enugu State Sullivan Chime. “I just declared my intention to contest for the Governorship candidate of APC in Enugu State. It was heartwarming to receive the blessings of the immediate past Governor of Enugu State, His Excellency, Gov Sullivan Chime. To God be the glory,” he wrote.

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