ENDSARS Protests: Nigerian Army warns Revolutionary Elements To Desist From Anti-Democratic Acts.

The Nigerian Army has said it is ready to fully support the civil authority in whatever way they can to maintain law and order. Nigerian Army Headquarters also stated that troops are ready to deal with any unfavorable situation decisively. The Army directed all it’s officers and soldiers, never to have their attention diverted to those it called ‘anti-democratic forces and agents of disunity’. This declaration was included in a statement signed late last night by Col Sagir Musa, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, titled ‘Nigerian Army Remains Resolute to the Peace and Stability of the Nation’. It says, “The Nigerian Army (NA) wishes to reassure law-abiding citizens that it is highly committed to the sustenance of peace, security and defence of democracy in Nigeria. “As a responsible and law-abiding organisation, the Nigerian Army reaffirms its unalloyed loyalty and commitment to the President, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari and the Constitution of the Country. “The NA hereby warns all subversive elements and trouble makers to desist from such acts as it remains highly committed to defend the country and her democracy at all cost. “The NA is ready to fully support the civil authority in whatever capacity to maintain law and order and deal with any situation decisively. “All officers and men are directed never to be distracted by anti-democratic forces and agents of disunity.”

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BREAKING:Lagos lawmakers dare Ambode, orders PSP to resume work immediately

The Private Sector Partnership (PSP) officials in Lagos have been ordered by the state House of Assembly to resume work immediately across all local government areas and councils. The order was given by Mudashiru Obasa, the speaker of the House, on behalf of lawmakers on Thursday, October 17, during plenary. Lagos House of Assembly has ordered the 20 local governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state to call on the Private Sector Partnership (PSP) operators in their areas to go back to refuse collection and disposal with immediate effect. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode had earlier disengaged most of the PSP from operating in the state after the introduction of a new environmental initiative, through the Visionscape Sanitation Solution Limited, Vanguard reports. Mudashiru Obasa, the speaker of the House, giving the directive on Thursday, October 17, on behalf of the lawmakers during plenary, also ordered the clerk, Azeez Sanni, to invite the commissioner for the environment, Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti to appear before the House on the matter soon. This followed an urgent matter of public importance raised by Gbolahan Yishawu (Eti-Osa Constituency 1) on heaps of refuse scattered all over the state. According to Obasa, the state government should have consulted with the House on Visionscape before they started operation. He said: “We insist that we don’t know anything about Visionscape because we were not consulted before they started work. “We once wrote the Commissioner for Finance, Hon. Akinyemi Ashade not to pay Visionscape again and he would return any money he paid to them after our instruction to the coffers of the state government. We will go to that, when the time comes, but we have to do the needful now. “We are calling on the 20 local governments and 37 LCDAs in the state to have meetings with the PSP operators to go back to work and they should start paying them and make the residents to start paying the operators. We have to avoid epidemics and[…]

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