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Nigerians Slam Remi Tinubu For Calling Woman Thug

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Nigerians Slam Remi Tinubu For Calling Woman Thug

Nigerians have taken to social media to slam the Senator representing Lagos Central, Remi Tinubu, for calling a woman a thug during the public hearing of the constitutional review held yesterday (Wednesday, May 26, 2021).

The Cable reports that the lawmaker was involved in a shouting match with some Nigerians who attended the event at the Marriot Hotel in Lagos.

Tinubu is leading the Senate Committee on Review of the 1999 Constitution in the South-West.

It was reported that residents queued to register before they were allowed into the venue of the event.

However, when the state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, came in through the back door, the front door was shut and the registration closed.

Those who were yet to register were said to have stayed in the queue, protesting their exclusion from the event.

Some lawmakers from Oyo State, who passed the queue and were about to be ushered into the programme, were allegedly followed by some residents, causing a commotion.

Tinubu was said to have shown up at the backdoor to allow the lawmakers in.

However, a woman, who reportedly complained about being denied entry, was said to have decried the partial treatment and voiced out her frustration.

The senator, after beckoning on her and two others, reportedly called the woman a thug for speaking too loud.

The remark was said to have caused an altercation between Tinubu and those who heard her.

Tinubu’s remark on the woman has also triggered her critics, who then took to social media to tag her as unruly.

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Ganduje Urges More Women to Come into Politics

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Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has pledged to support more women aspiring for political offices in 2023
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has pledged to support more women aspiring for political offices in 2023, saying that more women are needed in the mainstream political sphere.
Ganduje made the pledge on Monday evening at an interactive session with newsmen, as part of activities to mark the Nation’s Democracy Day.
He said that the ruling party in the state, APC, had previously supported women with political ambition.
He said ”Although the party made it open and free for female contestants to obtain registration forms for various positions, they had ceased the opportunity.”
”But despite their failure to make it to their aspired positions, the administration compensated most of them with political appointments,” he said.
The Ganduje administration, apart from giving women a lot of political appointments in the state, it reshuffled the state Civil Service and increased the number of women in public and political offices.

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Abdussamad Dasuki: I’m Not Interested In Becoming Sokoto Governor

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Abdussamad Dasuki: I'm Not Interested In Becoming Sokoto Governor

The Sokoto State Commissioner for Finance, Abdussamad Dasuki said he was not interested in contesting for the state gubernatorial position in 2023.

Dasuki stated this on Monday on a radio station, where he spoke on the achievements of the state governor, Aminu Tambuwal, as part of activities marking Democracy Day.

The commissioner, while responding to the question on whether he would contest in the state gubernatorial election in 2023, stated that he should be counted out of the race.

He said, “I am not in the race. Please count me out of the 2023 governorship contest. I am privileged to be given an important assignment as a commissioner by Governor Tambuwal to reposition the state’s finance and ensure its judicious application for the benefit of the people of Sokoto. I am focused on that assignment and will not be distracted by 2023 politics.”

Dasuki, who noted that his ministry was saddled with the task of guarding the state treasury and working towards ensuring Sokoto State was financially healthy and prosperous, said the state government had strengthened the economy of the state, sanitized the payroll system, plugged loopholes, and repositioned the state finances.

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PDP Set To Regain Power 2023 – Gov. Tambuwal

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PDP Set To Regain Power 2023 - Gov. Tambuwal

State governors under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have pledged to provide the needed platform for the party to return to power at the federal level in 2023.

The Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum and Governor of Sokoto State, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, on Sunday made the pledge at a state banquet, organized by the Akwa-Ibom State government, ahead of the forum meeting in Uyo.

Tambuwal said that the PDP governors would not disappoint Nigerians who are looking up to them to actualize their yearnings for the party to return to power in 2023.

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“These star-studded leaders of PDP governors in their respective states and political generals are determined by the grace of God through your prayers, support, and cooperation, to rescue Nigeria.

“It is a task that we must accomplish to the glory of God and his glory alone.

“God on our side, we are determined as leaders, to provide that platform for the emergence of another PDP leadership in this country, come 2023,” Tambuwal said.

He urged all citizens, especially religious leaders, to continue to pray for the country, especially over the security situation in the country.

“We need prayers. God is always there for His people and will never be tired of Nigeria for His glory,” Tambuwal added.

Earlier in his remarks, Gov. Emmanuel Udom, welcoming the PDP governors to the state, told them that their people did not make mistakes in electing them to represent them.

Udom described the PDP governors as leaders with characters and charisma.

People’s Democratic Party National Legal Adviser, Emmanuel Enoidem, speaking on behalf of the PDP National Working Committee (NWC), said the PDP governors are making the party proud with their performances in their respective states.

“Today, if there is any hope of democracy in Nigeria, it has come from the PDP governors because of their excellent performance in their states,” he said.

Enoidem advised the PDP governors to sustain those efforts to foster development in Nigeria.

He said that though the responsibilities ahead are enormous, PDP governors must continue to work together to rise to the challenges facing the country.

PDP governors at the event were those of Akwa-Ibom, Adamawa, Delta, Enugu, Rivers, Taraba, Sokoto, Bayelsa, Edo, and the deputy governor of Zamafara State.

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