Tambuwal to corps members: Be good ambassadors

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Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has charged the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members not to allow themselves to be used by anyone to settle political, religious or tribal differences detrimental to their wellbeing. The governor made the call yesterday at the passing out ceremony of 2019 Batch A corps members who served in the state. He said their painstaking contributions in the socio-economic development of the state, particularly in the areas of healthcare, agriculture, social service, rural infrastructure and education would be forever cherished by the government and good…

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PDP govs’ll back Ihedioha to reclaim mandate –Tambuwal

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Incoming Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum, Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal said the forum will render every assistance to the sacked Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha, to reclaim his mandate at the Supreme Court. Ihedioha is scheduled to file an appeal before the Supreme Court for the review of the apex court’s judgement of January 14 that nullified his election. Tambuwal, who spoke to journalists in Abuja, yesterday, said the PDP Governors’ Forum is in support of his move to seek the reversal of the judgement. “I…

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S’Court review: PDP govs’ll back Ihedioha’s reclaim mandate – Tambuwal

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Incoming Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum, Aminu Tambuwal has said the Forum will render every assistance to the sacked Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha to reclaim his mandate at the Supreme Court. Ihedioha has already filed an appeal before the Supreme Court for the review of the apex court’s judgement of January 14 that nullified his election. Tambuwal, who spoke to journalists in Abuja, said the PDP Governors’ Forum is in support of his move to seek the reversal of the judgement. “I can confirm to…

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Tambuwal: I’ll sustain working relationship with security agencies

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Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, yesterday promised to sustain a good working relationship with security agencies in the state. The governor said he appreciated the synergy between the security agencies, which he said had resulted in the improvement of security situation in the state. Governor Tambuwal spoke while receiving Chief of Training and Operations, Defence Headquarters, Abuja, Major-General Leo Irabor, who paid him a courtesy visit at Government House, Sokoto. He said the state government had for long been working closely with members of the armed forces for the maintenance…

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Tambuwal redeploys permanent secretaries

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has approved the redeployment of permanent secretaries in the state civil service. Those affected by the exercise include Sani Garba Shuni, Muh’d Mainasara Ahmad, Abubakar Muhammad, Musa M. Gobir and Muázu Suleiman, who had been moved to the Ministries of Works, Basic and Secondary Education, Health, Information aTambuwalnd Establishment, respectively. This was contained in a statement signed by Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the Sokoto State Governor, Muhammad Bello. Also posted to the Ministries of Water Resources, Finance, Science and Technology, Culture and Tourism,…

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Tambuwal appoints Bello as spokesman

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Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has appointed Muhammad Bello as Special Adviser on Media and Publicity. The appointment was contained in a statement by the immediate past Director-General, Media and Public Affairs and now a Permanent Secretary, Malam Abubakar Shekara, yesterday in Sokoto. The statement said Bello, 51, is a 1994 Sociology graduate from Bayero University, Kano. He also holds Masters degree in Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies from Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja. Prior to his appointment, Bello, a journalist of over 20 years, was a former District…

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Tambuwal congratulates lawmakers over release of abducted member

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Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, yesterday congratulated the state House of Assembly on the release of the member representing Dange Shuni Constituency; Aminu Magaji Bodai, who was recently abducted by bandits in the state. The governor assured the people that government was taking measures of addressing the security challenges confronting the state. Governor Tambuwal also thanked members of the House for their commitment to peaceful coexistence in the state, which he said would no doubt engender development and growth in the state. He explained that now that politics was over,…

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Tambuwal visits IBB, describes him as patriot

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Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, yesterday described former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), as a “patriotic Nigerian and a leader who served the country meritoriously.” Tambuwal spoke when he and Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, visited IBB at the TopHill Mansion, to felicitate with him on his 78th birthday in Minna. The Sokoto State governor described the former military president as a “statesman and a leader who touched many lives with many programmes. “I am here to identify with him on his birthday and to pray to almighty Allah to…

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Tambuwal urges NASS to consider electoral reforms

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Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has called on the leadership and members of the National Assembly (NASS) to consider electoral reforms and constitutional amendment. “As a matter of urgency NASS should consider starting the process of electoral reforms and constitutional amendments in the interest of the nation,” Tambuwal pleaded. The governor made the plea yesterday in Sokoto when he received the EU Ambassador and Head of delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Mr. Ketil Karsen, who visited him in Government House. Tambuwal said that the process would, no doubt, ensure…

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Tambuwal woos UK investors on extractive industries

  Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State yesterday appealed to investors in the United Kingdom to invest in the extractive industries in the state. Tambuwal made the appeal when he received the British High Commissioner in Nigeria, Catriona Laing on a courtesy visit to Government House Sokoto. Tambuwal was hopeful that the partnership between UK and Sokoto state would boost the exploitation of the rich natural endowments of the state. He harped on the need for more engagement between the state government and the UK for the attainment of the…

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