Govs, meet AGF on financial autonomy for legislature, judiciary

Governor Aminu Tambuwal

Governors of the 36 states of the country have set up a legal committee to engage the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) on the implications of the recently signed Executive Order, 2020 that granted financial autonomy to state legislature and judiciary. The committee, which comprises Governors Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto), Simon Lalong (Plateau) and Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo), was mandated to examine the implications of the financial autonomy on governance at the sub-national level. The order, which was signed by President Muhammadu Buhari last…

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Insecurity: Tambuwal inaugurates SCPAC

Governor Aminu Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal yesterday inaugurated the State Community Policing Advisory Committee, SCPAC, inside the Council Chambers of Government House, Sokoto. Speaking at the ceremony, Tambuwal thanked the Police Force for its effort in protecting lives and property of the citizenry and for initiating the state community policing advisory committee, saying that the creation would go a long way in solving many problems in the country. The governor also explained that the state government and security agencies in the state have cordial working relationship with the aim of achieving the…

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COVID-19: Sokoto records 3 deaths –Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has announced the death of three COVID-19 patients in the state. Tambuwal disclosed this in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Malam Muhammad Bello. The governor noted that all the three victims had history of other diseases such as diabetes, asthma, and high blood pressure. The state’s Chairman of the Taskforce Committee on COVID-19, Dr. Muhammad Ali Inname had, on Monday, confirmed eight new cases of the coronavirus, which took to 10, the total number of infected persons…

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Ramadan: Sokoto warns against gathering during Tafsir, Tarawih prayers

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Sokoto State government yesterday warned against public gatherings during public preachings (Tafsir and Tarawih) and voluntary night prayers in the month of Ramadan. Governor Aminu Tambuwal, who gave the warning while receiving a situation report from the Task Force Committee on COVID-19 in the state, also announced a ban of all international border markets across the state. According to him, the measure was to checkmate the spread of yhe COVID-19 pandemic in the state. The state government warned against assembling people during public preachings and voluntary night vigil prayers intheRamadanfastingperiod.…

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We’ll end Buhari’s rule-by-proxy in 2019 – Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Tambuwal

PDP governors consult presidential aspirants   Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, said the situation where the country is run by proxy would not be acceptable after May 2019. This is even as the former Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi said PDP was victorious at the Port Harcourt National Convention that produced the party’s presidential candidate in Port Harcourt, Rivers State and not an individual. The duo who were presidential aspirants at the convention spoke yesterday when they received PDP governors, led by Bayelsa State governor, Seriake…

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We’ll end Buhari’s rule by proxy in 2019 – Tambuwal

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Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal said the situation where the country is run by proxy would not be acceptable after May 2019. This is even as the former Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi said PDP was victorious at the Port Harcourt National Convention that produced the party’s presidential candidate in Port Harcourt, Rivers State and not an individual. The duo who were aspirants at the convention spoke yesterday when they received PDP governors led by Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson on a reconciliation mission. The committee,…

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Tambuwal congratulates Atiku, pledges support

Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal and former President of the Senate, David Mark, have congratulated the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for picking the party’s presidential ticket. Tambuwal and Mark contested against Atiku in last weekend’s PDP presidential primary in Port Harcourt. The Sokoto State governor in a statement noted that Atiku’s emergence was a testament to the fact that the PDP is now a reformed party and has sent a strong signal about the party’s resolve to bring about the desired national transformation…

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Tambuwal’s blueprint’ll transform Nigeria, campaign organisation

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Ahead of today’s presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, the campaign organisation of Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, has declared he has the blueprint to transform the country. The Director General of the organisation, Dr. Mike Omeri, who addressed journalists yesterday in Port Harcourt said based on Tambuwal’s deep understanding of the challenges confronting the country and having met critical stakeholders across the country, he has a blue print that will benefit Nigerians if given the chance to serve. Omeri, who…

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Why PDP delegates should vote Tambuwal — Campaign Spokesman

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The Spokesman of the Tambuwal Presidential Campaign Organization, Dr Okey Ikechukwu, has said that Nigeria’s best chance of a president that can unite Nigeria, restore a sense of community and give the nation 21st Century leadership is governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He made this remark during an interactive session with journalists. He said Tambuwal has better credentials than other aspirants in the PDP as well as President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC. “First, he has…

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PHOTOS: Saraki, Tambuwal, Dogara, others storm INEC office over Osun election

Leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party are currently protesting against the outcome of the Osun State Governorship election at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Abuja. PDP leaders including Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and the national chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, led the protesters to the commission after they had earlier converged at the national headquarters of the PDP in Abuja. Among the protesters are Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State; former Niger State Governor and…

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