By Gabriel Ewepu
The Cross River State Authorities has disclosed the nomination of Founder and Chief Govt Officer, Santuscom Agro – hub Funding Nigeria Restricted, Chief Ofana Paul Santus, for ‘Meals Hero’ Award 2020.
This was said in a letter signed by the Cross River State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ntufam Owuna, with topic ‘Nomination for Meals Hero Award’, explaining why the State Authorities determined to appoint Ofana as recipient of the Award, and can be conferred with it on Friday December 18, 2020, in Calabar, the state capital metropolis.
In keeping with Ntufam, his (Ofana) nomination was as results of opinion ballot carried out by stakeholders and management of farmers within the state.
He additionally described the Award as historic following the assertion of America’s third President on August 23, 1785, Thomas Jefferson, as saying “Farmers are crucial residents”, therefore the award is nicely deserved.
He stated: “We’re happy to tell you that you’ve been nominated for the ‘Meals Hero Award’ by farmers in Cross River State.
“Your nomination was profitable throughout the opinion ballot carried out by stakeholders and the management of farmers in Cross River State. The opinion ballot was based mostly on three variables-impact on livelihood of farmers in Cross River State; being a sensible farmer; and employment era by Agriculture.
“This Award is vital and historic to buttress the purpose raised on 23 August 1785 by the third American President, Thomas Jefferson that “Farmers are crucial residents”.
In related growth, the Commissioner disclosed that top level of the Award evening would be the unveiling of ‘Miss Agriculture Nigeria Pageant’.
“The excessive level of this Award would be the ‘Miss Agriculture Nigeria Pageant’ geared toward producing a queen that might advocate for youth inclusiveness in Agriculture, mobilization of Nigerian youths in elevated participation Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship.
“The principle idea is Agropreneurship for livelihood enhancement and making agriculture engaging to the youths, in an effort to discourage social vices and youth restiveness”, he stated.
Pastor Adeboye Celebrates 40 Years As RCCG Common Overseer
Pastor Enoch Adeboye is celebrating 40 years as head of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) worldwide on Thursday.
Adeboye who was ordained a pastor of the church in 1977, turned basic overseer in 1981.
He succeeded the late Papa Akindayomi as a younger college lecturer.
He was previously a arithmetic professor on the College of Lagos.
He began working with the founding father of RCCG by translating his sermons from Yoruba to the English language.
Celebrating him, his son Leke Adeboye shared a photograph on Instagram with the inscription “Celebrating 40 years on the prime”.
Regardless of changing into the church’s chief at a time it was not well-known, Adeboye, 78, has expanded it to about 200 international locations, together with greater than 14 million branches in Nigeria.
Buhari Reappoints Usman As NPA MD, Names Ahmad As TCN Board Chairman
Hadiza Bala Usman has gotten President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval to proceed as Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).
Buhari gave the approval for the renewal of her appointment for added five-year tenure.
This was disclosed in an announcement by Femi Adesina, Particular Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity,) in Abuja, on Thursday.
It knowledgeable that the president has additionally accepted the reconstitution of the Non-Government Board of the NPA, with Mr Emmanuel Olajide Adesoye (from South-west zone) as Chairman.
Different members of the Board are; Prince Ekenyem Nwafor-Orizu (South-East zone), Akinwunmi Ricketts (South-South zone), Ghazali Mohammed Mijinyawa (North-East zone), Mustapha Amin Dutse (North-West zone), and Abdulwahab Adesina (North-Central zone).
President Buhari has equally accepted Board members for the Transmission Firm of Nigeria (TCN), who will oversee the choice of a brand new Managing Director for the organisation.
They’re; Muhammad Okay. Ahmad, OON, (Chairman), Chief Henry Okolo, Imamudden Talba, Ambassador Usman Sarki, Ali Haruna, Engr Simeone Atakulu, Zubaida Mahey Rasheed, Dr Mustapha Abiodun Akinkunmi, Engr Oladele Amoda, and Dr Nkiru Balonwu.
Different members of the TCN Board are; Representatives of Ministry of Finance, Finances and Nationwide Planning, Ministry of Energy, Bureau for Public Enterprise, FGN Energy Firm Restricted, and Government Administration of TCN.
Hunters’ll expose Yorubas who collude with herders to kidnap, kill individuals in South-West — Oba Ajijola Anabi
Ola Ajayi, Ibadan
THE Nationwide President of Soludero Hunters Affiliation, Oba Wahab Nureni Ajijola Anabi has mentioned he and different hunters will quickly expose Yoruba who helps Fulani herders in kidnapping and killing of harmless individuals within the South-West zone of the nation.
He mentioned this whereas talking in a phone interview with Vanguard on Thursday in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State.
He mentioned this simply as he referred to as on the management of Myetti Allah within the state, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar Jiji to name his males who stay in an deserted constructing at Jericho space of Ibadan to order.
Ajijola mentioned residents within the space had referred to as the hunters for assist.
Based on him, residents in Jericho space of Ibadan have been calling saying Fulani males in giant quantity have occupied the deserted constructing and that their ungodly actions are scaring residents of the realm.
“I need to commend Sunday Adeyemo aka Igboho for his bravery however he ought to soft-pedal a bit. I do know he issued the ultimatum because of the evils that the herders had carried out to our individuals in Ibarapa North Native Authorities space and different elements of the South West. However, it’s not all Fulani which might be unhealthy”.
“We now have found that a number of Yoruba individuals are conniving with them to perpetuate the evils they unleash on our individuals. Inside three months, we hunters will comb all of the forests and produce these evil males out”.
“We’ll expose all of them together with the Yoruba who function their companions in crime. Fulani herders can’t kidnap and succeed if there isn’t a insider’s enter. Simply give us three months, we are going to expose all of them”.
“We enchantment to Yoruba to allow us to embrace these Hausa and Fulani who’ve been exceptionally good. We now have been dwelling with them for ages. There have been inter-ethnic marriages between them and Yoruba. These Fulani have turn out to be our individuals; they don’t seem to be those inflicting mayhem.”
“Allow us to stay peaceable. We’ll go into the bush, smoke them out and guarantee we’re all secure. There isn’t any trigger for alarm. We must always not kill or combat with anybody. We will settle the difficulty with persistence and understanding”, he mentioned.
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