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#EndSARS: FCTA To Compensate For Vehicles, Properties Destroyed By Hoodlums

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.as Apo Mechanic traders  lost over N200m worth of cars, merchandise..

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory [FCT] Malam Muhammadu Musa Bello, said a committee will be constituted to ensure proper collation of all vehicles and property destroyed and compensation would be paid adequately.

Bello stated this yesterday when he paid a solidarity and fact finding mission to Apo Mechanic village as well as Dutse Alhaji in Bwari Local Government Area  in Abuja,..

He also appealed to  residents of Apo Mechanic village, Gudu in Abuja Municipal Area  Council [AMAC] not to allow external forces to divide them  but to strive and live together in peace.

According to the Minister,  ‘’Don’t allow external forces to divide us, a  committee is being worked out by this Ministry to ensure proper collation of all vehicles and property destroyed and compensation would be paid adequately’’.

It would be recalled,  the EndSARS protesters were attacked by hoodlums on Tuesday and Wednesday this week when they took their protests to these parts of the territory.

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The attackers maimed, killed and set ablaze car marts that resulted to the burning of several cars and properties but took the prompt action of security agencies to stop the mayhem the following day.

He said that his administration held a security meeting with stakeholders drawn from across board to ascertain the level of damages before setting up a committee will ensure full payments of compensations to victims across board.

Also speaking at the event, the Minister of state, FCT Dr. Ramatu Tiijani Aliyu urge residents of Apo to stop further violence and give peace a chance.

Aliyu noted, ‘’We are here on solidarity visit to express our deep heart felt for all that happened following the destructions that took place here on Tuesday and Wednesday this week, we share your grief, but we are begging you to let us come together again as one, all of us are here in the FCT to look for what to eat not what will divide us, by the grace of God, the administration has already put in place efforts to compensate those that lost one thing or the others’’.

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‘’As a mother, I have come to beg you to let us remain one, we must help government by maintaining peace so that we can all benefit from the dividends of democracy, we must be united as one cause Abuja has brought us together as one.

Responding, the Chairman, Apo Traders Association, Mr. John Chimeze Ife, informed the Ministers that over N200 million worth of vehicles and properties were lost to the hoodlums.

‘’Sir, I must painfully say that we have lost not less than N200 million worth of cars and properties to the hoodlums who came from nowhere to attack us, we never belong to the EndSARS protesters, we have been here for very long time, we are  peaceful people and we will remain so’.

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According to him, ‘’We are using this opportunity to plead to FCT administration to give us better place to build our mechanic village so that we can also fence it appropriately to avoid disasters like this’’.

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Breaking: EFCC Chairman, Bawa, Slumps While Speaking In Aso Rock

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Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, Thursday slumped at a programme at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Bawa was speaking on the importance of digital identification in commemoration of the National Identity Day when he suddenly became emotional, attributing his demeanour to the death of a staff of the commission. adsbygoogle || []).push({});

He, however, did not give details of the identity of the staff.

Shortly after he said he couldn’t continue his speech and then walked off the stage, sat in his chair and slumped.

The EFCC boss was then immediately rushed out of the hall, accompanied by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Mr Isa Pantami.

Later, Mr Pantami returned to the hall and said he was now in a stable condition.

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Buni Mourns Victims Of Unfortunate Air Strike, Assures lnvestigation of lncident

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The Yobe state Governor Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has, directed his Special Adviser on Security Affairs, to liaise with the Nigeria Air-force and the  Multi National Joint Task Force, to look into the unfortunate Air strike.

Buni given the directive when he Send the commiserated with families of those who lost their lives in the unfortunate Air strike  on Buhari village in Yunusari local government area of the state.

In a statement signed and issue by Mamman Mohammed,DG, Press and Media Affairs.which was made available to Aljazirahnews in Damaturu the yobe state capital, said although it could have been an accident or mistaken target, but government will join hands with the security agencies to unravel the root cause of the incident.

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According to the statement “Government will work closely with the security forces especially the Nigeria Airforce to establish what actually happened” Governor Buni assured.

“This is very important and necessary for us to guard against future occurance and to safeguard the lives of our people.”

Governor Buni also assured the preparedness of his administration to work with all security forces to ensure the safety of the state.

Meanwhile, the governor has directed government hospitals in Geidam and Damaturu to offer free medical services to those who sustained injuries from the air strike.

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Similarly, the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has been directed to provide relief materials to cater for the immediate needs of the families of the deceased persons and other members of the community.

Recall that at least Ten people were killed and more then 20 seriously injured as a result of aerial bombardment by yet to be ascertained jet on market day.

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Governor Bala Suspends Executive Secretary Pilgrim Board Over Alleged Corruption

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The Bauchi state Governor,  Senator Bala Mohammed, has approved the suspension of the Executive Secretary of the Bauchi state Muslim pilgrims welfare Board, Alhaji Abubakar Babangida Tafida.

This is contained in a statement signed and issued by the special adviser media and publicity Muktari Gidado.

The statement further said that the suspension which was communicated to the executive Secretary in a latter signed by the Secretary to the state government Dated the 14 of September was with immediate effect.

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The suspended executive Secretary was directed to handover the affairs of the Board to the most senior office in the Board pending the outcome of an investigation that has been instituted by government into the affairs of the Board.

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