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2023: ‘Peter Obi Not Worth 10 Kobo’ – Governor Sule

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Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has dismissed the chances of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, in next year’s election.

The Governor also rejected polls that put Peter Obi ahead of the All Progressives Congress’ (APC), Bola Tinubu and the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.

Sule claimed that the criticisms of Obi, who was a former governor of Anambra State, by the current Governor, Charles Soludo, had devalued Obi as a presidential candidate to less than 10 kobo.

He made the statement on Wednesday during his appearance on Channels Television’s Politics Today programme.

Sule said, “Today, the current governor of Anambra State where Peter Obi was governor is the right person who will tell what has happened during the period of Peter Obi.

“Today, I’m in a better position to tell you what Tanko Al-Makura did compared to what we see on the pages of newspapers, because I have the files and numbers in front of me.

“So, if you go to Anambra, look at what governor of Anambra (is saying). They were in the same party. It’s not that they changed parties. It’s Peter Obi that changed parties but it’s the same All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).

“So, if you go and see what he is saying today about Peter Obi, you will not buy Peter Obi for 10 kobo.”

“Now, do you have the same with Asiwaju (Tinubu) and the governors who came after him in Lagos? Is Lagos better looking today than Anambra? Is the economy of Lagos better today than Anambra? It’s like day and night. There is no comparison,” he said.

 

 

 

 

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Osun: PDP Govs Congratulate Sen. Adeleke, Pledges Unconditional Support

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The Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), have congratulated Sen. Ademola Adeleke on his inauguration as Governor of Osun State.

The forum also pledged unconditional support for Senator Adeleke throughout his tenure.

Chairman, PDP Governors’ Forum and Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal in a statement by the Director-General, Hon. C.I.D. Maduabum said Senator Adeleke’s July 2022 victory at the polls was a testimony to the gallant efforts, hard work, teamwork, skillful campaigns, efficient resource allocation, openness, and humility exhibited over the years.

It recalled that “at the campaigns, he concentrated on issues that mattered most to Osun people and they, in turn, responded in kind with their votes, bestowing on him and the PDP an earth-shaking victory of historic proportions.”

The statement said “this proves once again that God’s time is the best. He chooses the time and the place.

“This mandate has all the trapping of the love and prayers of the people. The PDP – GF looks forward to a very engaging and prosperous first tenure for Governor Adeleke and enjoins all the people of the state to continue to pray for him, and support him with their undiluted loyalty, as his heart is full of love and concern for their wellbeing.

“Today, the path has been cleared and the light of progress is shining on Osun State. It is now time for the “People’s governor” a man so much loved by the people, to settle down to develop a roadmap for the rapid development of Osun State. The State deserves the best”.

The Forum assured the people of Osun State that the PDP will not disappoint them.

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Video: Ademola Adeleke Sworn-in As 6th Elected Osun Gov

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Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been sworn-in as the 6th elected Governor of Osun State on Sunday morning.

At exactly 11:54am, Adeleke became the governor of Osun State after he was administered the oaths of allegiance and office by the State’s Chief Judge, Justice Oyebola Adepele-Ojo before a mammoth crowd of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members, supporters and guests from all walks of life.

Justice Adepele-Ojo also administered the oaths on the new Deputy Governor, Prince Kola Adegboyega Adewusi.

The swearing-in ceremony was attended by dignitaries, including the Presidential Candidate of the PDP and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, his wife, Titi, his running mate, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Governors of Akwa Ibom, Sokoto, Bayelsa States and the minority leader of the House of Representatives, Ndidi Elumelu.

It was also graced by traditional rulers led by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi.

Meanwhile, the Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has reversed the name of the State from “State of Osun” to “Osun State” and also reversed its appellation from “The State of the Virtues” to “The State of the Living Spring”.

Adeleke also reversed all appointments made by the immediate past governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, effective from July 7th, 2022.

Governor Adeleke ordered that all government bank accounts be frozen.

He also stated that all actions of the Oyetola administration from July 17th will be revisited.

 

 

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(Video): Davido Makes First Public Appearance At Uncle, Ademola Adeleke’s Inauguration

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Popular Nigerian singer, Davido has made his first public appearance since the demise of his three-year-old son, Ifeanyi Adeleke.

The singer is in Osun state for the inauguration of his uncle and governor-elect, Ademola Adeleke as the next governor of the state.

 

The music star had been grieving the loss of his son as he became inactive on social media platforms and avoided public events.

However, the singer seemed to be over the loss as he joined family and friends in preparation for the inauguration of his uncle, Ademola.

In a series of photos posted by his aide, Israel DMW on Instagram, Davido could be seen in the company of his crew donning a sky blue agbada and putting on a dark shade glasses.

Israel DMW captioned the pictures, “OGA, NO GO EVER MINUS. WE OUTSIDE. @adeleke_01 OSUN STATE GOVERNOR.

 

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