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Makurdi—The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Makurdi Zonal Office, yesterday, charged the Chairman, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, Guma Local Government Area, LGA, section, Elizabeth Akaa for supposed N9million misrepresentation. Akaa was summoned under the watchful eye of a Makurdi High Court directed by Justice Morris Ikpambese on a one-check charge over supposed break of trust, deceptive nature and misappropriation of the said whole having a place with NULGE Guma section. Peruse ALSO:Suspected herders assault Benue lady in her ranch, slash off arm Vanguard assembled that inconvenience began for Mrs. Akaa, when the EFCC got a request dated 25th April, 2019 by concerned staff of Guma LGA, name retained, who affirmed that she occupied monies having a place with perished staff to her girl’s financial balance. Applicant had claimed that Mrs. Akaa was a signatory to NULGE Guma branch account yet as opposed to working this record for authentic exchanges, favored utilizing her organization’s record for such purposes. She was asserted to have marked installment vouchers and got money reasonings from staff pay which should be transmitted to expired staff relatives as a feature of pay for the loss of their individuals. Some portion of the charges recorded against her by the indicting counsel, Mr. Chia Yakua, read “that you, Elizabeth Akaa somewhere in the range of 2016 and 2018 being depended with N27.097million, as the Chairman of NULGE Guma part committed Breach of Trust by insincerely abusing the whole of N9million and in this manner submitted an offense culpable under area 313 of the Penal Code Law of Benue (CAP)124 (Revised Edition) Laws of Benue State 2004.” She argued not blameworthy to the charge while the indicting counsel mentioned for a preliminary date, and furthermore requested that the court remand her in the Makurdi remedial focus. Be that as it may, direction to respondent, Otache Bako
PDP Reacts To Dethronement of Sanusi As Emir of Kano
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called the dethronement of Emir Muhammad Sanusi II, by the Kano state government a huge political blunder.
The PDP in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, stated that the timing of the action is worrisome.
The statement read: “The PDP however calls for calm and circumspection from all quarters, especially, given the security and political stability concerns in our nation.”
Recall that the State Government dethroned Muhammad Sanusi II over what it described as disrespect of lawful instructions from Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State and other lawful authorities.
Just few hours after he was removed, a new Emir, Aminu Ado Bayero, was immediately appointed by the state government as the 15th Emir of Kano to replace Sanusi.
The Peoples Democratic Party further noted the deposition of Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government at a time that the nation is battling worsening insecurity challenges shows the insensitivity and poor appraisal of core national stability issues by the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration.
The PDP, however called for calm and circumspection from all quarters, especially, given the security and political stability concerns in the nation
Women Exchange Blows Over Toilet Roll As Coronavirus Causes Shortage
A video has surfaced online showing the moment three women physically assaulted each other over a pack of toilet rolls as Coronavirus causes shortage.
The incident, according to reports, happened in Australia as citizens of the country are stocking up on supplies just in case the worst happens and it is leading to altercations.
The video shows one of the women with a trolley stacked with packs of toilet rolls in a shopping centre and the other woman wanted only one pack but she wouldn’t agree.
As she also desperately needed some of the scarce product, she insisted to get one at all cost, resulting in an altercation and physical attacks.
The Australian police have charged the women over the fight.
More than 102 000 people have been infected and the death toll keeps increasing by the day.
Former President Obasanjo Speaks On Removal Of Sanusi As Emir of Kano
A former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has broken his silence following the dethronement of Sanusi as the Emir of Kano. Recall that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje-led governement on Monday dethroned Sanusi as Emir of Kano for being disrespectful to lawful authorities.
Reacting, Obasanjo in a statement he personally signed on Monday, said Sanusi’s dethronment was good and bad. According to him, the dethronment is good because Sanusi has paid the price.
The statement, which was shared by Senator Dino Melaye on Twitter reads, “I woke up this morning and after my morning exercise and meeting with my staff, I heard the sad and good news of your removal by the Executive Counicl of the Kano State Government.
“It is sad because it is underserved, it is good because you have paid the price. My prayer is that God should give you the fortitude and the courage to continue in the path that you have chosen for yourself in the best interest of our country and humanity.
“Please accept, Your Royal Highness the assurance of my highest consideration.”
Meanwhile, one of the sons of late Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero, Aminu Ado Bayero was immediatemy named as the 15th Fulani Emir of the state.