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Ododo says GYB is perfect fit as Buhari’s worthy successor

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A staunch supporter of the GYB2PYB agenda
Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo has alluded to
President Muhammadu Buhari’s assertion that the next president of Nigeria should be someone who can secure the country as an endorsement for Governor Yahaya Bello to succeed him.

Ododo while referring to the statement by President Buhari who spoke during a working visit to Maiduguri the Borno State capital, said it fits into the aspiration of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state to become the next president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

He stated this in Lokoja the Kogi state capital on Wednesday.

He noted that the monumental achievement of the Kogi state government under Bello in securing lives and property in the state is a clear demonstration of the mastery of both kinetic and non-kinetic instruments of national security by the Governor.

Ododo who described Bello as the best person for the job noting that it is only natural that GYB would replicate the same string of successes recorded in the provision of infrastructure and security in all parts of Kogi state at the national level when elected the President of Nigeria in 2023.

While commending President Buhari for the renewed efforts in the military offensive against bandits and insurgents across the country, he called on Nigerians to support the presidential aspiration of Governor Bello whom he said is the only man ready to throw his hat in the ring to address current security challenges and infrastructural development in the country.

This he said has been demonstrated through several projects like the construction of Ganaja flyover, Okene Reference Hospital and other health institutions across the state as well as road networks in the nooks and crannies of the state and security interventions one of which is the recent arrest of all 25 armed robbery suspects who attacked a bank in Egbe, Yagba West Local Government Area of the state.

Ododo who expressed delight over the position of President Buhari on the expectation of his successor urged Nigerians to vote for a presidential aspirant who has demonstrated the capacity to secure Nigeria in view of the strategic importance of security in national development.

He urged Nigerian youths to take up the challenge of securing the country by working for the realization of the presidential ambition of Bello come 2023.

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Touching story of Obi Cubana, wife

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When my wife was carrying my younger son Zillion in her womb, she asked me to promise her a gift when she puts to birth.

2months after, Zillion came.

A month later when I was sure she could go out with the baby, I took her to a big phone shop.

She had asked me for a particular phone.

My mother inlaw went with us. I didn’t know she was listening to our conversation with the dealer.

When she heard the price, her mood changed immediately. The front desk guys noticed it but couldn’t ask why.

Standing right there, I took my mind back to years ago when this woman was with me in an uncompleted building.

One night being our first day of washing clothes for people, we had finished this set of dresses and the owner asked us to deliver that same night.

We had not eaten since morning because the little money we had, we used it for buying of soap and starch.

We waited and eventually went to the man’s house at 9pm when he returned from work and handed the clothes to the wife.

She took it into their room.

1hour later, no one came out to see us. We waited and waited until the househelp finally came out and excitedly I felt she brought our money.

She approached me and said she wants to lock the door, they’re going to bed.

My wife was pregnant, she had not eaten and her stomach was beginning to hurt.

We got up, walked out and left their compound. They never paid us till today. It’s been a decade and yesterday evening I went to wash my car, lo and behold, the man who pleaded with me to park it in his own side so he could wash is the same man whom I washed dresses for and he refused to pay me till today.

He didn’t even know me.

I only introduced myself when I paid him and was driving out. Never seen a human statue but I think I saw a human being stand like one yesterday.

That night he did that to us, my wife and I trekked a distance going back because we didn’t have any money for byke.

Finally we saw one boy charging phones for people, my wife gave me her small Nokia phone for us to use and borrow money from that boy so we could eat.

The boy graciously gave us 1000naira and kept the phone. We never saw that phone again.

Back at the phone shop, I knew nothing could equal the price of her sacrifices. I brought out my card and gave them to pay for the phone.

Till we drove home, my mother inlaw didn’t say a word in the car. She was worried that her daughter just wasted my money.

She called her into the room and started complaining bitterly and my wife told her a little story about us.

She couldn’t hold back her tears and she came into my room to say thank you Inlaw.

When you have a wife that stood with you in your trying moments and she fought with you to conquer, the little you can do is appreciate her.

Show her you have not forgotten her love and sacrifices.

Several marriages hit the rocks during trying moments. If yours survived because your spouse had to stand with you, never take it for granted

– Obinna Iyiegbu (Obi Cubana

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Ododo celebrates Tinubu @ 72, Salutes his dedication to reviving Nigerias hope

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Kogi State Governor, Ahmed Usman Ododo has applauded the extraordinary dedication of President Bola Tinubu’s determination to stir up the hope of Nigerians in their country as he turns 72 today.

Special Adviser on Media to the Governor, Ismaila Isah in a statement said the governor joined other Nigerians to celebrate the achievements of President Tinubu and his unwavering commitment, wisdom, and leadership in steering Nigeria towards greater economic prosperity.
He added that the president has brought about significant improvement in the security of lives and property under very challenging circumstances.

Ododo described the President as a steadfast, determined, focused leader and a rare breed of democrat whose commitment to nation building has shaped the development of democratic institutions in Nigeria.

“Mr President as you mark your 72nd birthday today, I extend my warmest wishes on behalf of the government and people of Kogi State to you for your abiding faith in our county and for your love for our state.

“You have dedicated your life to the service of our great nation, demonstrating unwavering commitment, wisdom, and leadership.

“Your steadfast dedication to the welfare and progress of our country serves as an inspiration to us all.

“On this special day, we celebrate not only the milestones of your exceptional life but also your vision for a stronger and more prosperous Nigeria.

“Under your guidance, we shall continue to strive for unity, peace, and development, overcoming challenges and seizing opportunities for the growth and development of our country,” Governor Ododo said.

The Governor called on all Nigerians to reaffirm their collective commitment to building a nation that is inclusive, just, and prosperous under President Tinubu.
According to him, it is imperative for Nigerians to draw inspiration from the President’s leadership and work together towards a brighter future for the country.

Governor Ododo prayed for the grace of sound health, strength and protection upon the life of Mr. President in his efforts to rekindle hope in Nigeria through the reforms initiated under the Renewed Hope Agenda of his administration.

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Sankara describes Tinubu as a champion of democracy, rejoices with him @72

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The senator who represented Jigawa North West Senatorial District in the 7th and 9th Senate,
Danladi Sankara while rejoicing with President Bola Tinubu on the ocasion of his 72 birthday celebration has described him as a champion of Democracy.

In a statement issued on Thursday, Senator Sankara chronicled the struggles President Tinubu made with other Nigerians in enthroning democracy in Nigeria in 1999.
“Most of the years spent by President Tinubu before becoming President in May 2023, have been spent on the struggle to enthrone social justice and workable democaracy in Nigeria”, he said .
“President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has impacted indelibly in the annals of history of political development of Nigeria
“We salute him today on the historic occasion of his 72nd birthday”. he said.

He appealed to Nigerians to support the federal government in its efforts to stabilize the nation’s economy for sustainable progress and development.

“Economic reforms for true national development require mass enlightenment and support of the people to achieve the desired objectives.
“Government should involve and carry along all stakeholders and the people at local levels in the process of policy implementation for maximum impact and benefit to the nation”, he added

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