The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has deployed a joint team of security operatives from the Police, Army, NSCDC, immigration, DSS and other security Agencies to the streets, roads and junction in Owerri and some other parts of the state.
Okorocha termed the deployment which has caused panic in the state as “Christmas Show Of Force.”
Okorocha Launches “Christmas Show Of Force” To Counter “Occupy Imo”- Opposition
According to the Imo State Police Commissioner, Chief Chris Okey Ezike who was represented by the Command Public Relations Officer SP Andrew Enwerem, “the exercise is to reassure the residents of the state, especially those that will be coming for the festive period that the security Agencies are ready and eager to make the yuletide a hitch-free one.”
However, Opposition Parties have stated that the deployment was simply to counter the planned protest over bad governance in the state which was tagged as “Occupy Imo” by the civil society and human right organizations today.
Atiku Abubakar Is Not A Threat To Democracy But Believes In The Rule Of Law – Paul Ibe
The Presidential Candidate for the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the last Nigeria Presidential Election, Atiku Abubakar recently states that he saw a signal to be arrested, NIGERIA NEWS reports.
However, Atiku media spokesperson, Paul Ibe states this on Sunday.
Besides, the accusation of Atiku about the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC conduct of the election, he is tagged to be a threat to the current administration.
His Spokesperson is quoted saying, “I wish to emphatically state that such a statement did not emanate from Atiku Abubakar or his privies.
“It is the work of mischief makers who want to mar his spotless pro-democratic record and lay the groundwork for their threatened actions against him on false charges of being a threat to national security.
“For the avoidance of doubt, Atiku Abubakar believes in the rule of law and in the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In his almost four decades in politics, he has never taken action or spoken words against democracy and will not start now.
“Atiku Abubakar and his team have confidence in God and thus call on those bent on mischief to have the fear of God and retrace their steps.
Ibe then finally stated that:
“Democracy has come to stay in Nigeria. The culture of fear being created now cannot rein in our democracy. Nigeria and Nigerians have a consistent history of outlasting tyranny and will continue to do so by the grace of God.”
Breaking: Gorilla Swallows N6.8 Million At Kano Zoological Garden
The Governor of Kano, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje instruct with the immediate effect, the State Anti-Corruption Commission to query the issue of the alleged missing of the sum of 6.8 million naira made by the Zoological Garden in the state. It was proclaimed that Gorilla swallows the whole sum, NIGERIA NEWS reports.
According to the report gathered, the missing money was proclaimed to have been swallowed by the Gorilla in the zoo and in reaction to that Governor, Ganduje ordered the anti-corruption agency in the state to dig into the matter with immediate effect.
The Zoo generated the money from the gate fees collected from the visitors of the garden.
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