NUPENG Is Mobilizing Tank Drivers, Fuel Staff And Others For The October 3 Strike|Obaseki Accepted Shaibu’s Apology, Saying People Are Bound To Make Mistakes

As mobilization for the October 3 nationwide strike intensifies, the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has charged members to ensure full compliance.

The strike action was announced by the Nigeria Labor Congress, NLC and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, specifically NUPENG, the Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD said; Gas station workers, PSW; Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers, LPGAR and all other allied workers in the value chain of petroleum product distribution must comply with the strike from midnight on Tuesday, October 3.

Details later.

Obaseki Accepted Shaibu’s Apology, Saying People Are Bound To Make Mistakes

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has accepted the public pardon of his deputy, Comrade Philip Shaibu,

In a letter titled ‘Re: Public Apology From Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu’, the governor said frankly that he is confident that Shaibu’s public apology is genuine and that he will follow reasonable steps to deal with his conflict. to. decision-making skills.

The letter reads: “I note the public apology from the Deputy Governor of Edo State, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu. This apology follows an insidious behavior that contradicts what the people of Edo state stand for.

“To mention a few, the Deputy Governor who has not had to file baseless petitions in Nigerian courts has prevented me, the House of Representatives, and the security agencies from in non-existent justice, accompanied by procedural reforms; baseless and indiscriminate media attacks on my person and the state government.

The media frenzy emanating from the top and more gives exposure to the conflicts that are inconvenient and unsettling to Edo people in the state and the world.

As a believer, I am obliged to accept this apology because, as they say, ‘to err is human, to forgive is divine.’

“In good faith, I trust that the public apology given by the Deputy Governor is sincere and that he will follow reasonable steps to improve his conflict resolution skills.

“I also ordered the Deputy Governor to direct his representatives to act in accordance with your respect.

“It is my sincere hope, and that of my other colleagues in government and all intelligent people of Edo, that this matter will be stopped immediately so that this government can finish strong and bring the benefits of democracy to most Edo countries. can produce. people in the last twelve (12) months,” Obaseki said.

UPDATE: Court Declares Kaduna Gubernatorial Election Null And Void And Orders Re-run.

The Kaduna Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal has declared the 2023 governorship elections in Kaduna State inconclusive.

According to a report by Vanguard correspondent, the tribunal, resuming proceedings on Thursday, in a split 2-1 decision, declared the elections inconclusive and ordered that further elections be called by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). within 90 days.

The three-member bench led by Justice Victor Oviawe, therefore, ordered the re-election in 24 polling stations in seven constituencies of four local governments, comprising 16,300 registered voters. The verdict was announced via Zoom after the judges entered the physical courtroom.

Recall that the petition was presented by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Isah Mohammed Ashiru.

Ashiru of the PDP is contesting the election of Uba Sani as governor of Kaduna State on the basis of alleged electoral irregularities and fraud, saying his candidate (Isa Mohammed Ashiru) won the election.

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