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Arrest Senator Rochas Okorocha now or release Joshua Dariye and ex-governor Jolly Nyame -Northern group demands

Some concerned northerners on Friday in Kaduna asked the regime of the President, Muhammadu Buhari, to arrest a former governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, or release ex-governors Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame in Correctional Centres over corruption charges. The group under the aegis of Concerned Northern Forum, a coalition of other organizations, also asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to commence the prosecution of the former governor over alleged corruption. One of the leaders of the forum, and National President, Northern Nigeria Youth Forum, Alhaji Abdulsalam Kazeem, at a press conference held at the Arewa House, Kaduna, noted that they are bothered on what’s happening in Imo State because northerners are also residing in the state. The text of the press conference which was titled ‘Embezzlement of public funds: Arrest Senator Rochas Okorocha now or release Joshua Dariye and ex-governor Jolly Nyame.’ Attendees are Alhaji Kabiru Soba, President Arewa Yout

Hon. Obinna Okechukwu Commends Obiano for stabilizing Markets in Anambra

Hon. Obinna Okechukwu, the Chairman of New Motorcycle Spare Parts Association Nnewi (NASPA) and the Vice Chairman ASMATA, has commended Governor Willie Obiano for his efforts at stabilizing the markets in the state. He made this assertion recently in his office while interacting with newsmen. He said the Governor has done very well in making sure that all they require in the markets in the state is provided for.

He also commended the Governor on his  enthronement into the prestigious order of the Knighthood of Commander of Pontifical Order of St Gregory the Great (KCSG) by Pope Francis, the Catholic Pontiff in Rome.

In his goodwill message, Hon. Obinna Okechukwu stated that Governor Willie Obiano has shown goodwill and sagacity in piloting the affairs of the state, no wonder he is getting recognized world over.

He thanked the Governor for putting in place adequate measures, which saw to a peaceful and eventful Christmas and New Year Celebrations in the state.

Hon. Obinna stressed that the honor done Governor Willie Obiano has shown that he is a rare breed, going by the fact that His Holiness Pope Francis personally conferred on Chief Willie Obiano the honor. He said " this honor is a clear testimony that our governor is truly a global phenomenon, and should be respected as such, as the name Akpokudike Global is not my chance but a testimony of the fact that he lives the name to the core"

Hon. Obinna Okechukwu however used the opportunity to thank  Governor Willie Obiano for all he has been doing in the state, which has repositioned Anambra state in all ramification. He said he is particularly happy that peace and oneness of purpose has returned to all the markets in Anambra state.

On the issues of peace and unity in NASPA Nnewi, he said he has not relented on the mandate, the Governor has given him in repositioning the market for greater heights and most especially thanked the efforts of Chief Innocent Chukwuma(Ifeadiso) for being a back bone to the growth and development of the market.

He maintained that Chief Innocent Chukwuma has insisted that the right and proper thing must be done in the market, which has made so many people who thought it was business as usual to have a rethink.

He also commended the efforts of stakeholders, like Chief Innocent Chukwuma, Bro Brethram Onwunzo, (IBK) Mr Chijioke Azike (Hustler), Avatar and others in the market who have been making contributions in one way or the other to ensure that there is visible development in the market.

Hon. Obinna furthermore thanked Governor Willie Obiano for stating the fact that a Governor from Anambra South extraction will succeed him, which has shown that he is truly a man of honor. He therefore tasked the traders in the market to remain steadfast towards supporting the policies of the present government, which will ensure that APGA continues been on top at all times, especially in Anambra state.