PDP Campaigns In Delta, Warns Against Rigging

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign train at the Asaba Township Stadium during its Presidential campaign rally in Delta State on Thursday. 



Rounding off its presidential campaign tour of Delta state at the township stadium in Asaba, the state capital, on Thursday, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said it would resists attempts to rig the 2019 polls and advised the Independent Electoral Commission to stick to its promise to conduct a free, fair and credible election.

National Party Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, handed down the advise while speaking with the crowd of supporters and members at the stadium.

The party presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar noted that if voted into office, his administration would plan to fulfill its campaign promises devoid of deceit and lack of rule of law, which he said had become the hallmark of the ruling APC. He promised to rebuild the Koko, Warri, Ofagbe and Sapele ports and complete the delayed second Niger Delta Bridge in record time.

Campaign Director, Bukola Saraki said the party holds to wands to solve Nigeria’s social, economic and political problems which have become sources of division rather than unity in the hands of the ruling party.

Host and governor of the state, Ifeanyi Okowa said the more than three years of the administration of the state has left indelible footprints in the social, economic life of the state and urged the surging and dancing crowd to return all candidates of the party in the elections to enjoy a nation that works

Edo Declares 2.91b Allocation To LGA, Records 2.21bn IGR in 2018.

The Edo state government has declared 2.21bn as the Internally Generated Revenue, IGR for the state in 2018.

The 18 local governments of the state generated the revenue to which an additional .70bn was added and allocated as revenue accruing to the LGAs.

Chairman of Etsako Central Local Government who spoke to jouralists after the state joint Account and Allocation Committee meeting chaired by Governor Godwin Obaseki, said that out of the total allocation of 2,905,450,753.75, “teachers and non-teacher’s salary gulped 1.205,284, 722.17, while 276,144,513 was set aside for LG Contributory Pension.”


He said total deduction for the month stood at 1.812,970,536.91, while net allocation to the LGAs stood at 1.092,480,216.54.