Dr. Faisal Shuaib, the Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, said this while speaking at the PTF briefing on Monday in Abuja.
The PTF also said that the Kogi government had failed to report testing, lacked isolation centers and therefore warned Nigerians to be weary of visiting the state.
The state Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Solomon Aghure, who confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lokoja said that three vehicles were involved in the accident.
Adighije said the process of appointing a new vice-chancellor began since September, when the position became vacant, following the exit of the former Vice Chancellor, Prof. Angela Miri.
Aliyu, in a statement by her Special Assistant on Media, Austine Elemue, on Friday in Abuja, described the hoodlums as “enemies of the state”.
He stated this on Saturday at the Senate Press Corps’ Retreat 2020, held in Lokoja, Kogi with the theme, “Democracy and Development in a Federation: Roles of Media, States and Parliaments’’.
He made the call on Thursday in Lokoja as he launched a book on Electronic Evidence, “A Compendium of Cases on Electronic Evidence”, written by Justice Alaba Omolaye-Ajileye.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that official sources on Wednesday confirmed that about 25 persons lost their lives following a petrol tanker explosion on the particular portion of the highway.
Jones made the remark in Lokoja while speaking with newsmen after he paid an assessment visit to some tertiary institutions in the eastern senatorial district of the state.
Dr Alemu Wondimagegnehu, the Country Representative of WHO, made this known at the presentation of the motorcycles at WHO Office in Lokoja on Thursday.
NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Saturday also predicted day and night temperatures in the range of 31 to 40 and 14 to 24 degrees Celsius respectively.
Their spokesman, Daniel Isah, the Vice Chairman of APC in Kogi East, said they have resolved and are determined to back Mohammed to replace his father if the National Working Committee of the APC orders fresh primaries
The Police leadership has also directed the deployment of Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad to compliment the Safer Highway Patrol to ensure proper policing of the length and breadth of the nation’s highways
The advocacy group promoting non-violence, peace and development, said in a statement by its National Secretary, Chidi Azuka, in Abuja that some powerful vested interests were on top of the plot to rig elections in the two states in favour of the All Progressives Congress, which is in the opposition in both states
Adeyemi had taken Melaye to the National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal in Lokoja, citing alleged irregularities in the conduct of the election as well as the result declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission on March 28, 2015
According to him, the screening of aspirants will hold at Lokoja Confluence Stadium Indoor Sports Hall on February 24, while the elections will take place at Hilltop Paradise Hotel, Ganaja Junction, Lokoja on February 27
Dino Melaye, a former member of the House of Representatives, has declared his intention to contest election for the Senate in 2015.
The Governor of Niger State, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu has commiserated with the Government and people of Kogi state over last weekend boat disaster that claimed the lives of over 30 people along river Niger adding that none of the victims was Nigerlite.
The reconstituted electoral committee of Nigeria Football Federation on Tuesday released the names of cleared candidates ahead of election into the Executive Committee of the Federation.