Gowon, who is the founder of the NYSC scheme, said this Friday in Abuja, when the Director-General of NYSC, Brig.-Gen. Yusha’u Ahmed led some management staff of the scheme to pay him a courtesy visit.
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President Buhari notes the dedication of the former Head of State to pursuing unity, peace and progress of Nigeria, West Africa and the African continent, playing a major role in the structural, economic and social growth of the country, and paving way for a regional bloc, Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS).
President Buhari stated this at the public presentation of: “Unfinished Greatness: Envisioning a New Nigeria,” in Abuja.
Shonekan, who served as the Head of Interim National Government from August 26, 1993 to November 17, 1993, died in Lagos on January 11 at the age of 85
The Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Plateau, Simon Lalong, issued the congratulatory message.
Buhari, in a congratulatory message issued by his spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, on Tuesday in Abuja, lauded Gowon for the formidable role he has been playing in the development of the country.
According to Kalu, the former Head of State has carved a niche for himself in leadership and humanity as he turns 87.
Gowon also expressed optimism that President Muhammad Buhari would sign the passed bill into law at a ceremony
The younger Obasanjo, who is popularly known as Junwo Obasanjo, said Nigeria needed a youthful president in the next political dispensation to drive the nation positively
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, when contacted, confirmed the appointment of the new ADC
The action followed a petition to the British Parliament by a group, Igbo for a Progressive Nigeria, demanding details about the allegation.
Tugendhat made the allegation on Monday, November 23, when British lawmakers debated a petition calling for sanctions against Nigerian government officials allegedly involved in human rights abuses amid the #EndSARS protests.
In an exclusive interview with the BBC, Gowon described the allegations as ”rubbish”.
The President had on Thursday met with members of the nation’s security and intelligence community, and later addressed the nation on the #EndSARS protests embarked upon by some aggrieved youths in the country
The retired Army General became the third Nigerian president and the youngest ever, on August 1, 1966 before his 32nd birthday on October 19, 1966.
The low-key event, which took place at the Eagle Square, Abuja, was held strictly in compliance with the COVID-19 protocols
The condolence message of the President was conveyed in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, on Saturday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the National Youth Service Corps scheme as a laudable one that needs to be sustained as it affords the opportunity for Nigerian youths to understand the country better.
The public presentation of a book: “One Step Ahead-Life As A Spy, Detective And Anti-Graft Czar,” written by former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Farida Waziri, has been scheduled for 10am on February 11, 2020 at the Ladi Kwali Halls and Conference Centre, Sheraton Hotels, Abuja.
Lawan thanked the Almighty God for the grace of health, longevity and unblemished integrity that is evident in Gowon’s exemplary life.