Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of political news headlines for today Thursday, August 29th, 2019.
Below is a roundup of top political stories in Nigeria.
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has revealed and faulted plans by some All Progressive Congress governors to remove the National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole from the seat. This Ganduje revealed in an interactive session with reporters in Abuja yesterday, when he declared that he would never be involved in such a plot.
The election of David Ogewu of the All Progressives Grand Alliance has been nullified by the National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi. The Tribunal also declared Samson Okwu of the Peoples Democratic Party as the winner of the Obi/Oju Federal Constituency election.
Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde has declared his readiness to tackle poor remuneration in the state’s civil service. He also disclosed that his monthly salary as the state governor is N650,000.
Ahead of 2023 presidential election, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Lanre Razaq, has described the National Leader of the party, Bola Tinubu as the qualified candidate to replace President Muhammadu Buhari. Razaq while revealing the attributes of the former Governor of Lagos State stated that he has the wisdom to turn around the economy of Nigeria.
The executive governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, has approved the removal from office of the Acting Secretary to the State Government, Richard Tokma. The Governor also approved the appointment of Noel Donjur as his new Chief of Staff.