Obaseki will beat Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu silly ~ Edo Leaders
Say Oshiomhole has thrown caution to the wind
Prominent Edo leaders on Tuesday advised former All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, not to dissipate so much time and energy campaigning for APC gubernatorial candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize Iyamu and his running mate, Gani Audu.
‘’Most people see Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and Gani Audu as not possessing the leadership character required to lead Edo State in this new age’’ the leaders said.
They also accused the former governor of overheating the polity and exposing the nation’s fragile democracy to greater danger.
‘’Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu should get ready to suffer another defeat’’
In a communiqué made available to journalists in Benin, the leaders described Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as an obstacle to a better Edo State.
They commended the good people of Edo State for abandoning Ize-Iyamu ‘and his shylock godfather, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
‘’Governor Godwin Obaseki has come to take the people to the Promised Land. He has no problem cruising into victory. Comrade Adams Oshiomhole don’t mean well for Edo State. He sees Edo State as his private fiefdom’’
The leaders emphasized good governance, mass oriented projects, successes of the current administration and ethical reengineering.
They also stressed on the re-orientation of the mental attitude of the populace, education, health and environment.
Specifically, they underscored the welfare of the workers, urban development, industrial growth, security, social values and road construction.
‘’There is a lot to show for the internally generated revenue as well as that which accrued from the federation account’’
The communiqué signed by the Chairman, Obaseki-Shaibu Victory Movement (OSVM), Chief John Obanor described Governor Obaseki as incorruptible and transparently honest man.
The leaders praised the incumbent governor for engaging in integrated development, ensuring the flow of real investment and bringing prosperity to Edo State.
‘’PDP is a party that has solid structures across the state. Edo State people remain the best judges. They hold Governor Godwin Obaseki in high esteem because of the positive changes in the state. We are very confident that Obaseki and Comrade Phillip Shaibu are going to win the September 19 governorship election’’
3rd Edition of National Maritime Quiz Holds September 14
· Organizers announce rules
· Speak on opportunities in the maritime sector
Ocean Ambassadors on Monday announced the rules of the 3rd edition of the National Maritime E-Quiz.
Secondary school students (S.S 1 –to- S.S 2) across the six geopolitical zones of the federation will compete to be the ultimate Ocean Ambassador in the 3rd computer-generated quiz scheduled to hold from 14th–to-17th September, 2020.
‘’The main objective of the National Maritime E-Quiz is to enlighten students on the career opportunities in the maritime sector’’ a statement by the Executive Director, Ocean Ambassadors, Olaitan Williams said.
The statement highlighted the areas of concentration for the quiz.
‘’The e-quiz is centered on key areas of the maritime which includes: maritime career opportunities, shipping, freight forwarding, history of the Nigeria Port Authority, maritime regulatory agencies and current affairs about the maritime sector’’
The statement urged students nationwide to participate in the competition.
‘’All students are required to fill the registration form, once the registration form has been filled, YouTube link to: lecture series, videos and other materials will be sent to the registered email address and notification on your registered phone numbers’’.
The statement also urged participants to click on the subscription bottom on the YouTube channel for more updates.
‘’A participant is required to click on the subscription bottom on the YouTube channel for more updates. And ensure to watch all the videos on the channel as well as read the materials that will be sent to him or her. The participant can research more’’.
The statement underscored other objectives of the competition.
‘’The competition focuses on ensuring a nationwide drive for young people’s inclusive participation in the maritime sector. It will also help students adapt to the digital learning environment through the use of E-learning platforms’’
Specifically, the statement emphasized the three phases of the competition.
‘’It starts with the inter-state level. A participant will be grouped into the state his or her school is located. The state where the school is located falls into a particular geopolitical zone. The inter-state competition stage is an elimination phase through a virtual timed quiz, where a participant will be required to answer selected questions within a specific time to test speed and knowledge’’.
‘’The three highest scores from each state qualify for the regional competition stage. It is expected to get 18 students representing the 6 geopolitical zones in Nigeria. From the regional stage, it is expected that 6 students will participate in a zoom E-QUIZ to get three Ocean Ambassadors 2020’’ the statement added.