The peoples democratic party, pdp national legal adviser, emmanuel enoidem says only a national convention can remove the national working committee, nwc or any national officer.
Enoidem stated this in a communique after a sunday night meeting held by some nwc members in abuja, saying resignation of embattled pdp national working committee chairman, uche secondus was put to vote at the meeting.
He stated that 6 members voted for the sack or resignation of the chairman and 3 members abstained from voting but said in the pdp’s constitution, only the national chairman or a summon by two-third of nwc members can convene a meeting.
The legal adviser therefore noted that the action of the officials was in utter disdain, adding that there is no provision in the party’s constitution which donates powers to any individuals to ask an officer of the party to resign for any reason whatsoever.
The newly appointed commissioner of police in kaduna state, abdullahi mudassiru has charged officers and men of the command to be focused on the responsibility of maintaining law and order without jettisoning professionalism.
Mudassiru gave the charge in a statement issued by public relations officer of the command mohammed jalige in kaduna, pledging to checkmate the activities of bandits, kidnappers, armed robbers and other criminals in the state.
Mudassiru reiterated his commitment to sustaining the achievement made by his predecessor, umar muri, who had been promoted to assistant inspector-general in ensuring adequate security of lives and properties in the state
The cp called on citizens of the state to cooperate with the police as well as traditional rulers, local government chairmen and the heads of security agencies in the state for an effective synergy in the fight against criminality.
Somalia has set up a national payments system as part of plans to develop the financial industry in one of the world’s most fragile states, following decades of political and economic instability.
The central bank of somalia governor, abdirahman abdullahi disclosed this in an interview with journalists, saying the system would facilitate transactions between vendors and their customers more efficiently.
Abdullahi added that the payments system would enable more financial inclusion in a secure and safe manner as well boost trade and business, expand economy while livestock sales, telecommunication and remittances from somalis working outside the country will spur economic growth.
Report says somalia is struggling to rebuild its economy after 20 years of civil war and is still battling an insurgency by al shabaab, an al-qaeda affiliate.