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Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has commended the Joint Action Committee of Medical and Dental Consultants and National Association of Resident Doctors for shunning the strike called by the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress, saying they have shown maturity and are abiding to their Hippocratic oath to save lives.
Mrs Joy Ifijeh, the widow who was rebuked by Governor Adams Oshiomhole for blocking the road with her goods, says she snubbed the offer of N250,000 by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because she was satisfied with the apology and offer of a job and N2m by the Governor.
Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has appealed to the Head of Service of the Federation to prevail on some federal parastatals and agencies in the state to defray the outstanding N2 billion tax liabilities to the state Government.
Oshiomhole made the appeal yesterday when he granted audience to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Martin Uhomoibhi and Dr. Jamila Shuara, the Permanent Secretary, Special Duties, office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation at Government House Benin City.
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has offered employment to the widow, Mrs Joy Ifije, whom he upbraided, penultimate week, and whose goods were seized by men of the State War Against Indiscipline for obstructing the Mission road in the state capital.
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has apologised to the widow whose wares were confisticated at the Oba Ovonramwen Square, Benin City last week.
Speaking to a delegation of Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria in Government House Benin City, yesterday, Oshiomhlole said “I regret my action”.
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has sworn in Mr. Jerry E. Obazele as the new Head of Service with a charge to reposition the service to meet modern challenges.
Speaking after the new Head of Service had subscribed to the relevant oath-of- office, Governor Oshiomhole congratulated him on his well-deserved appointment.
The Oba of Benin, Omo n’Oba Erediauwa has urged mothers in Edo state to keep praying for the peace and tranquility in the state.
He made the call yesterday when Hajia Aishetu Oshiomhole, mother of Governor Oshiomhole led other women in the state, including the APC Woman Leader in the state, Mrs Modino Emovon, to pay homage to him in his palace.
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has inaugurated a Panel of Inquiry to probe the suspended Chairman, Vice Chairman and Councillors of Orhionmwon Local Government who allegedly travelled to Italy without permission.
Inaugurating the Committee in Benin City today, Oshiomhole said Government’s action is in line with the Local Government Act.