Maku kicks off 2019 guber race

Maku kicks off 2019 guber race
* As Nassarawa workers threaten strike

By Gaaden Puun

Former minister of information, Hon. Labaran Maku may have commenced his campaign
for the 2019 gubernatorial race even before the official time table.

Maku who contested the last Nasarawa state governorship race against incumbent,
governor Umar Tanko Almakura under the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA in 2015,
has opened up a campaign wall on his social media of Facebook weekend.

With the caption: "Let's do it in 2019", the National Secretary of APGA, urged his
supporters to work very hard to ensure his victory this time around.

The former minister of defence under ex President Goodluck Jonathan, presently seems
to be the leading opposition politician in Nasarawa state whose fears is the
beginning of political wisdom to governor Almakura.

Maku on his Facebook wall urged state workers to pay the All Progressive Congress,
APC state government with percentage of their votes equivalent to the ongoing
payment of their salaries.

The journalist turn politician has engaged governor Almakura with intellectual
campaign stuff even as the state government alleged the incitement of it divergent
work force  against Almakura's regime.

Meanwhile, the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC and the Trade Union
Congress, TUC have handed the APC control state government a two week ultimatum to
offset all their outstanding wages or face a total grounding of operations.

follow us on twitter @aljazirahnewsng

Like us on Facebook @aljazirahnewsng

Related Posts

Four dead in UK terror attack – Police Three people were killed, including a police officer, in a suspected terrorist attack outside the British parliament, by an attacker who was shot dead by armed police, Britain’s top anti-terror officer said Wednesday. Mark Rowley said the two other victims died on Westminster Bridge after the att...
Dozens dead in US-led north Syria air strike A US-led coalition strike is reported to have killed 33 civilians in northern Syria ahead of a Wednesday meeting of top officials in Washington focused on defeating the Islamic State group. The Pentagon said the US military is providing air and artillery support to allied forces near a key town wes...
Erdogan warns Europeans ‘will not walk safely’ i... Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Europeans across the world would not be able to walk safely on the streets if they kept up their current attitude. Turkey has been embroiled in a row with Germany and the Netherlands over the barring of campaign appearances by Turkish offici...
Man who killed his ex-girlfriend at her Brighton home after ... A man who stalked and killed his former girlfriend after she rejected him has been found guilty of her murder. Shana Grice, 19, was found with her throat cut in her bedroom at her Brighton home in August 2016. Her ex-boyfriend Michael Lane, 27, of Portslade, had placed a tracker device on her ca...
Why I can’t join APC – Governor Fayose Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has said he cannot join the All Progressives Congress, even if he decides to leave his current party, the Peoples Democratic Party. Fayose, who spoke at a gathering in Ado-Ekiti on Wednesday, said the practice of “use and dump” adopted by the leadership of...
Body of doctor who jumped into lagoon recovered The body of a medical doctor who jumped into the Lagos lagoon on Sunday has been recovered after days of intensive search. Dr Allwell Orji’s remains were recovered around 4 p.m. on Wednesday by the Marine Police. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, said that the body was ...
“You are yet to show me your certificate” – Senator Ab... Senator Abaribe Enyannaya representing Abia south senatorial district on Wednesday mocked his colleague Senator Dino Melaye over certificate scandal. In what looks like a soft scuttle, the Senator said Dino Melaye is yet to show him his certificates while contributing on the issues of non- appear...
Woman batters co-tenant to pulp, bites her nipples A 28-year-old housewife, Olotu Chizoba, who allegedly beat her co-tenant to a pulp, was on Wednesday arraigned before Magistrate O. Sule-Amzat sitting at Ogudu, Lagos. Olotu, who resides at Bello Street, Ikosi Road in Ketu area of Lagos, is being tried for assault occasioning harm. The prosecu...
Xenophobia: Five Nigerians attacked in South Africa again The Nigeria Union in South Africa, on Tuesday said five Nigerians had been attacked in Polokwane, Limpopo Province of that country in renewed xenophobic attacks. Mr Collin Mgbo, Secretary of the Union in the Province, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on telephone from Polokwane that three of ...
4 years after, justice in sight for murdered Cynthia Osokogu By Chinyere Omeire Over four years after the murder of postgraduate student, Cynthia Osokogu, in a hotel in FESTAC Town, a Lagos High Court will on March 23 give judgment in the trial of four accused over the incident. Justice Olabisi Akinlade of a Lagos High Court, Igbosere, had on Jan. 12, d...
Resign now or be disgraced, Senators to Ali The senate has called for the immediate resignation of Hameed Ali, comptroller-general of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). The resolutions of the upper legislative chamber was sequel to prayers moved by Enyinnaya Abaribe, a senator representing Abia south. The senate in making the declaratio...
Ivorien baby born with 4 legs undergoes successful surgery Doctors have successfully separated a baby girl from the Ivory Coast born with four legs and two spines in a rare and complex surgery at the Advocate Children’s Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois, Chicago. Ten-month-old Dominique underwent a six-hour procedure involving five surgeons on...
How Buhari’s cronies are making profit from Boko Haram... Senator Shehu Sani has alleged that friends of President Buhari are making money from the humanitarian crisis in the North-East. Sani said that investigations revealed that most public office holders award contracts without due process, Daily Post reports. You will recall that the Senate had earli...