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Aregbesola Expressed Unhappiness Over Half-paid Salaries To Workers, Blames PDP

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Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, the Governor of Osun State has expressed his sadness over the half-paid salaries to workers and government appointees in the state.

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Mr Adelani Baderinwa, who is the state commissioner of information and strategy in Ondo state made this in a statement about what the governor said when the Federal team of Digital Switch Overcame to visit him, he quotes the words of the governor when he said that the governor attributed the situation to the  economic recession, due to corruption and mismanagement of the country’s resources by the past administration.

He re-quotes the governor, saying that: ”The economic downtown as induced by brazen corruption, wanton theft of crude oil and mismanagement of the country’s resources of the last administration forced the state to do what it is witnessing today,”

He states that the governor is not happy about the situation and that no reasonable person who is in the government and laced with responsibilities would too, especially when they cannot do what they are expected to do, that is to care and provide for their people who invariably look up to them for their means of survival, after all the government was set up to serve the people.

He added, saying that ” We are not happy paying modulated salaries to our workers in the civil service and political appointees. We are compiled by financial reality”.

He, however, stressed that not all workers are being affected, stating that workers in level 1-7, which are the largest and the most vulnerable are being paid full salaries, those in 8-10 get 75 percent of their salaries and from 12 upwards get 50 percent of theirs.

He also tried to appreciate the workers when he stated thus:” The workers have shown maturity, support and understanding. We acknowledge and appreciate the sacrifices of the workers”.

Governor Aregbesola stated that the financial burden on the government was incurred in order to provide necessary infrastructure and improve in the development of the state.

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India Unveils World’s Tallest Statue, “Statue Of Unity”

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India unveils the world’s tallest statue named the “Statue of Unity.”

The statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who was one of the country’s independence leaders has been unveiled. The “Statue of Unity,” located in India is 182 meters tall, making it the tallest statue in the world. The Indian president, Narendra Modi officially unveils the statue at an event attended by more than 5,000 police officers.

The president describes the statue as ‘an answer to all those who question the existence of India,’ saying that “the height of the statue is to remind the youth that the future of the country will be as huge as this.”

According to reports, the bronze-clad statue cost $430 million to build. The statue also houses a memorial garden and a museum at its base.

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Kanye West Is Taking A Break From Politics

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American rapper Kanye West is now breaking from political talk, saying he was used as a pawn and that his “eyes are now wide open.”

The rapper who once referred to the President of the United States as his brother takes to his Twitter page with a series of tweets declaring that his eyes are now wide open. On Tuesday, 30th October, Kanye West wrote a series of tweets breaking himself from President Trump’s beliefs.

He writes:

“My eyes are now wide open and now realize I’ve been used to spread messages I don’t believe in,” he wrote. “I am distancing myself from politics and completely focusing on being creative !!!”

Kanye who had earlier said Trump’s “Make America Great Again” hat made him feel like a superhero, also declaring “I love this guy” has said he is done being a messenger of beliefs that doesn’t appeal to him personally.

He also writes:

“I support creating jobs and opportunities for people who need them the most, I support prison reform, I support common-sense gun laws that will make our world safer.

“I support those who risk their lives to serve and protect us and I support holding people who misuse their power accountable. I believe in love and compassion for people seeking asylum and parents who are fighting to protect their children from violence and war.

“I would like to thank my family, loved ones, and community for supporting my ACTUAL beliefs and my vision for a better world.

“I introduced Candace to the person who made the logo and they didn’t want their name on it so she used mine. I never wanted any association with Blexit. I have nothing to do with it.”

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Abuja Violence: Wuse 2 Witness Senseless Killings

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Abuja suddenly becomes unsafe as senseless killings are becoming the order of the day.

Gunshots are reportedly been fired in the Federal Capital territory again. This time, Wuse 2, also in Abuja is the location as members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) clash with authorities. The shots are not being fired by the Nigerian Army this time around; the security agency behind the fired shots is the Nigeria Police Force.

Members of the Islamic Movement classified as the Shiites were fired at Zuba and on Monday, shots were fired at these same sects at Nyanya – by the Nigerian Army after claims that the movement aimed at stealing ammunitions and attacked the soldiers. Even though, the public claim that the movement was unarmed peaceful protesters.

Social media users, once again share videos from the scene of the shootings in Wuse 2 warning people to stay off the area.

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