Showing posts with label Jigawa. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Jigawa. Show all posts

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Obasanjo Appointed First Chancellor Of Jigawa State University

Ex-President Obasanjo has made history following his appointment as the first Chancellor of the Jigawa State University Nigeria's former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has been appointed the Chancellor of the newly established Jigawa State University. According to a press release from the office of state's Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Professor Haruna Wakili, Obasanjo's appointment as the first chancellor of the university was approved by the state governor Sule Lamido. Lamido had also sent a formal letter to the former president.

Friday, August 16, 2013

Just In: Jigawa deputy speaker dies in fatal car accident

The Deputy Speaker of the Jigawa State House of Assembly, Hon. Inuwa Sule Udi, (pictured in Agbada) died last night Thursday August 15th while returning to his home in Ringim from Kano. Sule Udi died with his driver in a car accident that occurred at Jogana Village along Kano- Hadejia road during heavy down pour. He was 52. He is survived by two wives and many children.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Obasanjo Confesses He Found a Job For Sule Lamido (Video)

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday congratulated himself for selecting Sule Lamido to be the governor of Jigawa state insisting that his choice has paid off.
Mr Obasanjo, speaking as a guest at the Jigawa State Economic Summit, said Governor Lamido has shown by his achievements in office that he was the right person to lead the state.
He said, "You people of Jigawa, once again, I congratulate you and I congratulate myself; because if you can say, yes, Obasanjo forced this one (Governor Lamido) on us, it is a good forcing.
"It comes to one thing that you will say, you can help anybody to find a job but you cannot help anybody to do the job. In this case, we found a job for Sule Lamido. Sule Lamido was ready, willing, able and competent to do the job."

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Jigawa Governor's Son Arrested For Money Laundering at Kano Airport

One of the sons of the Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, was arrested around 12 midnight at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport as he prepared to board an Egypt Air flight to Cairo. Aminu Lamido was flagged after he declared $10,000 in his possession to agents of of the Nigerian customs at the airport. However further checks by agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the airport revealed that he was carrying a lot of money far higher than was disclosed.


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