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OVER 5000 OGUN WORKERS WRITES PROMOTION EXAMS

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By: Babatunde Alaran

Ogun state government has flagged off free treatment of people living with eyes cataract and glaucoma tagged ‘President Buhari Restores Vision Project’, a Free Eye Screening, Cataract and Glaucoma Surgeries, organized for the residents towards combating the menace of blindness in the state.

The event organized by the State Ministry of Health, in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Health and Ophthalmologist Association of Nigeria, Ogun state Chapter, was held at the General Hospital in Odeda.

The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye while underscoring the purpose of the event, said the programme was aimed at screening and operating about 10,000 individual across the country while over 270 would be benefited across the three Senatorial district of the State, adding that the event was not done out of sheer ordinary effort but in response to current administrations mandate.

“This programme is an historical event because it’s got Presidential Mandate, aimed at operating at least 10,000 Nigerians while 270 will be operated in all the three senatorial district in the State. And this programme is not just a sheer ordinary effort but response to our mandate,” Ipaye stated.

Ipaye stated further that as health was central to economic viability, the Ibikunle Amosun-led administration would make sure that no stone was left unturned at ensuring that health of citizens was appropriately catered for, hence the investment on the Community Based Health Insurance Scheme (CBHIS), tagged “Araya”.

While appreciating the ophthalmologist Association of Nigeria for its support, Dr. Ipaye disclosed that more citizens with eye challenges would soon be attended to under the state’s health insurance scheme.

Speaking earlier, the Permanent Secretary, Hospital Management Board, Dr. Ayinde Adesanya represented by Director of Planning, Research and Statistic of the Board, Dr. Wellington Ogunsanya disclosed that over 160 beneficiaries have been screened so far, with 40 of them already selected for surgeries, saying that the necessary gadgets and equipment were on ground to carry out the surgery.

Some of the beneficiaries, Akinsire Ogundele, Rafiu Sorinola, and Mrs. Atoke Adekunle and many  others, appreciated President Mohammadu Buhari and the State Government for the initiative, submitting that the intervention was indeed free, fair and easily accessible.

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REV. MOTHER ESTHER AJAYI PREACHES NATIONAL UNITY AHEAD THE COMFORTER 2019 PROGRAMME

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Prayerful woman of God and Founder, Esther Ajayi Foundation, Rev. Mother Esther Abimbola Ajayi has urged political and religious leaders to embrace unity, preach peace and ensure they promote togetherness.
Rev. Mother Ajayi who is also the General Overseer, Love Of Christ Church, Clapham, London made the call at a Press Conference held in Lagos ahead of the July 20th “Celebrate The Comforter 2019” programme scheduled for Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos.
She noted that the annual event which had previously been held in the United Kingdom and the United States will be coming to Nigeria for the first time and it is aimed at unifying Christians and Nigerians in general.
According to her “Religious political and traditional rulers have a special role to play in ensuring that what remains of peace in the country is jealously guarded. Religious leaders should however, readily accept blames for the present moral decadence among the youths because it appears they have failed in their roles as the set of people to mould the future for the youths, they should therefore work in unison with the government in ensuring that those that visit places of worship have messages of moral uprightness consistently drummed into their ears.
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Chairman, Executive Council C&S Unification Church of Nigeria, Pastor Emmanuel Owomoyela, Founder, Love of Christ Generation C&S Church in Clapham, London, Rev. Mother Esther Abimbola Ajayi & Rev. Ademuyiwa Ajayi at the Unveiling of the memorabilia for July 20, The Comforter 2019 programme held at the Sheraton Hotel, Lagos

 “The Fundamental objective of the Comforter 2019 is to bring the Celestial and Cherubim and Seraphim churches together and to tell the world that we believe solely in the word of God. The 2018 edition a joint revival tagged ‘Celebrate The Comforter’ and themed ‘Unity In The Holy Spirit’ was held on Saturday, 28th of July 2018 at United Palace New York and it recorded a huge success and attendance.I am happy to inform you that the 2019 edition of the annual programme is slated to hold in Lagos, Nigeria at the famous Tafawa Balewa Square on the 20th of July.
She stated  that ” during the “Celebrate The Comforter” programme, “we evangelize, get people freed from shackles of poverty, win souls for christ and celebrate the wonders of God in the lives of the people”.
She added that as a form of encouraging the youths and giving them a sense of belonging, youths who excel in academic endeavour should be celebrated in churches and mosques to encourage others and get it registered in their subconscious minds that excellence is appreciated rather than the regular celebration of only those with financial accomplishments.
Rev Mother Ajayi stated that the “Celebrate The Comforter” programme is unique because the past editions have helped to change preconceived ideas about white garment churches, adding that like all other Christians, the Bible is the foundation of their faith and we all worship one God. She further asked everyone to eschew discrimination of any denomination and faith.
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June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day & The Danger Ahead

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By Nelson Ekujumi
In less than 72 hours from now, history will be made as Nigeria officially commemorate June 12 as Democracy Day after a 26 years struggle by patriotic and conscientious Nigerians from across ethnic and religious divide who have stood resolutely committed to this great day in our political history when Nigerians united in one voice with their votes for Chief MKO Abiola as Nigeria’s President on June 12, 1993 in an election that has been repeatedly referred to as the freest, fairest and most credible election in Nigeria’s history.
Despite the anti democratic action of ex Military dictator Ibrahim Babangida and his collaborators to truncate the people’s will that was freely and democratically expressed on June 12, 1993 by the treasonable annulment of that mandate and which was undemocratically sustained by anti democratic elements who succeeded him and successive civilian admistrations since 1999 till President Muhammadu Buhari mounted the saddle and did the needful in 2018, come 3 days time, history will be made in Nigeria as democracy triumphs once again over despotism like it always does eventually.
However, as we look forward to the commemoration of the day with joy in our hearts and gratitude to the Almighty for being fortunate to be part of our national history of declaration and recognition of June 12 as Nigeria’s democracy day for which thousands of Nigerians sacrificed their lives, limbs, freedom, business, careers, dehumanized and properties worth millions of naira lost in the process for which we are still bearing the brunt till today which is rather sad. It is important to draw attention of Nigerians and the government to series of clandestine evil plots by anti democratic elements who were part and parcel and supporters of the annulment from which they benefitted immensely in cash and kind.
These anti democratic elements and their sponsors are on the prowl, hell bent and working hard to ensure that the joy of this national victory of democracy over despotism is undermined through false alarm of incitement to provoke anarchy and social unrest, but by God’s grace, they will fail.
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BreakingNews: Gbajabiamila emerges House Speaker

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Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has emerged Speaker of the 9th Federal House of Representatives, Igbere TV reports.

Igbere TV reports that Gbaja emerged speaker after defeating Bago in an event monitored live at the NASS complex by our correspondents on Tuesday.

He polled 283 votes to defeat Bago who scored 76 votes.

Gbajabiamila, House of Reps Majority Leader, is the All Progressives Congress adopted candidate and member representing a constituency in Lagos State.

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