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Today's Headlines: Gunmen Kill Soldiers & Policemen In Anambra, Ikpeazu Mourns Death Of Chidi Izuwah

Ikpeazu Mourns Death Of Chidi Izuwah

The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has expressed deep sadness on the passage of the Director-General of Infrastructure Concession and Regulatory Commission in the Presidency, Engr. Chidi Izuwah.

Governor Ikpeazu described the demise of Engr Izuwah as a major loss for the people of Abia State and recalled the fundamental interventions made by the deceased in favor of the State in his official capacity as Head of one of the most important parastatals of the Federal Government.

This was contained in a release made available to DAILY POST, by Onyebuchi Ememanka, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, on Thursday.

Buhari Warns Against Looting Of $890million Health Grant To Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the Global Fund’s $890million donation to Nigeria’s fight against HIV-AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria must be spent judiciously.

Buhari issued the directive on Thursday at the virtual launch of the grant for the period of 2021-2023.

”Let me also emphasize here that this administration has zero tolerance for corruption and inefficient use of resources.”

The President ordered Health Minister, Osagie Ehanire, to set up an accountability framework, to monitor the use of the fund and provide periodic performance reports to his office.

Chief Patrick Ukah Speaks

Delta State Government, on Thursday, said the establishment of model primary and secondary schools in the state was to give children of school age, opportunity to acquire basic education without hindrance.

The Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah disclosed when he and his Information counterpart, Mr Charles Aniagwu visited the newly established Government Primary School, Junior Staff Quarters, Asaba, which has state-of-the-art educational facilities.

Chief Ukah said that the school was established by Senator Ifeanyi Okowa led the administration to address the growing need for a school in the densely populated area of Asaba.

Gunmen Kill Soldiers & Policemen In Anambra

Unknown gunmen have reportedly killed unspecified number of Policemen and soldiers in different locations in Anambra State.

The incident happened on Thursday afternoon, sources told DAILY POST.

While the policemen were killed in Neni, Anaocha Local Government Area in a checkpoint, the soldiers were killed at an outpost in Awkuzu, Oyi Local Government Area, both of Anambra State.

Sources, who spoke to DAILY POST, said the gunmen also set ablaze a police van in Neni, while carting away arms belonging to the slain policemen, while in Akuzu, the kiled soldiers also lost their arms to the unknown gunmen.

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