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Kwari market association elects new executives

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Ishaq Kassim ,Kwari market chairman

 

 

Kantin kwari market Traders association, has elected new executives, that would pilot their affairs, for the next four years.

The election, which took place in Kano, witnessed large turn of of traders, and representatives from various groups, and stakeholders in the market.

 

Those elected include, Alhaji Ishaq Alkasim Tatari chairman, Vice chairman I, Alhaji Ali Isah Musa, vice chairman II Alhaji Manniru Yunusa Dandago, secretary general Alhaji Musa Umar Sanda, and Assistant secretary general, Alhaji Akilu Salihu.

 

Others are, Alhaji Yakubu Baita as financial secretary, Assistant financial secretary Alhaji Abdulhamid,treasurer Alhaji Musa Tijjani Thaiba, auditor I and II, Alhaji Sammmani El- Samad and Alhaji Hassan Muhammad.

 

Barrister Kabiru Isah Jibril would serve as the legal adviser, while Alhaji Saifullahi Lawan Ahmed, and Alhaji Usman Sulaiman emerged PRO I & II.

 

The position of Welfare officer I & II, organizing secretary, and expatriate officer I & II goes to, Alhaji Kabiru Ya’u, Alhaji Salisu Adamu Kura, Alhaji Baffa A.Baffa,Alhaji Abubakar Babayo and Alhaji Rabi’u Musa Kabara.

 

The six ex-officio are: Alhaji Jamilu Ata, Alhaji Lawan Safiyanu,Alhaji Hassan Muhammad, Malam Mustapha,Alhaji Sulaiman Saleh,Alhaji Abubakar Abdurrahman, while Alhaji Kabiru Sarki Sagagi and Alhaji Auwalu Abdullahi would serve as elders of the association.

 

Speaking shortly after the inauguration, the chairman Kantin Kwari market traders association, Alhaji Ishaq Alkasim Tatari pledged to work according to the constitution, to protect the interest of business owners at the market.

 

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Northern Senators Commends ECOWAS Leaders For Lifting Sanctions On Niger Republic

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Abuja. – Today, the Northern Senators Forum expresses it’s heartfelt appreciation and commendation to the exceptional leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for their decisive action in lifting sanctions imposed on Niger Republic as a result of military takeover on 26th July, 2023. We are pleased to see that ECOWAS has responded to the progressive requests made by us individually and collectively on the subject matter, and we commend their prudent and compassionate approach in addressing these critical issues.

The Northern Senators Forum believes that the principled and empathetic decision made by ECOWAS to lift the sanctions on Niger Republic is a testament to the organization’s commitment to regional solidarity, cooperation, and respect for human rights. We understand that this action will go a long way in alleviating the suffering of the people of Niger Republic, as well as ensuring the restoration of stability and economic prosperity in our region.

We are particularly grateful that ECOWAS leaders have considered our pleas to restore electricity, open borders, and lift the sanctions on Niger Republic. These measures will not only have crucial humanitarian implications, but will also foster regional integration, trade, and cooperation. We firmly believe that this step taken by ECOWAS will positively impact the lives of the people of Niger Republic and Nigeria and facilitate the restoration of trust and harmony among all member states.

As representatives of the people and advocates for justice and democracy, we commend ECOWAS for their responsiveness and understanding of the immense challenges faced by our fellow West African nation. The Northern Senators Forum stands in solidarity with ECOWAS IN restoring democracy and rule of law in Niger Republic and other west African countries, and we are committed to working to promote stability, peace, and socio-economic development throughout the region.

The Northern Senators Forum urges the government of Niger Republic and its people to seize this opportunity to hasten the process of returning to democratic governance to build a stronger and more prosperous nation, harnessing their resilient spirit and unwavering determination. Furthermore, we urge all regional stakeholders to continue engaging in dialogue and pursuing peaceful solutions to address any remaining concern, fostering a harmonious environment for progress and development.

Finally, the Northern Senators Forum would like to reiterate its deep appreciation to ECOWAS leaders especially President Bola Ahmed Tinubu of Nigeria for their proactive and benevolent intervention in lifting the sanctions imposed on Niger Republic. We are confident that this decision will leave an indelible mark on the collective consciousness of all West African nations and serve as a shining example for resolving differences through dialogue and diplomacy.

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BREAKING: ECOWAS lifts sanctions against Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso

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President Bola Ahmad Tinubu addressing the Extraordinary meeting of ECOWAS heads of state in Abuja,Photo:Channels TV

 

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has lifted sanctions imposed on Niger Republic, Mali, Burkina Faso, member nations that are ruled by military.

The authorities of ECOWAS on Saturday said the decision was based on humanitarian considerations, especially because of the Lenten period and the approaching month of Ramadan.

The regional bloc also lifted sanctions on Republic of Guinea-Bissau.

To invite all four countries to a meeting.

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Kano Unity Forum Urges Drug Dealers to Comply with Court Directives and Relocate to Dangwauro

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Alhaji Gidado Mukhtar addressing the Press

Alhaji Gidado Mukhtar, representing the unity forum, addressed the press in Kano, highlighting the city’s historic significance as a commercial hub spanning centuries, despite facing challenges from colonial and post-colonial legacies.

Recent years have seen a surge in attempts to undermine Kano through the importation of dangerous drugs, posing a grave threat to its future and Northern Nigeria at large, with drug dealers operating openly in markets like Muhammad Abubakar Rimi Market, Sabongari.
Statistics from the NDLEA reveal alarming figures, with substantial quantities of psychotropic substances seized within a short span, prompting urgent action to safeguard society’s future.

The Kano State Government, disturbed by the situation, initiated the establishment of a modern pharmaceutical market within the new Kano Economic City at Dangwauro through a Public-Private Partnership (PPP), aiming to regulate and monitor unlawful activities.

Despite efforts to relocate dealers to the new market, resistance persists, with the perpetrators going to the extent of instituting legal action against directives, recently ruled against by the court.

Stakeholders emphasize the intolerability of allowing illicit drugs to pervade society, asserting a unified stance against the trade’s detrimental impact on Kano’s fabric, and vow to employ all legitimate means to halt its spread.

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