Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.

 

Chime to resume duties within 10 days

02 February 2013, 10:00

Ikeja - Gov. Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom said in Ikeja on Friday that his Enugu State counterpart, Mr Sullivan Chime, who had been receiving treatment abroad, would return home within 10 days time.

Apkabio made the announcement while speaking with reporters at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on arrival from London.

He stated that Chime was well and capable of governing Enugu State, assuring that Chime would return to the Enugu State Government House in the next 10 days.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Akpabio visited Chime in a London hospital along with the Governors of Benue and Rivers, Mr Gabriel Suswan and Mr Rotimi Ameachi.

Akpabio denied allegations that the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) was gradually becoming a cartel and working against the Federal Government and people of Nigeria.

Describing such allegation as baseless, Akpabio said he would not be party to any association or forum that would attempt to bring down President Goodluck Jonathan and his team.

“I will not be a party to anything that will attempt to pull down the government of President Goodluck Jonathan and that I’m assuring you.

“I’ve not been around in the country for a while and I don’t know what is going on.

"Definitely, when I get in, I will observe things and if I should find out that the governors’ forum is what they are saying, you will hear me. I will shout out.”

He said that the forum would continue to work in tandem with the Federal Government.

Akpabio insisted that the governors’ forum should actually be a major collaborator with the Federal Government, maintaining that governors were part and parcel of the government

- NAN

NEXT ON NEWS24 NIGERIAX

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Ismail Ahmed
Save is from the Hands of Jamb an...

Hello to Everyone! I'm Ismail Ahmed from a village called Tsaure in Kano State. I came from a poor family but that doesn't discourage my father to send me school. Read more...

Submitted by
Alale Folagbade
Teachers reward

How can an individual be appreciated when his service is not appreciated? Especially, if that person is estranged in the area at which he/she found him/herself to serve. Read more...

Submitted by
Robert Mandava
I love you Mozambique

I am proudly with our country of Mozambique because I am a Mozambican. I,love you Mozambique. Read more...

Submitted by
Job Waka
Looking beyond the surface

Over time, more than a few members of the opposite sex may catch your eye. But not just anyone will do. After all, you want someone you’ll be comfortable with –someone who truly fits your personality and your goals. Read more...

Submitted by
Aderonke Abimbola
The 5 second rule

Creating a good first impression matters a lot, but for a person who understands that life is about connecting with people, creating a lasting impression becomes a top priority, after all, we all want to be remembered for something. Read more...

Submitted by
BitsTalk
Hardworking or Brain-working

Did you know that the economic crisis in this country are primarily caused by two factors. Firstly the abuse and misuse of resources by Civil and Public servants. Secondly the slave mentality of our youths. Read more...