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Politics 2 State Governors Fight Over Dino Melaye

Discussion in 'Political News' started by RemmyAlex, Jul 17, 2017. Views count: 4648

  1. RemmyAlex

    RemmyAlex Social Member Curators

    Two state governors - Governor Yahaya Bello and Akwa Ibom governor, Emmanuel Udom are waging war of tough over the recall of Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi west senatorial district.

    The Akwa Ibom State Government has faulted statements credited to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, in which he attacked Governor Udom Emmanuel for allegedly describing Senator Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district as a ‘General’ in the Senate.

    Senior Special Assistant (Media)/Chief Press Secretary to Governor Emmanuel, Ekerete Udoh, in a statement, weekend, said: “We have read with amusement the statement credited to Governor Bello where the governor took issues with the description of Dino Melaye, as a “General” in the Senate by Governor Emmanuel, during the recent empowerment event by the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, in Ikot Ekpene.

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    “While it is highly disturbing and disappointing to have a sitting governor say disparaging things about a brother governor based on a wrong analysis fed him by his media team, we will take the high road and not get personal with the governor, our belief being that the office and the person of a governor of a state deserve the highest level of respect and deference possible.

    “We do not intend to immerse ourselves in the politics of zero-sum game that is currently playing out in Kogi State.

    “Governor Bello’s media team should align themselves with globally acceptable best practices in democratic governance where leaders are usually circumspect in their choice of words while engaging their counterparts. If the governor’s media team truly meant well, they should have advised the governor that he will look snippy, truculent and un-gubernatorial in the court of public opinion if he were seen to be joining issues with his brother governor.

    The statement by the Governor’s chief media handler was unfortunately pugnacious in context, pettifogger in tone and tenor and supercilious at best,” the statement added.


  2. TheLeftWing

    TheLeftWing New Member

    They have nothing else to do?
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  3. Marcel Uzendu

    Marcel Uzendu New Member

    Governor Bello is a mistake to kogi people. Remember that the man did not context any election, he was just planted there to be causing obstruction.
  4. Maame Adjoa

    Maame Adjoa Member

    These guys are solo useless honestly. Nigeria has lots and lots of pressing issues,them dey there exchange trash. Please they should cancel the cash withdrawal for us at the diasporas