Local Government Area


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Local Government Area

In Nigeria, a political subdivision approximately equivalent to a municipality.
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From the local government areas; in Brass, we have 4, 452 cards, Ekeremor, 4, 704, Kolokuma/Opokuma, 2, 718.
Other areas where the soldiers carried out operations he said were Ngaiwa, Tongule and Warsele villages in Ngala Local Government Area of the state.
It could be recalled that Governor Ugwuanyi had mandated stakeholders in the 17 local government areas that make up the state to nominate qualified persons from their localities for appointment as commissioners.
Addressing the people of the two local government areas, Chief Odenigbo represented by the Executive Assistant to Governor Willie Obiano on State Emergency Management Agency and Media, Mr Emeka Obinwa, maintained that the message is not to cause panic among the people but to prepare them against being caught unawares as flood which is a natural phenomenon comes unexpectedly.
The beneficiaries were drawn from the eight local government areas of the district.
The aerial spray would subsequently be undertaken in the remaining 15 local government areas of the state, especially where large scale dry season farming would take place.
'It will provide quality services for the restoration, improvement and promotion of the health and well-being of women, babies and children in the local government area and adjoining communities.
Meanwhile, the State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has received briefings on the reported flood disaster that wreaked havoc on some communities at Malala and its environs in Dukku as well as others in Nafada local government areas as a result of over flow of River Gongola, following a heavy downpour.
He added, This administration has completed some of its road projects, including the 22.3-kilometre Ugbe-Iboropa-Ise road in Akoko North East Local Government Area.
The Commissioner also said that one Idris Umaru was arrested for the kidnap and murder of Secretary of Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area, who was killed in March 2019.
The Electoral Officer in charge of Njikoka Local Government Area, Mrs Ada Imagie, described the delay to the late arrival of Police Officers.
Sokoto State zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested the Chairman of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, Gunmi Local Government Area, Zamfara State chapter, Rijia Ibrahim, for allegedly diverting bags of fertilizers and insecticide products worth N17,100,000.
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