Tofowomo, Olafeso, BBOL congratulate Deolu Ijose as BEDC’s new MD

The Senator representing Ondo South in the Senate, Otunba Nicholas Tofowomo, has congratulated Mr Deolu Ijose on his appointment by the Board of Directors of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) as Acting Managing Director/ CEO of the discos. In a statement on Wednesday by his spokesman, pastor Akinrinlola Olumide, the Senator prayed for God’s grace and guidance for Ijose to succeed in reorganising and positioning the BEDC for sustained growth and development. “I congratulate Mr Deolu Ijose on his new appointment. He is an illustrious son of the soil from Ilutitun in Ondo South. We are proud of him and

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Akure Bye-Election: PDP Appoints Mimiko, Tofowomo, Akinyelure, others as members of National Campaign Council

* As Obaseki, Makinde lead campaign  The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has appointed members of the National Campaign Council/Election Management Team for the Akure North/Akure South Federal Constituency Bye-election scheduled for Saturday, February 26, 2022, in Ondo State. Starnews Nigeria reports that former governor Segun Mimiko and the two PDP Senators from Ondo State, Nicholas Tofowomo (Ondo South), Ayo Akinyelure (Ondo Central) were among the top political gladiators appointed as members of the campaign council from Ondo State. In a statement by Hon. Debo Ologunagba, National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, the party said

Senate President Lawan, Others Visit Senator Tofowomo At Ondo

The President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, Ph.D, CON, has assured Senator Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo South at the 9th Assembly, that his senatorial district will not be shortchanged because of his absence at the Senate. Lawan gave this assurance on Friday, when he visited Senator Tofowomo who is recovering from an accident he had in September 6, 2019, at Trauma center in Ondo West Local Government of Ondo State. He commended Ondo State Government for the quality and standard of the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital in Ondo, which he said boosted his confidence in the

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The peoples Senator Tofowomo is in good condition – Aide

Senator Tofowomo Nicholas, representing the good people of Ondo south senatorial District at the Senate, who was involved in an accident on Friday, is said to be in good condition. Tofowomo of the Peoples Democratic Party, escaped death as his vehicle was involved in a road accident on Ilesa-Akure Expressway in Igbara Oke, the headquarters of the Ifedore Local Government Area of the state. The accident also involved a governorship aspirant of the PDP in the state, Mr Banji Okunomo, and two other members of the party, who were said to be on the journey with the senator. They were

By |September 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Xenophobia: Nigeria recalls High Commissioner to South Africa

Nigeria has recalled its Ambassador to South Africa, Ambassador Kabiru Bala. The nation has also pulled out of the World Economic Summit. It also demanded full compensation, the News Agency of Nigeria has reported, quoting a “presidential source.” Our Correspondent also reported that the move was meant to register serious displeasure with the South African authorities over the ongoing xenophobic attacks on Nigerians resident in South Africa. The decision was taken at a morning meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday in Abuja, our Correspondent added. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, also attended

By |September 4th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Ondo senator restates commitment in developing southern district

By Aderemi Bamgbose Sen. Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo South senatorial district  has reinterated his commitment to develop the district better than he met it. The distinguished Senator made this commitment to residents of the district on Wednesday at the Civic Center, in Idepe Okitipupa while rounding off his "Thank You Visit" to the district. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Sen. Tofowomo toured the six local goverments: Odigbo, Irele, Ile-Oluji/Oke-Igbo, Ese-Odo, Ilaje and Okitipupa to thank them for voting him as the senator at the hallow chamber. Sen. Tofowomo said that he had signed the appointment of of

By |August 21st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Tribunal Judgement Nullifying Victory of Ondo PDP Lawmaker Cannot Stand – Tofowomo

Senator Nicholas Tofowomo (SNT) has described the judgement of Ondo State Election Petition Tribunal which nullified the election of Hon. Ikengboju Gboluga of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who represents Okitipupa/Irele Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives, as a temporary victory for the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Hon. Albert Akintoye, which cannot stand nor scale through judicial review at the Court of Appeal. The Ondo South Senator, in a statement made available by Akinrinlola Olumide, his Media Aide, on Thursday, believes the court of appeal would correct all the errors by the tribunal and arrive at

By |August 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Senator condemns Ondo communal clash

By Aderemi Bamgbose Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo South Senatorial District, has condemned Tuesday’s communal clash in the state which left one person dead and several others severely injured. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Araromi-Obu community in Odigbo Local Government and Ikale community in Okitipupa Local Government on Tuesday engaged in a violent clash over a piece of farmland. Tofowomo, in a statement issued on Thursday in Okitipupa by his spokesman, Mr Olumide Akinrinlola, expressed sadness at the development. He commended the police for swinging into action to douse the tension in Araromi-Obu. While sympathising with the family

By |July 18th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Senator Tofowomo Challenge Football Cup 2019 Kicks Off In Ondo Community

By Obed Chuks Distinguished Senator representing the good people of Ondo South Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Otunba Nicholas Tofowomo, has shown his ever patriotic and pragmatic love for togetherness as propelled by sports, when a tournament tagged “Tofowomo Challenge Football Cup 2019,” organised by Engr. Rapheal Ademulegun, kicked off on Tuesday, in Odigbo Local Government of Ondo State, Starnews reports.  Engr Rapheal Ademulegun at the middle addressing the two Football clubs kickstarting the tournament Speaking before the kick-off of the match, at Lasia Football pitch in Ajue community of Odigbo Local Local Government, Senator Tofowomo, represented by Ademulegun,

By |July 10th, 2019|Categories: Starnews Sport|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Breaking: Court Strikes Out AA Candidate’s Case Against Tofowomo, INEC Over Rerun Election In Ondo

A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State Capital, has dismissed the application filed by the Candidate of Action Alliance (AA), Mr. Olatunji Felder, seeking to nullify the victory of Senator Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo South Senatorial District at the National Assembly. The court also awarded the sum of N200,000 cost against Felder, candidate of the AA. Felder a native of Oke-Igbo, who hails from the same Local government with Senator Tofowomo under Ileoluji-Okeigbo Local Government of Ondo State, took the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to court over the conduct of supplementary election of March 9, 2019 by

By |July 5th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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