The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)Candidate Abba Kabir Yusuf has taken the lead in Kano state as the results of Saturday’s governorship election from 43 out of the 44 LGAs in the state were presented by the INEC Returning Officer at the state collation centre early Monday.
The keenly contested election is between Abba Kabir Yusuf of the PDP and the incumbent governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
Currently, PDP polled 951,531 votes as against APC’s 935,451 votes.Thus, PDP is leading with a margin of 16,080 votes in the state.
The session has gone on break to resume later for continuation of the collation exercise of Nasarawa local government area yet to be presented.
PDP 16, 606
PDP 13, 171
Garun Mallam LG
APC- 19,202PDP – 18,090
APC – 23,859PDP – 27,342
APC – 26,843PDP – 42,24
DAWAKIN TOFA LGA
APC- 32,945PDP- 17,418
APC – 22,390PDP – 24,410
APC- 24,751PDP 40-417
APC – 32,394PDP – 57,781
APC – 19,070PDP – 14,119
APC – 32,530PDP – 60,082
APC – 18,370PDP – 27,344
A photo of the female crew members on board the ill fated Ethiopian Airline crash has surfaced online.
It was a sad Sunday morning to the world when the news of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 carrying 149 passengers and eight crew members crashed en route Nairobi, Kenya circulated.
A statement released by the airline confirming the incident said, “We hereby confirm that our scheduled flight ET 302 from Addis Ababa to Nairobi was involved in an accident today,”
“It is believed that there were 149 passengers and eight crew on board the flight but we are currently confirming the details of the passenger manifest for the flight,”.
Now the photo of the female crew members surfaced and they're above.
Two Nigerian Professors were among the 157 people that lost their lives in the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed earlier today.
While Prof. Abiodun Bashua traveled with his Nigerian passport, Professor Pius Adesanmi traveled with his Canadian passport.
The duo were heading to Nairobi, Kenya, to attend a CIDO/ECOSOCC meeting.
The aircraft, a Boeing 737 MAX 8, took off at 08:38am (05:38 GMT) and lost contact with air traffic controllers, 6 minutes later and crashed near Bishoftu.
Bashua was a respected retired Nigerian diplomat with many years with the UN, while Adesanmi was a Nigerian-Canadian professor of English at the Carleton University, Canada.
Nigerian scholar and popular political columnist, Prof. Pius Adesanmi, has been confirmed to be among the 157 persons that died in the Ethiopian Airline crash early Sunday morning.
Reacting, Osinbajo via his aide, Laolu Akande in a tweet described death of Adesanmi as a painful loss.
He wrote: “We mourn, with his family and associates, one of our notable public intellectuals of the day, Pius Adesanmi, award-winning writer & Canada-based professor, who reportedly passed on in today's unfortunate Ethiopian Airlines crash. What a painful loss! May his memory be blessed.”
Adesanmi, who lives in Canada and holds both Nigerian and Canadian passport, posted a photo from Addis Ababa Airport, Ethiopia, hours before the plane took off.