NTA News Summary August 7 2017
Buhari Condemns Anambra Attack
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the ozubulu church attack in anambra state by yet to be identified gunmen, describing the incident as an appalling crime against humanity and unspeakable sacrilege.
Expressing his grief in a strongly worded statement issued by the senior special assistant on media and publicity malam garba shehu, president buhari said that there is no justification whatsoever to target church worshippers and kill them in cold blood.
Acting President Commends Nigerians
Acting president yemi osinbajo has commended Nigerians who have continue excel in their chosen career within and outside the shores of the country saying nigeria is bound to reach the top globally.
A statement by senior special assistant on media and publicity to the president office of the acting president laolu akande indicates that this was while he received Dr. oluyinka olutoye a us based doctor who successfully led a medical team that operated on a foetus, winning united state and global acclaim for the feat.
Army Appeal to Religious Traditional and Community leaders
The Nigerian army wishes to appeal to religious, traditional and community leaders, as well as all well-meaning Nigerians especially in the north east of our country, to help dissuade people from donating their daughters or wards, to Boko haram terrorists for indoctrination and suicide bombing missions.
A statement by director army public relations, brigadier general Sani Kukasheka Usman says the appeal became expedient in view of recent revelations by some intercepted female suicide bombers during interrogations.
APC Condemns Anambra Church Attacks
The ruling all progressives congress, APC has condemned the attack on st.philip catholic church in ekwusigo local government area of anambra state describing it as callous and barbaric.
A statement by bolaji abdullahi, national publicity secretary of the party commiserates with the catholic church and called on the security agencies to ensure that the perpetrators of this heinous crime are promptly brought to justice.
Chief of Air Staff Operation Visit to Maiduguri
The chief of air staff, air marshal sadique abubakar has restated the commitment of troops in bringing an end to boko haram insurgency.
Hamman jabani reports that the chief of air staff was speaking while addressing newsmen after a close door meeting with his lieutenants in Maiduguri.
Nasarawa partnering with FCT to Ensure Construction of road
Nasarawa state government is partnering federal capital territory administration to ensure the completion of karshi-abuja road to ease congestion on keffi-abuja highway.
Governor umaru tanko al-makura said this while inaugurating the first phase of the road project from tudun wada near keffi to karshi in the fct.
Dogara Condemns Anambra Massacre
Speaker yakubu dogara has described the killing of worshippers in a catholic church at ozubulu, anambra state as abominable, barbaric and inhuman. In a statement by his special adviser on media and public affairs Turaki Hassan, speaker Dogara implored security agencies to fish out the perpetrators of this heinous crime and bring them to book.