Determined to stop the recurring cases of fuel tankers in the state, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Monday, announced the setting up of a Committee, comprising of stakeholders to fashion out guidelines aimed at curbing the spates of incessant fuel tanker fires and traffic gridlocks by articulated vehicles in the state.
It will be recalled that Ambode had summoned a stakeholders meeting to look at ways of preventing future occurrence when he visited the scene of last Friday Midnight Idumu-Egbe petroleum tanker explosion where over 70 shops, 34 houses were destroyed by inferno caused by fuel tankers.
The Chairman, Police Service Commission, Mike Okiro, on Monday reacted to the allegation that he defrauded the commission of N275 million and vowed not to succumb to blackmail.
Mr. Okiri alleged that a staff of the commission, Aaron Kaase, of the Press Unit, colluded with a journalist to blackmail him with the allegation to collect N10 million.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday in Elmau, Germany, reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to ending Boko Haram’s insurgency in the shortest possible time.
Speaking at a meeting with President Francois Hollande of France after his participation in Monday’s G-7 Outreach Programme, President Buhari said Nigeria will welcome greater support and cooperation from France and other friendly nations for its ongoing efforts to overcome Boko Haram and restore full security and normalcy to areas affected by the group’s atrocities.