Headlines Today – Buhari Considering Health Before Seeking Re-election for 2019

According To Punch:

President Muhammadu Buhari will consider his state of health before taking the decision on whether to seek re-election in 2019 or not, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, stated in an interview on Sunday.

Buhari had a serious health challenge in 2017 that made him to seek medical attention outside the country twice.

Adesina said, “The President is not a frivolous person. If he thinks that his health cannot carry anything, he will not do it.

“Every day you see the President, you see a glow about him and you see freshness about him. I think he is even in a better state than when he came in 2015. It’s all to the glory of God. ( In other News, He may be running for a re-election in 2019)

Update On Fuel:

There isn’t much to say here, just that the long queues are back.

Activist challenges Kogi Assembly on variation in 2017 budget:

The Executive Director, Centre for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution, Lokoja, Idris Miliki Abdul, has drawn the attention of the Kogi State House of Assembly to a constitutional gap in the 2018 appropriation bill.

The budget document, which was presented to the House of Assembly on December 21, 2017 is being challenged by Abdul as not being in tandem with what was approved as 2017 appropriation.

According to him, the governor in his speech had indicated that the amount approved by the Kogi State House of Assembly as 2017 appropriation was N185,057,744,523 as against the N174, 851,544,523 contained in the final document that was published by the same government.The human right activist indicated that the difference was an illegal import as there was no supplementary budget approved by the Committee on Finance and Appropriation of the Kogi State House of Assembly throughout 2017.



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