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Governor Sanwo-Olu says he’ll like to meet ‘mummy calm down’ internet sensation

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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has expressed his desire meet the little boy in the catchy “mummy calm down” viral video. 

The Lagos state Governor who noted that the exchange between the little boy and his mother was funny, stated that it depicts the efforts parents put in moulding children into responsible adults. 

He also urged Lagosians to ‘calm down’ as they enjoy the coming holiday and festivity, and also to observe prescribed protocols towards defeating the deadly Coronavirus which are, maintaining social distancing, washing and sanitizing our hands, and using our face masks.
 

A post shared on his official Instagram page read; 

I saw a video of one charming young boy online asking his mom to ‘calm down’ as she was set to punish him for his misdemeanour.
I was moved by his sobriety, which reflected in his promise of “last chance”, when confronted with the fact that he is a regular offender. 
 
The exchange was indeed funny, but it depicts the efforts parents put in moulding children into responsible adults. I want to assume that his mom indeed calmed down because the appeal was moving enough to make anyone change their mind.
 
Interestingly, the video inspired this special message to the good people of Lagos State because of the deeper meaning it conveys. 

Fellow Lagosians, we need to ‘calm down’ as we enjoy the coming holiday and festivity.
 
It is a commemoration of Prophet Ibrahim’s heart of sacrifice and faith in Allah.
We need to emulate and demonstrate his sense of self-restraint at this time the world is combating the scourge of COVID-19.
 
We need to be moderate in our celebration and also observe prescribed protocols towards defeating the deadly coronavirus, which are, maintaining social distancing, washing and sanitizing our hands, and using our face masks.
The world needs responsibility and commitment of its people to oust coronavirus.
 
I urge every Lagosian to ‘calm down’ and not get carried away by the ‘excitement of the moment’. Like the rest of the world, we are still in the middle of a pandemic and need to remain extremely careful to keep the gains of the sacrifices we have all made in the past months. 
 
Let’s calm down!
 
 Meanwhile, I would like to meet the young boy since we both have exclusive right to the phrasal verb ‘calm down’.

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AfDB to commit $12.5 billion to climate finance

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The African Development Bank has declared that it will support atmosphere money in Africa with an extra amount of $12.5 billion.

This was revealed by the President of the AfDB, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, at the online International Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS) 2021 on Monday. The culmination plans to characterize the way for a time of atmosphere speculation and change during the 2030s.

Adesina added that the bank would expand its atmosphere financing by 400%, ascending from 38% of its complete financing in 2019, expressing that Africa required aggregate moves to make the atmosphere battle truly and adjust to environmental changes.

“We hope to arrive at 40% in atmosphere money this year.

“To help out Africa, we are building vital associations,” he said.

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“The AfDB and the GCA-Africa have dispatched the ‘Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program’ to activate 25 billion dollars in new atmosphere account for Africa—and to scale up creative and groundbreaking activities on atmosphere variation across Africa,” he added.

Adesina likewise revealed that The Bank dispatched the Desert-to-Power activity — a $20 billion activity — to fabricate the world’s biggest sunlight based zone in the Sahel, additionally refering to the Digital Agriculture Flagship will use $2 billion to convey computerized atmosphere warning administrations to arrive at 300 million ranchers by 2030.

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Review it was accounted for that African Development Bank (AfDB) said it was focused on preparing the amount of $25 billion in atmosphere money in Africa by 2025, just as various different activities by the bank that would address atmosphere variation.

Dr Akinwumi Adesina additionally uncovered designs to help the Great Green Wall activity with $6.5 billion over the course of the following five years.

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FG refunds Bayelsa State N27 billion as amount spent on federal projects

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The Federal Government has discounted N27 billion to Bayelsa State as the cash the State government spent on administrative undertakings since 2005 to date.

This was uncovered by the Bayelsa State government on Sunday, as it said the sum isn’t up to the N38 billion affirmed by the FG as discounts for bureaucratic street projects.

State Governor, Douye Diri said that the state just got a N27 billion money discount, then, the Technical Adviser on Treasury and Accounts to the lead representative, Timipre Seipulo, revealed that the obligation instrument gave by the national government had a tenor of between four to five years development.

Seipulo added that the discount was actualized with the end goal that the states would stand by between four to five years to get to everything affirmed by the FG, hence States could just get limited discounts from the FG.

He added that the N27 billion sum was limited 71% from the complete N38 billion anticipated worth.

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it was accounted for in November 2020, that Promissory notes worth N148.141billion were endorsed by the Senate as a discount to Bayelsa, Cross River, Ondo, Osun, and the Rivers States for projects executed for the Federal Government.

The sum because of the five states was N148.14billion and separated as follows:

Bayelsa was dispensed N38.40billion

Cross River was assigned N18.39billion

Ondo was apportioned N7.82billion

Osun was apportioned N4.57billion

Streams was apportioned N78.95billion

also additionally detailed that the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, expressed that the Federal Government discounted the South-South State the amount of N78 billion, speaking to the sum spent on bureaucratic streets by the state.

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Naira marley reacts to arrest of school children

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Singer Naira Marley has reacted bitterly to some school children being arrested by Amotekun operatives for calling themselves marlians.

In the video which has gone viral, a lady who is apparently a teacher in the school spoke ill of them and described the children as hoodlums and also said they were found in the bush.

Reacting to this, Naira Marley expressed his desire to meet the children and went on to call their arrest “child abuse”.

He added that the teachers and the so called amotekun with guns need to be arrested.

The singer wrote;

Guys look what’s happening in stupid Nigeria. How can you arrest school kids? This is child abuse. The teachers and this stupid uncles with guns need to get arrested. I want to meet all these kids I owe them, please help me with the name of the school or link me up with any of my Marlian Kids. Thanks. I wanna see the witch behind the camera self. Wtf is amotekun self?? If they treat ur child like this, what would u do? Did u see the slap?? U calling someone child criminal?? Omoo I’m so angry give me school name pls. I need to go there

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