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Emeka Oramadike loses Mother in law

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If death could be staved off, the family of Okolo in Ebe-Nato Ezeoye village, Nibo, Awka south L.G.A, Anambra State could have done everything possible to prevent the transition of their Matriarch, the late Lady Grace C. Okolo (nee Osuanah)
Particularly, Emeka Oramadike would have staked all he has to ensure that his darling and cherished mother-in-law lived. However, the inevitability of death has now left both families in deep mourning.

Homeward journey for Late Grace popularly known as Arukakwa who was married to Sir I.C Okolo commences with a Christian wake keep at her Husband’s compound Ebe-Nato Ezeoye Nibo Awka south L.G.A, Anambra state. Burial takes place on Thursday 10th Jan 2019 after a 10 am Requiem mass at St. Mathew’s Anglican church Nibo – Awka south L.G.A Anambra state

Emeka Oramadike’s condolence visit (Akwa- Ogo) will take place on Friday 11thJanuary. 2019. His entourage will leave Ichi town in Ekwusigo L.G.A for Nibo in Awka South by 1pm prompt.

Those who knew the late Grace .C Okolo said she will be sorely missed. They described her as a devout Christian, women advocate philanthropist, community leader who made honesty, hard work and integrity her watchwords while alive.

Left behind to mourn her irreparable passage are many relations and loved ones including her husband, Sir. Innocent Okolo, Engr. Chika Okolo, son, Dr (Mrs.) Chigozie Oramadike, daughter and Mr. Emeka Oramadike, son –in-law and Marketing Manager, Ekulo Group of companies.

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Photos: Troops defeat Boko Haram attack on Military base in Yobe

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Nigerian troops of the 27 Task Force Brigade, and Nigerian Army Special Forces School, Buni Yadi, Gujba Local Government of Yobe State, have successfully defeated Boko Haram terrorists that launched an attack on the military base.

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Army seeks strategic Military Partnership in Counter Terrorism Operations…As COAS visits the Republic of Korea

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As part of the efforts to further enhance the professional efficiency and capabilities of the Nigerian Army, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General TY Buratai has led a delegation to the Republic of Korea to seek strategic bi-lateral collaboration in the fight against terrorism and insurgency. The visit which was at the instance of KIA Motors Corporation, was further aimed at improving the capacity building of the Nigerian Army by Republic of Korea in the areas of military logistic, intelligence gathering, army aviation and military vehicle manufacturing.

The visit began on 16th January 2019 with a courtesy call to the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Korean Armed Forces, General Park Hanki, at his office. During the visit, both emphasised the need for more collaboration between the Republic of Korean and the Nigerian military especially in the areas of training and equipment support. They also promised to further enhance the relationship between the Republic of Korea military and the Nigerian Army. Lieutenant General TY Buratai also paid similar visit to Chief of Staff Republic of Korean Army, General Kim Yong-woo, where they exchanged ideas and emphasised on the need for further collaboration between both Armies.

Thereafter, the COAS was at the Defence Acquisition Programme Administration (DAPA), at Duteopbawi-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, which was equivalent to Defence Industries of Nigeria (DICON). While there, he interacted with the Minister in charge, Mr Wang Jung Hong and other management staff of DAPA on ways of further collaboration between DAPA and the Nigerian Army.

As part of his itinerary, the COAS also visited the Headquarters of 11th Infantry Division of the Korean Army, at Hong Cheon. On arrival, he was received by the Commander, Major General Kim, who briefed him on the organisation, operations and exploits of the Division. The Division also displayed the sophistication and potency of some of the formation’s equipment and Armoured Fighting Vehicles for the COAS.

On Friday 18th January 2019, the COAS and members of his delegation were at the Corporate headquarters of KIA Motors Corporation, Gwangju, where they were received and briefed by Mr Il -Tae Kim, Director Special Vehicle Global Sales Group. Thereafter, they were conducted round the company’s manufacturing plants particularly the KIA Light Tactical Vehicles manufacturing plants.

The COAS also had another meeting with Mr Il-Seop Lee, the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Special Vehicle Division of KIA Motors Corporation in Seoul. Present at the occasion was Mr Ik-tae Kim, Director, Special Vehicles Global Sales Group.

The COAS was accompanied on the visit by Major General VO Ezugwu, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the newly established Nigerian Army Vehicle Manufacturing Company, Brigadier General Hussein Ahmed, Acting Provost Marshall (Army) and the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General SK Usman.

Earlier on arrival at Incheon International Airport, Seoul, on Wednesday 16th January 2019, the COAS and the entourage were received by Mr Gabriel Olufemi Asaolu, a Minister with Nigerian Embassy at Seoul, Republic of Korea, Nigeria’s Defence Adviser to Beijing, Major General TOB Ademola, Navy Commodore EO Ferreira, Nigeria’s Defence Adviser to New Delhi, Republic of Korean military delegation and some officials of Kia Motors Corporation. They also accompanied the COAS delegation throughout the visit.

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Emotions are temporary, Decisions are Permanent – Reno Omokri

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Reno Omokri has dropped few words that will help while making decisions. The former spokesperson to former President, Goodluck Jonathan sounded against taking decisions that last permanently over temporary emotions.

“If you stop drinking water because you don’t like urinating, it is you who suffers, not water. If you stop relating with your family because you don’t like what they did to you, it is you who will suffer. Family is like water. They quench thirst, but can cause urination.

They are like your fingernails. Sometimes they can scratch you, but you don’t permanently remove them because of that temporary inconvenience.

Emotions are temporary. Decisions are more permanent. So, what is the wisdom in basing a permanent decision on a temporary emotion? It is like making a raincoat your permanent uniform because it rained yesterday. Rains are temporary. Uniforms are permanent #RenosNuggets,” he wrote.

 

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