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The Israeli Ambassador to , Shimon Ben-Shoshan, says his country was prepared to cooperate with in the fight against and terrorism.

Ben-Shoshan said this when he visited the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday in Abuja.

He disclosed that Israel and Nigeria had maintained a cordial diplomatic relationship for 60 years.

“We are willing to cooperate in any field. As you already know, there have been fantastic cooperation during the previous administration in fighting Boko Haram terrorists.

“I can assure you that you are in good hands,” Ben-Shoshan said.

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The envoy stated that Israel had fought many wars over the years, adding that the country was desirous of achieving peace with all its neighbours.

On peace with other nations, Ben-Shoshan said: “We are praying three times a day, we are asking for peace. I think it is better if we can solve the problem without using which is the best thing to be done to save lives,” he said.

Ben-Shoshan also expressed the desire of Israeli top government functionaries to visit Nigeria during the year, adding that no top official of government had paid official visit in a long time.

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In his remarks, Buratai said issue of security requires not only internal resources or internal forces.

“We have had external supports in terms of training, provision of intelligence, which Israel has the strength.

“Israel is highly sophisticated in information technology as well as cyber warfare and cyber intelligence which I believe Israel will use to support our armed forces.”

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Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.

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More troubles for Akeredolu as Ondo workers set for showdown, threaten strike

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All seems not too well with the Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu-led government in Ondo State following the threat by workers to embark on strike.

The civil servants in a letter addressed to the governor gave him 5 days ultimatum to shut down the state if their demands were not met.

DAILY POST gathered that the workers across the 18 Local Government Areas of the state are demanding for the payment of their outstanding salaries, leave bonuses among other entitlements pending over the years.

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The workers under the Joint Negotiating Council, JNC, in a letter dated 10th July, 2020, gave Akeredolu till Wednesday, 15 July, 2020 to call for negotiations or they will down tools.

The agitation was contained in a letter to the governor and jointly signed by the state Chairman of JNC, Comrade Oluwaniyi Fabunmi and the State Secretary, Comrade Kehinde Olomiye.

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JNC is an umbrella body of all the labour unions in the public service and comprises affiliates of the Labour Congress, NLC, and Trade Union Congress.

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Okada rider allegedly shot dead by police officer for not wearing a face mask in Imo (graphic)

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A yet-to-be-identified motorcycle rider was shot dead allegedly by a police officer around Banana junction in Orlu, Imo state today July 9.

 

According to reports, the policeman had stopped the motorcycle rider for not wearing a face mask. An altercation ensued between both men after the Okada man allegedly refused to give a N50 bribe.

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The area is currently in Chaos as residents are demanding justice for the deceased Okada rider. The spokesperson of the state police command is yet to comment on the incident.

 

See graphic photos from the incident below

Okada rider allegedly shot dead by police officer for not wearing a face mask in Imo (graphic)Okada rider allegedly shot dead by police officer for not wearing a face mask in Imo (graphic)Okada rider allegedly shot dead by police officer for not wearing a face mask in Imo (graphic)

Watch a video from the scene of the incident below

 

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