Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has congratulated the
Governor of Taraba State! Darius Ishaku on the affirmation of his
election by the Supreme Court, saying that the rule of law has come
to stay in the democratic process of the country.
In a statement issued on Thursday by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special
Assistant to the Rivers State Governor on Electronic Media, Governor
Wike also congratulated the good people of Taraba state State whose
preference for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been affirmed
by the Supreme Court.
Governor Wike stated that the judgment of the Apex Court has further
strengthened the nation’s democracy and enhanced the confidence of
the people in the judiciary.
He noted that the rule of law has been consolidated by the judgments
of the Supreme Court on the appeals that it adjudicated upon.
He said that with the Supreme Court judgment, the votes cast by the
people of Taraba State for Governor Darius Ishaku have been upheld.
The governor urged the Taraba State Governor to consolidate on his
numerous achievements and also extend a hand of cooperation to his
opponents for the greater good of the people of the state.
a junior football coach and an HIV-positive man were among 11 people
arrested in northern Italy on charges of paying for sex with minors,
police said Thursday.
The arrests in the Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna regions follow a
six-month investigation led by detectives in Brescia into a prostitution
network which used social media to put the minors in contact with
The investigation was triggered after a mother found suspicious text
messages on the phone of her 16-year-old daughter.
The accused priest was named by his diocese as Diego Rota, 45, a parish
priest in the village of Solza near the city of Bergamo.
“The serious charges which Don Rota is accused of have caused amazement,
dismay and profound pain to the bishop and our whole community,” said
monsignor Giulio Dellavite, Secretary General of the Bergamo diocese’s
Rota has been suspended from his post. All the accused were placed under
One of them, a 56-year-old man with HIV, had been arrested earlier this
year on suspicion of seeking partners for unprotected sex.
Read more at: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2016/02/priest-arrested-in-italy-child-sex-ring-probe/