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OBJ, IBB, Anenih Prepare 5-Points Plan For Jonathan
It emerged on Saturday that the Elders Committee of the Peoples
Democratic Party (PDP), which met with the warring factions of the party
in Abuja on Friday has prepared a five-point action plan for the
attention of President Goodluck Jonathan.
The committee, which
was led by former President Olusegun Obasanjo and included former
military leader, General Ibrahim Babangida, and the Chairman of the
Board of Trustees (BoT) of the party, Chief Tony Anenih, had, on
Saturday, wrapped up the five-point action plan, which it believes would
aid President Jonathan in resolving the logjam in the party.
According to Sources the elders’ committee’s recommendation to the
president included the reinstatement of the Adamawa State chapter of the
party loyal to Governor Murtala Nyako, reinstatement of the executive
committee of the Rivers State chapter of the PDP, which is loyal to
Governor Amaechi, as well as the re-absorption of Governor Rotimi
Amaechi into the party, in line with the party’s constitution.
Sources also said that the elders committee also recommended that
President Jonathan should intervene and bring an end to the crisis
rocking the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) by calling a heart-to-heart
meeting with the Plateau State governor, Jonah Jang, and his Rivers
State counterpart, Amaechi, to agree on a resolution of the crisis.
Another recommendation of the elders committee, which is to be submitted
to the president, is the suggestion that the 31 August mini convention
should be reviewed to rectify any anomalies.
Cape Town - A new survey conducted by GoEuro has revealed that Cape Town ranks 31st among the most expensive cities in the world for accommodation.
price index study covered 60 000 properties - including Airbnb, 1 to 5
star hotels as well as hostels - in 150 different cities in order to
analyse the price effect on the industry and how this affects
Unsurprisingly the index noted that many travellers
are favouring shared accommodation options like Airbnb and hostels over
traditional hotels. Another interesting point they picked up on, is the
fact that millennials are taking a greater share of the market, helping
hostels grow at a faster pace than the hotel industry.
reports that while the Mother City ranked 31st overall at an average
rate of $99 (R1 147 at R11.61/dollar) per night, it was 26th most
expensive for hotels and 47th for Airbnb property.
New York topped the list with an average price of $246 (R2 852).