Yahaya Idris, Kogi
Barr. Muhammed Tanko Musa Osuku, the incumbent Administrator of Kogi Local Government chairmanship ambition got a boost as the Omoko Community declared their support for his candidacy on Tuesday at the Omoko community primary school venue of the gathering amidst large turn out of people and Jubilations
The youths, women and elders of Omoko Community have declared their overwhelmed support in favour of Alhaji Muhammed Tanko Musa Osuku, in which they described as pragmatic and indefatigable political juggernaut with vast governance experience.
According to the leaders of the community who extensively and collectively spoke in one voice, Hon. Isa Muhammed, Hon Yakubu Gambo, Hon Adamu Ohimoko and many others said: “Today is a great day, the reason being that we are officially declaring and adopting one of us, who lives among us, our incumbent Administrator who serve our people tirelessly with much gains on ground for all to see. We have high hope that he will emerge as APC’s flag-bearer when the primary held, we will vote en masse for him, inview of his numerous developments brought to the people of Kogi LG.
The group further state that “And to demonstrate that our support for Alh. Muhammed Tanko Musa, the security of life and properties he had brought over the years, protected their people from kidnappers and ensure adequate security within and outside their community. we want to congratulate him in advance as the next chairman of Kogi Local Government. We will rest our case here because we are waiting for the special day,”.
“We are fully in support of zoning arrangement in Kogi LG and by doing so the people of Kogi LGA will be better in areas of unity, fair-play, equity and development”.
In the same vein, the Elders Forum of Omoko community, who are men and women of integrity ably led by Alhaji Original, Mall Yusuf Yunusa Principal said, “Barr. Tanko is one of us, a trueborn son of Kogi LG, one that stand for his people, works for his land. He grew up among us and we can identify with him. He is the best Administrator and candidate in this circumstance to be the chairman of Kogi Local Government, and we believe we should give him our open support.”
Hon. Muhammed Isah SK, DG Campaign for Barr. Tanko, Hon. Shuaibu Adamu Aduho, Supervisory Councilor for Education and Social Services commended the people of Omoko and APC stakeholders for their collective decisions aim at ensuring the existing zoning arrangement is not only sustain but maintain in the interest of peace and tranquility.
They briefly spelled out the Administrator works in the last 3 years and called for more support to enable him do more.
The Administrator, Barr. Muhammed Tanko Musa, who was in attendance during the event which he was endorsed, expressed his gratitude for the supports being given to him by the Omoko Community, adding that he will deliver on his campaign promises if he is elected.
“My word is my bond, and like I always say trust is the core of what i am about and what the people around me and my leaders are about. Now we can all see the developments my Administration has brought to Kogi LG and its environs.”
The Administrator thanked the party stakeholders for identify with him and promised never to let them down.
In another development Barr. Tanko also paid home to HRH. Odumi of Omoko, Mall. Zakari Umar and authentic APC chairman, Alhaji Audu Omoko at their residents.
The Administrator was accompanied by his aides, supporters and well-wishers.
Barr. Muhammed Tanko Musa, was former DG Campaign for Alhaji Yahaya Bello representing Lokoja/Kogi Federal Constituency in 2015, Former NBA chairman Lokoja branch and incumbent Administrator of Kogi Local Government Area and among others.
Kogi Inferno: Gov Obaseki Condoles With Kogi Govt, People And Wish Them Fortitude To Bear The Loss
The newly returned Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has condoled with the government and people of Kogi State, over the tanker explosion which claimed many lives.
In the condolence message issued in Benin City, the state capital on Thursday, Obaseki said: “I condole with the government and people of Kogi State over the tanker explosion that claimed several lives.
“The explosion is an urgent reminder of the need to prioritize road and rail infrastructure development in Nigeria.”
The governor added: “Our hearts go out to families that lost persons and wish them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”
Just In: Another Gas Explosion Hits Lagos
A gas explosion is currently rocking one area at Iju Ishaga, Lagos State.
According to reports gathered, many of the people who involved in the incident were injured.
The Punch reports that buildings around the scene of the explosion suffered a partial collapse. As of the time of filing this report, the details of the gas explosion were sketchy An eyewitness, Ikechukwu, said, “We just heard a loud sound around 03.30 pm and we suddenly began to see smoke.
The explosion is massive and we are not sure of the casualties but many people are injured.
The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident.
He disclosed that emergency fighters have arrived at the scene of the incident. “LASEMA Response Team is at Cele Bus Stop, Iju Ishaga.
Kogi State Chairman Security Trust Fund, Hon. Samari Appeals To All Road Users To Ensure Their Vehicles Are In Order.
Chairman Kogi State Security Trust Fund, Hon Abdulmalik Samari has appealed to all road users to be sure their vehicles are road Worthy to avoid Carnage on thr road.
Hon. Samari made the statement in an exclusive chat with journalists in lokoja, the state capital.
While condoling with the victims of the recent Felele tragedy, described the incident as tragic and shocking.
He called on the relevant authorities to ensure vehicles are road Worthy to save lives and to minimise the rates of accidents on the road.
He assured the residents of the state of his agencies commitment to the protection of lives and properties in the State. According to him, Kogi state Security Trust Fund will compliment the efforts of the state government in making Kogi safe for economic activities to strive.
He used the medium to commensurate with the families who lost their loved ones in the tragic inferno.
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