Yahaya Idris, Lokoja.
The Okovi Clans in Okene Local Government Area of Kogi state has drummed support for the ambition of Engr Abdulrazaq Muhammed to contest the forth coming Chairmanship election.
Engr Muhammed, who is the current Administrator of Okene Local Government Area, received the boast on Monday 3rd February, 2020 as the leadership of the seven clans of Okovi descendants paid a courtesy visit.
The Clan leaders who commended his style of leadership, said the Council boss has performed excellently and deserves to be elected to office as Executive Chairman.
In a letter of endorsement presented to the Council Administrator by the National Chairmen of the seven clans of Okovi descendants, the forum maintained that, their desires to throw support towards the Chairmanship ambition of Hon. Abdulrazaq were born out of his efforts to transform the Council to a more habitable environment for the citizenry.
“He has consistently piloted the affairs of the Council and maintained security of lives and property, making Okene one of the safest town in Kogi State, ” the Clans maintained.
Leader of the forum and Chairman of Asuwe clan, Mall. Yahaya Amaja assured the Council Administrator that the entire Okovi sons and daughters have resolved to rally round him and ensure that his ambition becomes a reality.
According to him, “the good records of Hon. Abdulrazaq speaks volumes, he is a result oriented politician, humble and intelligent, hence, we have come to identify with the man of the moment”, he concluded.
“Sequel to your good administration, we, the entire Okovi clans hereby endorse your candidature as the next elected Chairman of Okene Local Government in the forth coming Council election” he said.
The Administrator while responding, thanked the leadership of the revered Okovi forum and assured them that his government will not rest on it oars, but will do more if elected as the Executive Chairman of the Council, promising to run an open door administration where every one will be given equal opportunity in government.