By Yahaya Idris Ahmed, Lokoja.
The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Barr. Muhammed Tanko Musa on Friday morning received a delegation from Gbagy community in Koton-Karfe, Kogi Local Government Area.
The meeting held at his Lokoja resident, and the delegation has in attendance elders, youths, women and community chiefs who have comes in Solidarity to Familiarize, support and pray for him in order to succeed in his new office and his interest to contest the forthcoming council election to continued selflessly serve his people.
Mr. Moses Bawa from Tawari community is the leader of the delegation, supported by Mr. John J. P Gazhaki, in his address, described Barr. Tanko as a man of his word, honour who command respect from all the tribal extractions in Kogi LG.
He said they were in his resident to formally inform him of their plight in Kogi LG which needed to be address urgently for ease of administrative representation, dexterity of purpose, unity and Development of the council.
The group Appreciated the efforts of Barr. Tanko for wholeheartedly accommodating all irrespective of tribes, parties during his days in office as the Administrator of Kogi LG and their resolve to overwhelmingly support him stand a better chance ahead of others having been trusted, tested tried and proven.
According to him, only what is needed is to ensure the Gbagy’s are given opportunity to serve as it was done to others tribes in the area.
Pleaded with him to use his good office to consider the Gbagy’s chiefs for staff of office in their various community which if succeeded will guarantee more unity, peace and spirit of togetherness. He said.
In his response, Barr. Muhammed Tanko Musa, expressed joy at the caliber of persons who have joined the delegation to visited him today, saying that he is very confident and convinced beyond doubt that the good thing is about to happened in their land. He call on all and sundry to be United and build on the love which is currently prevalent within the Gbagy’s race, assuring them that the government of Alhaji Yahaya Bello is already in the picture of Kogi LG politics.
Tanko who is also the Immediate past Administrator of Kogi Local Government Area described Gbagy’s extraction as a peaceful people who coexist peacefully with others tribes in the council and always talk about development wherever they found themselves.
Those present during the meeting are, the leader of the delegation Mr. Moses Bawa Tawari, Mr. John JP Gazhaki, Gbagy Youth Council President, Mr. Zaki Godwin Shana, youths representatives from Gbagy communitues were all presents.
Others includes:, Chikara Community head, Idu Community head, Robomi community head, Ahoko Gbagy community head, Adayi common head, Tawari community head, Shama community head, Orehi community head and Robomi North community head and among others.