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Here Is The Emancipator Hon. Ishaq Ahmed kana, Former NASS Member Who Constructed Roads, Electrified Rural Communities, Empower Women, Youths In Nasarawa

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By Yahaya Idris, Keffi.

According to history Since return of democracy in 1999 the emergence of different political office holders in Nasarawa State, particular from the western region of the state none had performed credibly and to the expectations of their people as Hon. Ishaq Ahmed Kana.

Many have comes onboard to contribute their quota but Hon. Ishaq Ahmed kana’s era overwhelmed others with achievements cut across board.

Hon Ishaq Ahmed kana unlike other politicians who seek reelection into same political offices he always look ahead and paving way for younger generation to take leadership positions to contribute their quota.

He formerly served as DG Protocol to Governor Abdullahi Adamu, former State Assembly member where he represented the good people of Kokona constituency and House of Representatives Member representing Karu, Keffi and Kokona federal constituency. His aspiration was not born out of greed or thirst for power rather a genuine offer to serve his people at different capacity.

His achievements so far:

While at the National Assembly his achievements was described as outstanding considering the impact he has recorded on the life of the common man on the street in his constituency and beyond. Despite outright cut in salaries and other related allowances he was able to provide for his people.

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Healthcare:

Though, his primary responsibility as a representative is strictly to make laws for the good governance of the people; Hon. Ishaq Ahmed kana defied all odds by providing and sponsoring the following:

Construction of Primary Healthcare Centre in his home town Kana community

Distribution of free wheelchairs to some hospitals and clinics across the three LGAs that made up the constituency.

Free medical outreach to the people in his constituency a program he sustain in the area for every quarter of the year.

Sponsor Free treatment of patients in some major hospitals in Keffi, Kokona and Karu LGAs

Payment/offsetting of medical bills of some patients who cannot afford in his constituency

Education Sector:

Considering the important of education in transforming the society, Hon. Ishaq Ahmed kana embarked on massive investment in the sector with sole aimed to assist the teeming youths;

Distributed over 128 Laptops to some students in the three LGAs

Payment of WAEC/NECO worth over 3.5 million in his constituency a program that have brought great relief to the parents these beneficiaries, this is in addition to the well-organized scholarship scheme that will soon commence.

Secured admission into higher institution of learning to over 400 candidates within and outside the country.

Renovation of block of 2 Nos classroom with a well furnished office at Panda Development Area of Karu LGA.

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Construction of 3 Nos Block of classrooms with an office attached at the Federal Government College, Keffi.

He facilitated the payment/offsetting of registration fees to some students for their outstanding performance

Women Empowerment:

Hon. Ishaq Ahmed kana consider women empowerment as the center-point of approach to social welfarism. In view of the above consideration, he was able to provide the following:

Distribution of over 10, 000 rappers to women across the constituency
Distribution of over 2,000 Grinding machines
Distribution of over 400 Sewing Machines
Individual empowerment and cash donations worth over 6 million naira to women with related problem or the other

Electrification:

The persisted problem of electricity then has been teething not only in his constituency but in the whole country. The obsolete nature of transformers has been a source of worries in the area. In view of the fact that he embarked on the following:

Purchase and installation of 37 Nos of Transformers

Rural electrification project from Kokona, Angwan Mallam Mango to Pam Barau.

From Kokona Angwan Doka, Jama, am – Alu, Kufan Gwari, Bakin Ayini and Amba.

Electrification of Gunduma Gitata to Panda

Electrification of Gora, Roguwa to Saka

Power supply extension from Mallacin Idi to Tudun Wada in Keffi LGA

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Power supply extension to Nasarawa LG

Youth Empowerment:

Considering the role of youth as the engine commanding height of the economy, Hon. Ishaq Ahmed Kana decided to identified himself with them in the following areas:

Distribution of over 130 motorcycles
Distribution of 63 tricycles (Keke NAPEP)
Distribution of 83 different brand of cars to the youths

Cash worth of 9 million naira shared to teeming youths based on their related personal problems

Secured employment to over 76 individuals at different capacities within the State and FCT, Abuja.

Social and General Welfare:

His Intervention in this area earned him the named “Grand Commander Of Social Welfarism In Nigeria”.

Distribution of variety of grains to the disabled worth 13 million naira

Distribution of variety of grains during festivities such as Christmas, Ramadan, Sallah and other ceremony worth 26 million naira.

Distribution of Rams, Goats and Cows during festivities

Provision of 100/50 landed properties to several well-wishers and campaign team; Over 220 people benefitted from this gesture.

Ishaq kana Sponsor over 63 people to perform, 49 people lesser Hajj and 40 people to Jerusalem.

Sunk over 140 functional motorized boreholes at situated across the constituency.

Construction of major road from Amba Bakin Ayini to Kufan Gwari.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Anambra Guber: “If Given the Mandate, Anambra State Will Witness Rapid Development Through Good Governance” – Dr. Morghalu

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Anambra Guber: “If Given the Mandate, Anambra State Will Witness Rapid Development Through Good Governance” – Dr. Morghalu

 

 

Ahead of the November 6th 2021 Governorship race in Anambra State, a leading aspirant under the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, and the Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Doctor George Morghalu, has declared that Anambra State will observe rapid development by restoring confidence in the citizens through good governance if given the mandate.

Doctor Moghalu who was one of the discusants of the symposium on security, Youths and Women inclusiveness in governance hosted by Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State to mark his forty six birthday in Lokoja, told Newsmen that he has a well thought-out and articulated master plan which will soon be made available to the people of Anambra State.

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The NIWA MD and Governorship hopeful who will be contesting the Party’s primary alongside other aspirants, expressed explicit confidence of picking the party ticket.

Doctor Moghalu explained that if his bid is successful, he will accord attention to security, education, health, agriculture, and empowering the citizens through economic activities.

The governorship hopeful identified Family unit as a foundation for any societal advancement asserting that whatever happens in the society today were the by-products of the family.

Doctor Morghalu regretted that the reported happenings in the Country such as insurgency, banditry, kidnapping, highways robbery, cultism and other sundry issues bedeviling the Country, could be tackled easily if families can begin to play their parts, ranging from proper upbringing of children to obey constituted Authorities, follows the norms of the society and as well report their Children/Wards that are getting out of hand to security agencies.

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While contributing at the symposium, Dr. Morghalu argued that Youths around the globe are veritable tool which could bring transformational changes to society through their contributions.

The Anambra State Governorship aspirant also lauded Governor Yahaya Bello for his administration’s pragmatic approach on inclusion of Youths and Women in the leadership of the Kogi State, adding that through his actions the youths attention had been diverted to profitable ventures in the State.

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Take active part in Politics, Group Tasks Nigerians As CEDO4GYB2PYB Attends The Progressive Youth Conference Of the APC

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CEDO4GYB2PYB Group Attends The Progressive Youth Conference Of The All Progressive Congress (APC) In Abuja

… Canvased support for governor Yahaya Adoza Bello for the national task ahead while also urging young Nigerians to actively participate in party politics.

The *Chief Edward David Onoja* Group for GYB2PYB (CEDO4GYB2PYB) attended the first ever national Progressive youth conference of the All Progressive Congress (APC), themed ‘the future is a decision’ at the international conference center in Abuja.

The conference is a convergence of the party’s national leaders, young members and other Stakeholders to share experiences, generate ideas, and communicate a defined roadmap on increasing youth inclusivity and participation in governance, while also seeking to restate the progressive values of the party and give hope, inspiring a new Nigeria to the mainstream of the All Progressive Congress (APC) towards a surer political future.

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Speaking to newsmen at the conference, the group’s coordinator, comrade Yunusa A. Yunusa urged young Nigerians to actively participate in the activities of the party, and canvases support for the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello. Stating that, the future of Nigeria is youth.

“As the 2023 elections draw closer amid a gloomy political and economic outlook, young Nigeria must consider their active role in politics, we must, as a matter of urgency, redouble our efforts on the contentious political activities of our dear country, so as for us to rightly take our place.

“Governor Yahaya Bello is a young Nigerian with the right qualities to effectively and efficiently lead Nigeria, judging from his good records of addressing pressing national issues such as security, unity and amongst others. We must rally around him and support him to keep up the good work, even as he prepares to take on the national task ahead”, comrade Yunusa said.

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2023 – Ankpa/Olamaboro/ Omala Federal Constituency: Edoka Urged To Step Forward To Serve His People Diligently

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Chairman of the NLC Kogi state council, Comrade Onuh Edoka
2023 - Ankpa/Olamaboro/ Omala Federal Constituency: Edoka Urged To Step Forward To Serve His People Diligently
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2023 – Ankpa/Olamaboro/ Omala Federal Constituency: Edoka Urged To Step Forward To Serve His People Diligently

By Our Reporter, Kogi.

As the 2023 General Elections draw closer, the need for men of good conscience to commence in earnest a search for credible men and women that will represent their collective destinies in the National Assembly cannot overemphasized.

And for Ankpa Federal Constituency in Kogi State, as old as it is, has not been so lucky to have had an above average performances of its representatives in the green chamber, needs a more comprehensive search for credible individual who is loaded with antecedents of selfless service to the constituency and humanity.

However, the search, wouldn’t be a problem to find as Mr. Musa Omata Stephen, a son of the soil, succinctly challenge political leaders across all the divides to beam their searchlights on the erstwhile Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress NLC, Kogi State Council, Mr Onuh Edoka to step into the ring to make the difference for the people.

That Ankpa Federal constituency needs a man of courage and boldness to be the voice of the people in the next dispensation cannot be over-emphasized.

Without mincing words, Comr. Onuh Edoka has built trust and confidence and has remained untainted even amidst a society where people get carried away by the paraphanalia of office is what stands him out.

This write-up therefore seeks to appeal to the present NLC Chairman and for the people of Ankpa Federal Constituency in Kogi State to start a new discussion ahead 2023.

There is no doubt today that any keen observer of the developments in Ankpa Federal Constituency, made up of Ankpa, Olamaboro and Omala LGAs, will definitely agree that since the advent of the nation’s current democracy, the area has not had a fair representation.

This is the reason why it has become expedient for patriotic indigenes of the constituency to begin a thorough and sincere search for who represent the constituency in 2023.

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While it is fair to say that past representatives from the constituency may have done their best without mincing words, when compared with the best other areas have paraded, Ankpa Federal constituency no doubt lags behind.

It is today a reality that the lackluster performances by politicians and representation in the past dispensations, has no doubt raised the bar that the next dispensation is said to be one that will be a defining moments, as constituencies would no doubt be fielding their best eleven, and Ankpa Federal Constituency should not be left behind in the search for what many think should be the best irrespective of political divide.

Indeed the convergence of opinions points to Comr. Onuh Edoka, the current Kogi State Chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress to serve the people of Ankpa Federal Constituency

A man described as having brought to bear courage, resilience and outspokenness in the fight for the common man, particularly, the Kogi state workers. Without overstating the obvious, Edoka can be regarded as one of the most successful and accomplished Labour Leaders the State has had when juxtaposed with his stand to speaking to authority, and in ensuring that in the face of the powers that be trampling and muzzling the labour force, he has remained unwavering.

For the labour sector in Kogi State just like it is in Nigeria as a whole, it is right to say that it was the untireless efforts of Edoka, a crusader, labour strategies, one who believes in fighting the worthy causes of workers that has made the sector in Kogi State to still remain a solid rock of Gibraltar.

For many, what is needed in representing a federal constituency which is rich in human and natural resources, but yet to have attained its potentials, like the Ankpa Federal constituency is to have a man of courage, who can agitate for the people by being outspoken, is what has been lacking.

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As a labour leader, who has carried the burden of the Kogi Workers in the last couple of years, he has been a selfless leader, sacrificing his comfort and overtures that would have made him rich, stands Comr. Edoka out.

A silent performer and a formidable force to reckon with when it comes to negotiating for the people, many are of the views that for Comr. Edoka, Yes a successful labour leader, the time to step out even though he has never been a politician should be now.

Kogi State Chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Onuh Edoka

Kogi State Chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Onuh Edoka

After all, professional politicians were never born. As such, having had an exemplary leadership style that has marked him out, distinguished him amongst genuine crusaders, that Comr. Edoka has endeared himself into the hearts of the people is not out of place.

This is reason why the call to have him, to speak for the people of Ankpa Federal Constituency should now begin to be a strong priority by well meaning citizens.

According to Josiah Gilbert Holland, “a time like this demands men whom the lust of position does not kill, men whom the spoils of elective office cannot buy. Men who possess opinion and a will. Men who have honour. Men who will not lie. Men who can stand before a demagogue and damn his treacherous flattering without winking. Strong men, sun crowned who live above the fog in public duty and a private thinking. In Ankpa Federal Constituency, Comr. Onuh Edoka is such a man.

It is painful that Ankpa Federal Constituency, an area that has the potentials of being the food basket of Kogi State is now a shadow of itself. It is unfortunate that in the first and second republic, the constituency that produced the best representation is now a laughing stock. It is more worrisome that the advantage of the area producing top academics, scholars, administrators over time, has now become a mirage.

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While to many, the story of Ankpa Federal Constituency is all about Lamentations, with the area now relegated to the background, it is in the opinion of many that once the right man emerges, those tales would become testimony and a new song.

It is now a fact of history when viewed against his positive impact that Comr. Edoka is a considered as a comrade with no barriers. Has walked tall to success, with the thinking by majority that he should be dragged into what many term, the murky waters of politics, to come and make the difference.

Comr. Edoka’s lofty ambition to conquer greater heights in ensuring that Kogi workers, their families and dependents get what is their rightful dues, speak the minds of Kogi people, has pleased the people and now to his advantage, reasons why it is therefore not out of place to begin to look in the direction of Comr. Edoka.

Having proven to be a leading light, a leader who has led by example and good deeds, for Comr. Edoka, it is now expedient to begin to rethink new platforms outside the labour union that would help improve on the lives of people of his Federal Constituency.

Looking at his steadfastness and uncompromising leadership style which is about the people and their welfare, that Comr. Edoka’s loyalty to the cause of the down trodden has been consistent, makes him a man worthy of emulation, and should be encouraged to look into other areas that he can best serve his people.

Chairman of the NLC Kogi state council, Comrade Onuh Edoka

Chairman of the NLC Kogi state council, Comrade Onuh Edoka

Therefore as 2023 inches closer, while it is important to salute Comr. Edoka’s firmness, industry, justice, forthrightness and above all his humility, courage, philanthropic gestures and generosity, it is an appeal to him and to the people, that having him to represent Ankpa Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives would no doubt afford them the opportunity to continue to drink from his reservoir of selfless service and all round development which his representation will certainly attract.

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