Comr. Isah Ada Abu Wins Kogi LG Youth Council Election, Promises to Continue To Do His Best To Sustain The Progress Recorded Under The Various Administration
By Yahaya Idris, Lokoja
The Vice Chairman, Kogi West in the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) Kogi State Chapter, Comr. Isah Abubakar Ada Abu has won election conducted by the State Congress Planning Committee (CPC) in conjunction with the Kogi Local Government Area Congress Planning Committee (KLCPC) to fill in the vacant position of the outgoing coordinator and his team whose tenure elapsed next month.
Comr. Isah Abubakar Ada Abu and others had won their elections unopposed after other aspirants stepdown to pave the way for the
new Executives who will run affairs of the council in the next four years.
The congress was duly supervised by Congress Planning Committee, security agents and other critical stakeholders from other organizations with aimed of ensuring its success.
Addressing the delegates, Vice Chairman Congress Planning Committee, Comr. Bala U. Umar, said the event was designed to usher in new Executives that would run affairs of the council in Kogi LG for the next four years.
He commended the delegates for peaceful coexistence, maturity and call on them to rally round the new Excos in the best interest of the council.
Also speaking, the outgoing coordinator of the NYCN Kogi LG Chapter and who is also the Supervisory councilor on Education and Social Services in Kogi LGC, Hon. Comr. Umar Muhammed Bako, described the day as a very rare one for him, saying it was the same day he was elected and charged with responsibility to lead the youth constituents of Kogi LG in the last four years.
According to him, he has served diligently for an uninterrupted 4 years with lot of records put in place and urged his successor to build on his legacies.
Bako described Ada Abu as a detribalised gentleman who is always passion about serving his land to attract meaningful development.
While congratulating his successor, his team and prayed God for success of the new Leadership.
Comr. Umar Faruk, SSA on Security Matter to the Deputy Governor of Kogi State welcome all the delegates on behalf of the CPC committee and charged them to leave above board.
In his addressed, the pioneer Chairman, NYCN, Kogi State Comr. Haroun Opotu Yuusuff, told the delegates that the youth council was formally inaugurated in 1992 by former Governor of Kogi State, His Excellency, Late AlhajinPrince Abubakar Audu of the blessed memory.
In his acceptance speech, the new coordinator elect NYCN for Kogi LG, Comr. Isah Abubakar Ada Abu, thanked the CPC both at the State and LG levels for their sincerity of purpose geared towards achieving a free, fair and credible poll.
Comr. Ada Abu, pledged to work with all stakeholders to achieve set goals calling on the people of Kogi LG to give him maximum support and prayer to enable him succeed.
I would be recalled that 51 Delegates Accredited and voted for various candidates and inline with electoral procedures of the youth council.
Those who served in the electoral college of the NYCN that conducted the election are Chairman CPC, Hon. Haroun Opotu Yuusuf, Vice Chairman, Comr Bala U. Umar, Secretary, Comr Dan’asebe.
Others include LGCPC, Chairman, Comr Danjuma Adamu and Secretary, Yahaya Idris among other.
Hon Shafa urges women to contribute positively to nation building.
Member representing Toto/Gadabuke Constituency at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Hon Usman Labaran Shafa, has admonished the isanayisi women’s association Shafa Abakpa community of his constituency to be service-oriented and contribute positively to the growth of Toto local government area,the state and Nigeria at large.
This, the lawmaker said, was to ensure speedy development of the area and for their names to be written in Gold.
Shafa, who is the House Comittee Chairman on Health gave the task while addressing Isanayisi Women’s Association of Shafa Abakpa community, Toto Local Government Area of the State during the association’s annual celebration and presentation of gifts to members.
He said that the sustainable development of the state is a collective responsibility of all, hence the need of his call in that direction.
He congratulated the President of the association, Hajiya Aishatu Adamu while charging the members of the association to be responsible, service-oriented, upright, loyal to their leaders for societal development.
He appreciated them for initiating such programme that annually they save and purchase items for their members for domestic use and be self reliance urging them to participate fully in politics.
According to him, government as an institution will make provision for an enabling environment, the private sector will work more on investment while all of us we have the responsibilities of contributing our quota to the development of our community, the state and the country at large.
He assured the association of his continued support to its policies and programmes to succeed.
The lawmaker charged the officials of the association to continue to be up and doing in initiating good policies and programmes that would have direct bearing on the lives of its members and other people of the community.
He urged the members of the association to support government policies and programmes in order to enjoy more dividends of democracy.
The House Committee Chairman urged the women and other people of his constituency to live in peace and be their brother’s keepers for the overall development of the area and the state at large.
Earlier, the President of the association, Hajjiya Aishatu Adamu, said that the association was established in order to promote peace and unity among its members for the overall development of the area and the state at large.
She presented a gift onbehalf of the association to Hon Usman Labaran Shafa as their own unique way of saying thank you to him for his contribution to humanity.
Items distributed to members of the association as part of their annual take home are cooking gas, pots and chairs among others.
Toto/Gadabuke Lawmaker Lauds Shafa-Abakpa Women Folks For Promoting Peace, Unity And Cultural Heritage
Toto/Gadabuke Lawmaker Lauds Shafa-Akpa Women Folks For Promoting Peace, Unity And Cultural Heritage
Yahaya Idris And Jameel Shafa Toto.
The women of Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, precisely Shafa-Abakpa women association has been commended for their initiative and commitment geared towards growth and community Development.
Speaking at a program to launch Isanayisi Women Association Shafa-Abakpa, the lawmaker praised the peaceful manner the women folk using the platform to promote peace, togetherness and attract meaningful developing to the community.
According to Hon. Shafa rapid growth and sustainable development of the state is a collective responsibility of every indigene including the women.
He urged the women group to be committed to the association cause in order to succeed in their set goals, adding that they have written their name in gold.
He said efforts are going to get more women involved in governance and call on them to continue to render their unflinching support and loyalty to the present administration which he described as the government of the women.
He said, “Government as an institution will make provision for an enabling environment, the private sector will work more on investments while the citizens will perform their obligations especially voting. “, he added.
Hon. Shafa said he was a former Vice Principal in GSS Shafa abakpa, which he said the cordial relationship between him the of the community has made him one of their sons, while charging the women leader of Isanayi association to move on and do more for the people.
Hon. Shafa who is chairman House Committee on health matter and also Chaired the occasion donated the sum of 50,000 naira as part of his personal contribution to the association. He said his door is always open to accommodate constructive advise from any angles that may uplift the standard of Toto/Gadabuke constituency.
He assured the people of Shafa Abakpa of his maximum support and that his commitment for a better Toto LG is on course.
The event had in attendance the State Commissioner for Health, Hon. (Pharm) Ahmed Baba Yahaya, dignitaries across Toto LG and stakeholders in the area.
In her remark, President of the Isanayisi association, Hajiya Aishatu, thanked the lawmaker and all invited guests for coming down to Identify with them, saying their presence at the occasion contributed hugely to the success of the event.
While showing her open love and appreciation on behalf of the women group presented Hon Usman Labaran Shafa with a gift item as part of their unique way of honouring their guest.
Highlight of event, Egbira cultural display, singing, dancing and presentation of gift and among others.
Enyezi Community Decries The Lack Of Social Amenities, Umar Oseze Appeals To Govt., Relevant Agencies
By Yahaya Idris, Toto.
Enyezi Community is situated within Toto district of the Local Government Area. It is a about 7 kms drive from the LG headquarters.
The community has existed for many years with a reasonable population of cohabitants.
Most worried part is the fact that despite the closeness of this community to the council headquarters, the inhabitants who are predominantly farmers are faced with challenges of accessibility to basic social amenities such as potable drinking water.
As result of lack of accessible amenities like the area had caused untold sufferings to members of the community particularly, the pregnant women.
Speaking in an interview with Globaltimesnigeria.com, the youth leader in the area, Comrade Umar Oseze expressing worries over the unfortunate situation they find themselves called on the government and relevant agencies to come to their aids.
He also appealed to relevant agencies to fence the school and provided the community with primary healthcare among other.
“It is really disturbing that despite our proximity to Toto we find ourselves cut off from these social amenities. Our community has existed for years. We want to feel the dividend of democracy. Our women are suffering going through distance kilometers before accessing potable drinking water, ”
He commended the lawmaker representing the constituency, Hon. Usman Labaran Shafa for his effort and immerse contribution towards the development of the area.
He also appealed to the lawmaker not to be tired with their demand as he is the only one they have in Toto district that help can easily come from.
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