Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi has asserted that the State Lawmakers from Nasarawa West Senatorial District are waiting for the directive of Gov. Abdullahi Sule and other leaders on who to support for the vacant seat of the Senatorial District at the National Assembly.
The Speaker stated this in Lafia today Thursday while recieving Hon Ahmed Aliyu Wada, former House of Representatives member of Keffi/ Karu/ Kokona, who is aspiring for the vacant senate seat of Nasarawa West senatorial district occupied by Sen. Abdullahi Adamu the New National Chairman of APC.
It would be recalled that Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, has been elected and inaugurated as the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress ( APC) leaving the Nasarawa West senatorial seat at the National Assembly vacant.
The Speaker has appreciated Wadada and his team for the visit, while describing him as a grassroot politician who has what its takes to lead his people.
” You are a grassroot politician as you has what it takes to represent us.
” It will interest you to know that we members of the zone have been talking to each other individually and collectively.
” We APC members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly are loyal members of APC and the State Government.
” Any day that Engr. A A Sule say this is the direction, we will follow His Execellency direction.
” As for now, we are still waiting for the direction of Engr. AA Sule concerning the senatorial position,” he said.
The Speaker wished Wadada well in his senatorial ambition.
Earlier, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Wadada, former member representing Keffi/ Karu/ Kokona federal constituency said that the visit was to solicit the support of lawmakers from Nasarawa West senatorial district at the state legislature to enable him win the APC ticket and the senatorial election.
Wadada said that he is most qualified to occupy the vacant seat of Nasarawa West Senatorial district at the National Assembly.
He also said that he has the experience to take the zone to the greater height at the National Assembly.
” As of today, you are key, very important and critical stakeholders as far as the people Representatives are concern.
” You have contributed and still contributing immensely in your responsibilities of law making and others.
” Mr Speaker, you are source of pride to us and I am so proud with the way you are conducting the affairs of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly.
” For now, we are three that are contesting for the Nasarawa West senatorial seat.
“Yes, we are all qualified but I am much qualified for the seat,” he said.
The senatorial aspirant lauded the good working relationship and partnership between members of the House and the executive arm in the state and called for its sustenance.