“Always Remember Your Root” – Pharm. Asuku Charges Politicians
By: Joshua Adinoyi
Political Office holders in Kogi State have been called upon to always remember their root while in Office.
Chief of Staff to Kogi State Governor, Pharmacist Abdulkareem Muhammed Jamiu Asuku, made the call at Ayedibe’s Family Compound, Agoh Quarters – Ayegunle Gbede in Ijumu Local Government Area while commissioning Omi Asuku, a project water facilitated by the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Yahaya Bello on Youth Empowerment (West), Hon. Amodu Abubakar popularly called PRIME.
Pharm. Asuku who was represented at the event by the State Commissioner for Water Resources, Hon. Abdulmumuni Danga, pointed out the need put humanity first in the day-to-day activities of Politicians cannot be overemphasized, saying they will be remembered for the impact made through the opportunity given them.
He noted that the State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello, is a man who believes in humanity first, stressing the need for his lieutenants to take after his kind gesture at impacting the lives of those at the grassroots positively.
The Chief of Staff commended the efforts of Hon. Prime at initiating and delivering the water project to the people of the Community, urging him to sustain such initiative.
“Water is life and anyone who provides water has brought life to the people, this is what politics is about, impacting lives, initiating ideas and projects that has direct bearings on the people
“What this young man (PRIME) has done is a demonstration of love to his people, he has by this singular act demonstrated that he knows where is coming from therefore, I enjoy all political Office Holders to always remember where you came from, go back to your Communities and leave a legacy project behind
“Every Office has a time lap, once your time elapse, you leave but people will continue to benefit from the people-oriented project you provided while in Office and Allah will bless you for it
“Borrow a leaf from the wisdom of our mentor, His Excellency, Alhaji Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello, the Executive Governor of our dear State, Kogi, look at the numerous projects he has initiated, executed and the ongoing ones across the nooks and crannies of the State
“Generations to come will meet these projects and they will benefit from it, there is something you can do within your reach, go and do likewise, be remembered for something good” he said.
Pharm. Asuku appreciated traditional rulers, religious leaders and members of the Community at coexisting peacefully with one another, describing peace as a tool to even-development.
The Chief of Staff also called on spirited individuals within and outside the shores of the Confluence State to always remember their roots, stressing that everyone has a role to play in the development of the society.
The Representative of the Chief of Staff, Hon. Abdulmumuni Danga, who was elated by the efforts of Hon. PRIME at delivering the Water project, promised to drill another borehole in two other Communities in the Area and as well, extend the already drew borehole for wider reach.
On his part, the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Governor on Youth Empowerment (West), Hon. Amodu Abubakar (PRIME), expressed joy over the reality of the water project and appreciated all that contributed to the success of the project.
PRIME noted that the Governor Yahaya Bello led administration in the State has given youths a platform to make positive impact in the society, praying God to sustain the Governor and his cabinet to enable them do more for the people.
The SSA on Youth Empowerment (West), promised to do more in the days ahead, adding that he remain committed to serving the interest of the people at all times.
Community leaders, women, men and youths who trooped out in their numbers, described the water project as a dream come true, praying God to grant their son – Hon. Prime, more wisdom, describing him as a pride to the people of the Area.
The event featured Free Medical Outreach, Special prayer for the State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello and a courtesy visit to the Olu of Ayegunle Gbede, Oba Ayeni.