Former Kogi Speaker, Kolawole, describes Bello as his political godfather.
…..Assures total votes from Okun land for Ododo.
IDRIS AHMED, LOKOJA.
The former Speaker, Kogi state House of Assembly, Rt. Honourable Prince Mathew Yomi Kolawole has described the governor of the state, Alhaji Yahaya Bello as his political godfather after God.
Rt Honourable Kolawole, while disclosing this on Sunday during a Thanksgiving he held at Christ Appostolic Church (CAC) in Garki Abuja, after he completed his tenure as member of the House and also as the Speaker of Kogi state House of Assembly, gave glory to God for giving him the opportunity to serve the state to represent the people of Kabba-Bunu state Constituency.
He noted that if not for the governor who believes so much in him, he wouldn’t have had the opportunity to serve as one of the longest Speaker in the state.
He noted that as a former member of the House he never disappointed his Constituents, stressing that Governor Bello gave him free hand to lead the other members of the House to a successful tenure.
“I will continue to follow Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello because of his love for me. He made me and such person is my mentor and I will continue to follow him wherever he go politically
” He brought state University to Kabba my immediate constituency and this is what the people of Okun speaking people have been dreaming of.
Today we can boast of
University and is very dear to our heart. We remain grateful to him and if not for him it will be difficult for any other administration to establish University in Okun land,” He said.
He assured the governor that the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the coming governorship election, Alhaji Ododo Ahmed Usman will be victorious during the election.
Prince Kolawole noted that the achievement of the governor has placed the party candidate above others in the coming November 11election.
He maintained that the entire people of Kogi west particularly the Okun speaking people are all behind Alhaji Ododo Ahmed Usman come the November election.
Kolawole thanked the constituents, including APC support groups, political stakeholders, religious leaders, traditional rulers, associations and community leaders for giving him the opportunity to serve them well .
The former Speaker therefore promised that he would continue to be loyal and supportive to governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello and the party candidate assuring that if Ahmed Ododo wins the election, would bring his wealth of experience to bear.