Yahaya Idris, Kogi
The Gegu North party stakeholders comprise of Elders Advisory Council, youths forum and women forum has adopted Barr. Tanko as sole Chairmanship candidate in the forthcoming council elections.
The chances of the present Administrator of Kogi Local Government, APC, Alhaji Muhammed Tanko Musa Osuku brightened on daily basis with the support of different groups in the council.
The people of Gegu North in a meeting with the council Administrator in his resident on Tuesday, said that they have endorsed Barr. Tanko because he represents their vision and passion for the development of the council.
Hon. S S. Aliyu and member of the Elder Advisory Council, said that the forum is an assembly of eminent sons and Daughters of Gegu North were in the Administrator’s resident to ask him to carry go as an Executive Chairman.
According to him, the forum and entire Gegu North APC family unanimously resolved at its meeting to support the candidature of Barr. Tanko for strategic reasons.
“Elders Forum also agreed to support the candidature of the council Administrator in the forthcoming council elections as a matter of unity, fair-play and equity all in the interest of peace, progress and development.
“We, therefore, call on all well meaning Kogi LG citizens to join us in working assiduously to install Barr. Tanko for good governance at all levels in our polity through the election of credible, competent, qualified, tested legal luminary like Barr. Tanko. Alhaji Muhammed Musa Tanko is a man of proven integrity who under his watch APC has won many elections in the last 3 years,”he said.
Speaking Earlier, the Gegu North Ward APC Chairman, Comr. Musa Shuaibu, said the people of Gegu North has resolved to go with a man whose leadership style has touched the people’s lives positively and people of the area have throw their weights behind his aspiration.
The ward chairman noted that people unanimously resolved to choose Barr. Tanko as most suitable person to support in the forthcoming council elections.
“A member of the Kogi LG APC Elder Advisory Council from Gegu North, says they would henceforth begin to vigorously mobilise, canvass and campaign for the victory of Barr. Tanko from the units, wards to LG level.
“He commended Barr. Tanko for his dexterity of purpose adding that his works are everywhere for all to see. we also wish to put on record the pledge of our members to freely, totally and loyally support the you by working for your success in the next council elections,” the Elder resolved.
In his brief remarks, Barr. Tanko thanked the party stakeholders for finding him worthy to support and assure of his continue support to the area especially the people of Gegu North.
He described the people of Gegu North as people of integrity who always speak in one voice, commended the stakeholders for their collective support that led to overwhelmed victory of GYBCEDO in the just concluded November 16 Guber/National Assembly polls. He said.
Gegu North is an electoral ward in Zone C while Barr. Tanko hail from Zone B in Kogi LGA.