Kogi election: Again, Engineer Bashir Gegu empowers Egbira Musicians for using their brands to promote APC, women support groups with millions
….. Go back to your units to vote APC’s Ododo in Saturday’s election, — Nyiwo of Gegu tasks electorate
Yahaya Idris, Kogi.
In an open show of appreciation to the present administration christine by Governor Yahaya Bello, the traditional ruler of Gegu Beki chiefdom, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Muhammed Abba Alhassan (Nyiwo of Gegu) has tasked his subjects to go back to their polling units to deliver the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate, Ododo Ahmed Usman and his running mate, Joel Oyibo.
The first class monarch was speaking on Tuesday when he received a delegation of APC supporters led by the State Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Naturals, Hon Muhammed Abubakar Bashir Gegu.
Nyiwo Gegu who expressed gratitude to the Kogi State Government for attracting meaningful development to his chiefdom and entire Kogi LGA.
On his part, the State Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources, Hon Muhammed Abububakar Bashir Gegu explained that they were in the area to attend to an event organised by market women groups who seek his audience to be part of their endorsement for the party’s candidate, Ododo Ahmed Usman.
Engineer Gegu who appreciated women for their roles before, during and after electioneering processes, described them as key routes to electioneering success especially supporting and making sure APC win the circle off election slated for November 11 poll.
While in the palace of Nwiyo Gegu, the commissioner used the occasion to put up a live phone call to the pragmatic Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello in his polite and eloquent speech thanked his commissioner for the support he is putting in ahead of Saturday poll.
Governor Bello described Engineer Muhammed Abubakar Bashir Gegu as priceless and one of best political appointees in his kitchen cabinet.
Speaking at the venue where market women and supporters in their thousands gathered to endorsed the candidature of the party’s candidate, Ododo Ahmed Usman, Engr. Gegu commanded the women for aligning with governing party and assured of continued governmental patronage.
The even which held at the Bashir Gegu’s round about Gegu Beki, saw the commissioner fulfilling his promised to empowered 5 Egbira musicians each with 500,000:00 naira as part of effort to enhance their creativity
Those who benefited the Commissioner’s recent empowerment programme include, Mr. General, Chocho and Mr. Blinks, Usman and 8080.
The described the musicians as a special trumpet of the Kogi State governing party, who have used their God’s given talents to sell the programme and policies of the new direction administration.
Similarly, the commissioner equally presented the sum of N3,000,000:00 three million naira cash to all the APC women support groups for their sincere commitment to the party and for aiding APC victory through donations of campaigns materials among others.
Global Times Nigeria correspondent reports that some elected officials and state appointees who grace the occasion are, the member representing Kogi/Koton-karfe state constituency at the State House of assembly, Hon Idrees Maikudi Aliyu , Executive chairman Kogi local government council, Hon Dauda Aliyu, Senior Special. Assistant, SSA, on population and data collection, Hon Abdullahi Idowu Suleiman.
Other include, Senior Special Assistant, SSA, on Local Government & Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon Yakubu Badekwoshi, Senior Special Assistant, SSA, on Youths Empowerment, DSA, Hon Saidu Ibrahim (Bobo Ohi) and Kogi APC Deputy State Chairman, Hon Aliyu and amongst other party stalwarts.
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