Kogi Guber: APC nets more PDP, SDP supporters in Dekina LGA.
In appreciation of the good performance of the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, especially extending dividends of democracy to Odu Communities, scores of members of the People’s Democratic party (PDP) and the Social Democratic party (SDP) in Odu Ofomu community on Thursday declared their total support for All Progressives Congress (APC).
The former oppositions Party’s leaders, comprising Women, youths and the elderly explained that their decisions were necessitated by the impressive performance of the state governor, Alhaaji Yahaya Bello in providing social amenities to several Odu Communities.
They equally unanimously endorsed Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo as the governorship candidate for the upcoming election because of Alhaji Yakubu Okala and distinguished Senator Jibrin Isah Echocho for using their strategic positions to fast track positive transformation to Odu wards 1 and 2 one respectively.
According to the defectors ,the provision of rural electrification, potable water supply, health care facilities, education (primary and secondary schools), appointments of their sons and daughters into position of Authorities and the recent upgrading of the ‘Atamodu Odu Stool’ to a first class status by the state government, has endeared them to pitch their tent with the ruling All Progressives Congress.
The Kogi State Auditor General who is also an illustrious son of the area, Alhaji Yakubu Yusuf Okala , who received the defectors on behalf of the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, expressed appreciation for their wise decisions.
He appealed to them go all out to mobilize support for the All Progressives Congress and its candidates, Alh Ahmed Usman Ododo and Joel Oyibo in view of their requisite capacities, knowledge, and vast experience to consolidate on the achievements of Governor Yahaya Bello .
The highly elated Okala expressed surprise over the mamoth crowd that besized the decamping ceremony, promised equal treatment for both the new comers and old members.
Alhaji Yakubu Yusuf and his entourage who had earlier visited the Paramount ruler of Odu , the Ogohi Odu land ,His Royal Highness , Chief Ibrahim Musa for royal blessings,where he disclosed that Odu Ofomu would soon be connected to the national grid as contract for the electrification project has been awarded by the state government.
He praised the local Chief for the relative peace and unity his domain has witnessed since his ascending the throne of his forefathers, adding that peace remain a panacea for the rapid growth and development of any society.
Chief Ibrahim Musa commended the state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, and Alhaji Yakubu Yusuf Okala, for their tireless efforts geared towards fostering massive rural development during his tenure, assuring his subjects’ unfettered Support for the policies and programmes of government.