By Yahaya Idris, Kogi.
Coalition of Youths in Kogi State, especially of the Igala extraction has commended Alhaji (Prince) Shuaibu Abubakar Audu, Grand Patron, Shuaibu Abubakar Audu Foundation (SAAF) for maintaining the legacies of his father, who is the first and second executive governor of Kogi State, Prince Abubakar Audu of the blessed memory.
The group gave the commendation when the Shuaibu Abubakar Audu Foundation (SAAF) in conjunction with The New Leaders, a Non Governmental Organisation, NGO, based in Lagos State, Nigeria sent some relief materials worth millions of naira to the State for onward distribution to the Internally Display Persons (IDPs) affected by ravaging flood in Kogi State.
While Appreciating his unrelenting effort at providing succour to the people of the State, a youth leader from Ibaji axis, Comrade Jerry Omawala Otobe extolled the leadership qualities of Shuaibu Abubakar Audu whom he said has given them so many opportunities to explore through his foundation.
Omawala Otobe said Alhaji Shuaibu Abubakar Audu deserved all the accolades in view of his landmark achievements in areas of health care, education, human capital development and among others.
“Your good works across the State has depict your true personality and shown us where you came from and being a son of lion, late Adoja of the blessed memory”.
He pointed out that the relief materials worth millions of naira shared among flood victims in Kogi State will go long away in saving lives of thousands of household.
Contributing, the Chief of Ejule-Ojeba community, HRH. Ukwuchome Joseph Ugwo appreciated the foundation and encouraged the Grand Patron to remain focused, resolute and steadfast, and expressed optimism that he will reap the good works he has started.
The monarch described Shuaibu as photocopy of his father and late Adoja, Prince Abubakar Audu and architect of the present Kogi State.
Responding, the Chairman, Shuaibu Abubakar Audu Foundation, SAAF, Hon. Prince Daniel Idoko Ogacheko said the Grand Patron, Alhaji Shuaibu Abubakar Audu is committed changing narrative by ensuring sustainability of his late father’s legacies, in addition to giving priority to his people just as his late father is known for.
Ogacheko advised them to keep championing peace and never indulge in anything that will bring choas in their domain even as he pledged the foundation total support to their community.
He also said that he will relay their message to the Grand Patron of the Foundation, Alhaji Shuaibu Abubakar Audu.
It would be recalled that thousands of women benefited from the palliative distributed by Shuaibu Abubakar Audu Foundation (SAAF) and The New Leaders in Kogi East, and similar program is expected to hold in Ajaokuta and Lokoja LGAs where more flood victims will received their own relief items.