By Abubakar S.H
The Fulani community in Kogi State have endorsed the governorship candidate of the All Progressive’s Congress, APC in Kogi state, Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo ahead of next Saturday’s election.
The spokesperson of the Fulani community, Professor Ahmed who spoke on behalf of the community, said Ahmed Ododo was chosen because he was the most qualified candidate among those contesting.
He added that their decision was informed by the tremendous success recorded by the administration of the present Governor, Yahaya Bello, especially in the area of infrastructural development.
He said, “We know Ododo is the most qualified candidate among all the candidates contesting for the governorship seat.
“We have interacted with the other candidates and we found him (Ahmed Ododo) to be the most qualified among them.
“Secondly, all the projects embarked upon by Yahaya Bello must not stop. We want Ododo to continue with Gov. Bello’s mission to rebuild Kogi State.
“ Gov Bello’s administration has been generous to us. His government is a government that accommodates all, irrespective of your tribe or religious affiliation and we see Ododo following his footsteps.”
Ahmed Usman Ododo, in his response, urged the people to vote for him.
According to him, “My intentions for the state are pure and good. If elected, I will ensure that you are free to continue to transact your business and your children will continue to go to school without intimidation.
“I also assure you that if I am elected as the governor of the state, I will also appoint Fulani indigene into my cabinet,” he said.