The Lokoja-Kogi(KK) Stakeholders, has endorsed Murtala Yakubu Ajaka, governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP in Kogi State.
At a stakeholders meeting were Murtala Ajaka was endorsed yesterday , the forum said that the SDP candidate is competent and could deliver if elected governor.
The spokesman of the forum, Hon. David Ehimoni said that Muritala Ajaka who was the former Deputy National Publicity Secretary and member, National Working Committee of APC has clearly shown that he is capable to govern Kogi State being a detribalised leader.
He appealed to the people of Kogi State, especially, the people of Lokoja-kogi(KK) , to support and rally round Murtala Ajaka and also ensure they vote for him.
Hon. Ehimoni said that Murtala Ajaka would embark on massive rural and urban transformation if elected.
According to him, “Ajaka on his own has provided some physical projects in kogi eastern senatorial District, ranging from youth empowerment, solar Street lights, to skill acquisitions centres, to the training of farmers and giving out loans.
“It is now time for massive developmental projects to be taken to the rural communities in all the nooks and crannies of Kogi State.
“In view of the foregoing, we the Lokoja-Kogi(KK) Stakeholders arising from a meeting, have resolved as follows:
“We have adopted Murtala Ajaka of the SDP as our gubernatorial candidate in the November governorship election for the fact that we cannot afford to stay back in the state politics, as it is crystal clear that Murtala Ajaka is the man to beat in this election.
The dignitaries who are in attendance are two term Assembly Member from Lokoja two, Hon. Danladi Bababudon, former Commissioners for Transportation, Hon. Abdulrahman Wuya, Hon. Muhammed Awwal Imam, former Caretaker Chairman of Kogi-Kogi, Hon Abubakar Sadiq Adangere, former Vice Chairman of Lokoja LG, former Leader of Lokoja LG Legislative Council Hon. Yusuf Alabi, Hon. Beware Yakubu, Alhaji Khalid, Dr. Labaran, amongst others.