By:Abubakar S. H
A notable group under the umbrella of APC Ododo Ebigo Connect has visited the council Chairman of Lokoja Local government area to canvassed for his support in the forthcoming governorship election.
The Director General of the group, AbdulGaniyu Okaraga on Tuesday at the council Secretariat said the group has endorsed the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Kogi State, Alhaji Usman Ahmed Ododo , an Accountant for the November, gubernatorial election in the state.
Prominent Members of the group, comprising a member from Kogi state Muslim pilgrimage Board who is the Vice Chairman, kogi East, Ododo Ebigo Connect said they believed in the practicality and reality of Ododo’s political philosophy aimed at repositioning Kogi for the prosperity of the citizens.
The group led by its Director General , Hon. Okaraga said they will mobilize support across the state to ensure Ododo emerges victorious in the governorship election.
He expressed the desire and commitment of the APC Group, to fully support the APC governorship candidate.
In his response, the Executive Chairman of the council, Hon.Mohammed DanAsabe Muhammad expressed profound gratitude to the group for finding him worthy of the Visit, said their contribution towards Alhaji Usman Ahmed Ododo’s victory will not be taken for granted.
He noted that he will take their love and maximum support for Alhaji Ododo so dear to his heart and assured them that he would do everything within his reach to give his backing to them.
The Council Chairman warmly welcomed the forum and appreciated them for their support.
Hon. DanAsabe who was on ground to welcome the group, thanked members for their continuous support and pledged to make them proud throughout the campaign period.
He further said Ododo will consolidate on Gov. Yahaya Bello’s landmark achievements, especially interm of peace, unity and prosperity to the people of the State.
Meanwhile, Councillors from lokoja local government area where physically present at the occasion, expressed their resolve to mobilize people of their respective wards to vote for the party’s gubernatorial candidate.
Similarly, an elder who is an ardent supporter of APC in Lokoja , a citizen of ward D, Lokoja, prayed fervently for the victory of Alhaji Usman Ahmed Ododo, said the people from Lokoja have endorsed him already.
A notable woman leader, Mrs Aladey also charged the group also prayed for the Governorship candidate before expressing her unalloyed support.