By Abubakar S. H
The people of Kogi State have been asked to see the aspiration of Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo in the forthcoming November governorship election as Kogi agenda and not one built on sentiment.
The Senator Representing Kogi Central, Sen. Engr. Abubakar Ohere made the disclosure at Ogaminana, Adavi LGA while speaking to a cross section of critical stakeholders of Kogi Central at a meeting hosted by Alhaji Ozigi Maiyaki Asema, Chairman, Adavi Critical Stakeholders.
The Senator appealed to the people of Kogi Central to join hands with Gov. Yahaya Bello in making sure that they consolidate on the gains already achieved in the State.
Sen. Ohere described Alhaji Ododo’s administration as one that would consolidate on the infrastructure and development the State has witnessed, pointing out that if elected the APC Flagbearer has the capacity to consolidate on the gains already achieved.
The All Progressives Congress Governorship Candidate, Alhaji Usman Ahmed Ododo, the State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Abdullahi Bello, assured that if elected, the APC Flagbearer would develop the tourism and waterways subsector of the State.
Similarly, Sen. Ohere assured that the APC Flagbearer has the capacity, would make policies that would impact on the exploitation of mineral resources, the education, health and other critical sectors of the State economy.
Sen. Ohere described the aspiration of Alhaji Ododo as a Kogi agenda beyond sentiments, appealed to the people of Kogi Central to make friends with the Igalas, the Okuns, described the project as one that is about persuasion, urged them to use languages that would appeal to the sense of reasoning of the people across the divide
While pointing out that no district in the State can produce the Governorship of the State, disclosed that it entails handshake across boarders of ethnic divide.
Sen. Ohere thanked the Chairman, Adavi LGA Critical Stakeholders, Alhaji Ozigi Maiyaki Asema for hosting the meeting, described the APC Flagbearer as what Kogi State need after the expiration of the administration of Gov. Yahaya Bello, expressed optimism that Alh. Ododo has the capacity, competence to consolidate on building a prosperous Kogi State.