… Express Gratitude For Appointing Mallam Datti As Aide
By Abubakar S. H
Leaders of Ward ‘D’ in Lokoja Local Government Area, comprising traditional rulers and political stakeholders, have paid a thank you visit to the speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Aliyu Umar Yusuf to express their profound gratitude for the appointing one of their illustrious son, Mallam Salisu Datti, to serve as his Chief Protocol Officer.
In a press statement issued to Newsmen by the Chief Press Secretary to the speaker,
Kogi State House of Assembly,
Yabagi Mohammed on Tuesday, it stated that the stakeholders congratulated the speaker for his emergence as the head of Kogi State Legislature, stressing that he would succeed in view of his antecedents as a political heavyweight with sound knowledge of politics in Lokoja Local Government and the state in general.
Speaking for the team, the Chairman of APC in Lokoja LGA, Alhaji Maikudi Bature and the Hakimi of the Ward, Alhaji Isa Nasidi, both expressed gratitude to the speaker for the appointment and said it showed that he has good eyes for talents and capacity, assuring him that he would not regret the opportunity.
In his response, the Speaker thanked them for the visit and said rather than expecting a show of gratitude from the leaders, instead, said the appointee has brought value to his office and urged them to continue to support the APC and the current administration, especially as November gubernatorial election draws nearer.
On his part, the member representing Lokoja I State Constituency, Hon Bin-Ebaiya Shehu Tijjani (BEST), who added his voice, noted that the speaker is already adding value to the state through the legsilature, and expressed confidence in his ability to turn around the fortune of the state through lawmaking.