Chairmen and secretaries of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the Seven Local government areas of Kogi west senatorial district, yesterday, paid a courtesy visit on Senator Smart Adeyemi who represented the area in the 6th and 7th assembly.
Smart Adeyemi Hosts Kogi West APC Chairmen and Secretaries, Hails Gov. Bello
Mar 23, 2017, 00:00 am131
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The leader of the delegation and the Chairman of APC in Lokoja local government, Alhaji Haruna Isah said they came on a familiarization visit to the senator and to exchange views on political issues and interacting together.
The Lokoja chairman, Honourable Isah and his Koton Karfe counterpart, Alhaji Abdullahi Yusuf Omoko commended the achievements of Senator Smart Adeyemi while in office as monumental in infrastructure and human empowerment apart from his good representation in the senate.
While addressing the delegation, Senator Smart enjoined APC leaders in Kogi state to support the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari as he is working towards accelerating the socio-economic development of the nation through diversification and effective transportation system in Nigeria. These federal government programmes, he said, will create employments and social security in the country. He added that efforts by the federal government is already yielding results towards economic recovery.
He said despite the economic recession, the APC federal government and Kogi state government are focused on human and infrastructural development which require our collective support as members of the party and indeed as Nigerians.
“We owe it a duty as responsible leaders of the APC to rally round our Assembly members, House of Representatives members, Senator, Governor and Mr president to succeed in office in the general interest and well-being of our people as their success is our success”
“You will observe I have not being talking since I joined the APC, this is to familiarize myself with the developments in the party, understand the structure of the party as well as to have an ample time to assess the performance of our leaders who are doing their best despite the global economy recession across nations of the world.
He commended the effort of the leader of the party in Kogi State Alhaji Yahaya Bello saying the governor is out to lay a solid socio-economic foundation for Kogi state which requires our collective support and understanding. He is re-positioning the state for economic prosperity and infrastructural development, we all should encourage him by supporting his programs and policies.
On the travails of his successor who is battling with fake certificate issue, Senator Smart urge the party executives to support their senator and pray for him as he faces some challenges.
Attempts to discuss his 2019 ambition was rebuffed by the senator saying only God knows what will happen tomorrow and in 2019 but his primary focus now is to see how they will work together to ensure APC retain power at Federal level and in Kogi state in 2019.
This will be the 3rd political meeting the Senator will be hosting at his residence in the last two weeks as some of the former PDP members of Kogi state House of assembly who recently decamped to the APC held a meeting with him before decamping. The second being the reconciliation meeting between two former chairmen of Kabba/Bunu Local government area, Honourable Funsho Olorunfemi and Honourable Joseph Dada.
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