Wednesday, January 23, 2019 8:41 am
…Says: “My antecedents and integrity must be the basis of your campaign”
The APC candidate for Kogi West Senatorial District in the forthcoming general elections, Senator Smart Adeyemi today attended the inauguration of the campaign council at the Lokoja Local Government APC secretariat.
Senator Adeyemi was received by hundreds of supporters, including excited members of the community and various support groups who swarmed the party secretariat.
At the Lokoja Secretariat, he had a brief interaction with other candidates on the platform of the All Progressive Congress. Urging them to remind his constituents of his representation while serving in the sixth and seventh senate.
He said, “Don’t forget to remind our people how we represented them with honor and dignity, they can not be represented nonchalantly”
Speaking at the event, Senator Smart expressed appreciation for the show of love, and support by the people of Kogi West. “I’m elated by the love and support continuously shown by my people. Together we will take Kogi West higher”, he said.
After the inauguration, Senator Smart paid a courtesy call on the Maigeri of Lokoja, His Royal Highness Dr Mohammadu Kabir Maikarfi OON III.
At the palace of the Maigeri, he said, “you will recall how we brought in 22 Ambulances, 550 beds and mattresses, the construction of market stalls in four local government areas, construction of cottage hospitals, bursary awards for students, and the purchase of hundreds of vehicles for constituents, including traditional rulers across the seven Local Government Areas”
In the same vein, he went on to add “With over 97% attendance with dignity at all sittings, apart from impacting positively in the lives of the constituents in the area of empowerment and infrastructural facilities, we tried to emancipate our people even spiritually by sponsoring hundreds to Mecca and Jerusalem”
The traditional ruler advised the Senator to be a voice for the people of Kogi West. The monarch also reminded all present at the event of the impactful projects Senator Smart accomplished in the past for the people of Kogi West.
The royal father further remarks that Senator Smart will introduce more meaningful projects to the Senatorial District when he assumes office.
The senator was accompanied by the Director General of his campaign organisation, Honorable Adoga Ibrahim, the APC Chairman of Kogi West, Ropo Asala and the APC House of Representatives candidate Alhaji Isah Wambai.
He will continue his campaign efforts on Wednesday at Lokoja Local Government.