Ochiga Descendant Union (ODU) has unanimously endorsed the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Ododo Ahmed Usman, in the November 11th governorship election.
The Chairman , Abuja branch of ODU Ibrahim Seidu stated this on yesterday at Ihima, Okehi local government area of Kogi state while declaring the union’s support for the candidacy of Usman Ahmed Ododo the flag bearer of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
While Reeling out some of the achievements of Governor Bello’s administration, he mentioned that the governor has performed excellently well in the areas of security, infrastructural development, health, education and human resources development which he said are second to none in the history of Kogi State.
“It is therefore important to have a replacement that will continue in the same direction in the interest of the good people of Kogi State. Hence, the choice of Ododo a workaholic person has given us hope that there will be consolidation after the tenure of Governor Yahaya Bello.
“The numerous achievements of our energetic Governor was made possible with his team of ‘soldiers’ amongst whom Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo stands tall. His support for our Governor and exceptional contributions to the successes we are celebrating today cannot be overemphasized.
“It is on this basis that we consider the choice of Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo as the best for Kogi State. Therefore, Ochiga- Ihima is fully committed to this project which by God grace will be accomplished smoothly and peacefully”
In his remarks, the Chairman Okehi local government area Abdulraheem Ohiare , said Governor Yahaya Bello has laid down solid foundation that required a competent and experience person that can consolidate on the numerous achievements of the current administration.
“Ododo has been tested and trusted when he held sway as the Auditor General of local government in Kogi State. He is capable to succeed Governor Yahaya Bello as the next governor of the state” he said
Ohiare appealed to the people of the state to vote for Usman Ahmed Ododo the APC candidate for development, stability, security and progress of the state.
Engr Mohammed Ohieku who represented the APC candidate at the occasion urged the people of Ihima community and the entire state who are yet to collect their Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) to do so before the governorship election.