Benue Assembly PDP members visit Senator Moro, pledge unalloyed support

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The senator representing Benue South Senatorial District and Senate Minority Leader, Comrade Abba Patrick Moro, PhD, on Friday received the PDP Caucus of the Benue State House of Assembly in his National Assembly office.

Speaking on behalf of the delegation, the Member representing Adoka/Ugboju State Constituency, Rt. Hon. Mike Audu said they came to congratulate Senator Moro on his elevation to the position of Senate Minority Leader.

According to Moro’s media adviser, Emmanuel Eche’Ofun John, Hon. Audu said the position was not only for Senator Moro but for the entire Benue PDP.

He said as Minority Leader, Senator Moro had proven capacity and capability so quickly in his handling of party matters and governance, especially in the ways and manners the just concluded NEC meeting of the party was held without rancour and crisis.

He thanked the senator for his quality representation in the Senate, which is visible in his sponsored bills and motions, and the legacy projects being facilitated to and executed in Benue South.

The Benue State lawmaker said the Caucus was fully committed to the senator and pledged its “100% loyalty and support” at all times. He expressed optimism that through the leadership being provided by Senator Moro and other leaders of the party in the state, they would reclaim power in 2027.

In his response, Senator Moro expressed appreciation to the lawmakers for finding time out of their busy schedules to visit him. He said he didn’t take the visit for granted, stating that it was a huge encouragement to him. The Senate Minority Leader said as parliamentarians, it was necessary that they interface time-to-time to learn from each other and encourage one another.

He said it was incumbent on them, as leaders, to manage the expectations of the people who elected them to represent them at various levels. He charged the state lawmakers to be close to their constituencies and be responsive to their yearnings and demands within their abilities.

“As parliamentarians, the task before us is always enormous. You must strive to attract infrastructure to your various constituencies and don’t lose sight of your core responsibility which is lawmaking, so sponsor bills and motions that have direct impacts on the lives of your people.

“Be closer to your people and attend to their expectations. I will continue to partner with you and work with you for the good of our people.

“If you succeed, I succeed, so let’s keep working together so that we continue to succeed together. I thank you so much for coming,” he remarked.

Members of the delegation included: Member representing Adoka/Ugboju State Constituency, Rt. Hon. Mike Audu; Member representing Okpokwu State Constituency, Rt. Hon. Agom Anthony; Member representing Ohimini State Constituency, Hon. Isaac Agbo Ochekliye; Member representing Apa State Constituency, Rt. Hon. Abu Umoru; Member representing Oju I State Constituency, Hon. Onah Blessed Emmanuel JP; Member representing Obi State Constituency, Hon. Moses Egbodo; Member representing Guma State Constituency, Rt. Hon. Ortyom William; And Member representing Gwer West State Constituency, Hon. Gyila Solomon.

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