By Musa Tanimu Nasidi
Ahead of February 2019 election a group, Senator Dino Melaye support group Tuesday, endorsed and promised to mobilize their members to delivered the Candidate of All Progressive Candidate for Kogi West Senatorial seat,Senator Smart Adeyemi.
Leader of the group, Malam Zuberu Jimoh, aka MJ, made the promised in Abuja during a solidarity visit to Smart at his Maitama residence Abuja.
He said that they have over the years keenly watched and assessed the contributions and assistance rendered selflessly by Smart Adeyemi, which they were convinced that he has all it takes to be return as the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district.
According him the contributions of senator Adeyemi as senator 2007-2011 and his personality also endeared them to endorse him and throw their weight behind him to actualize his ambition and meet the yearnings and aspirations of the people.
“Today is a very important part of our political history as a people. Being stakeholders in Dino political group and stakeholders that worked assiduously in 2015 election toward the actualization of the present Senator Dino Melaye ambition, we decided particularly, with the 2019 elections ahead with few months to come, it is expedient we take salient decisions that would add value to our collective life.
“This time it has to do with our mandate, and that is to whom do we give it to for quality representation for the next four years at the red chamber.
“The world is moving forward and we cannot be left behind and continue in the same vicious circle of lack of progress and expected development through our selfish representative whom we elected to be our voice and mouth-piece but only turn out be an artist at the red chamber,”he said
Also speaking Hajiya Larai Muhammed, Coordinator of the women wing,explained that it has become imperative for the women group to unanimously agree as stakeholders in Kogi West and Lokoja Local Government in particular to endorse Senator Smart Adeyemi ,who she described as more reliable a human developer and a grassroot politician.
“Our endorsement and support is not based on bias tendency but on facts and critical assessment, which we discovered that he is the most acceptable candidate with not just the best qualifications in many areas including educational background among others, but for the confidence the people have in his ability to provide the right leadership to the people of the Kogi West Senatorial District,” he said
In his repose, Senator Adeyemi thanked them for the visit and assured them of his determinations to bring back the respect and glory of the senatorial district lost this few years due to bad leadership.
He called on Kogi West electorate to vote for President Muhammad Buhari at the forthcoming election.
The delegation which was led by it Chairman Malam Zuberu Momoh Jimoh,also has the woman leader Hajiya Larai Muhammed and Dije Adah in attendance.
Others include, Danlami Abdulsalam,Bala Shagaya,Musa Yabagi Babaanini and Fati Ahmed
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