The campaign train of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Kogi Central Senatorial District, Alhaji Yakubu Oseni (AYO) recently stormed Ihima in Okehi Local Government Area to the warm embrace of tumultuous crowd of excited supporters.
As a grassroots politicians and mobiliser, Alhaji Yakubu Oseni has deemed it expedient to embark on consultative visit to all the wards in Kogi Central Senatorial District and rub minds with his would-be constituents.
The ward tour which has earlier been replicated in Adavi and part of Okene Local Government Areas respectively, was continued in Ihima with visits to the palaces of Obobanyi of Ihima, Obobanyi of Ohionwa, Obobanyi of Ohueta, Ogasube of Ure Clan, Ohiomata of Odumi and all the Onobas in Ihima, an act which many described as unprecedented show of respect and reverence for traditional stool by Alhaji Yakubu Oseni.
The Obobanyi of Ihima Adayi Samuel while making a remark, revealed that he is a father to all candidates seeking elective positions and will not hesitate to charge his subjects to give their support to Alh. Yakubu Oseni while soliciting them to have rancour-free electioneering come 2019.
The monarch however noted that he was highly impressed with the humanitarian services being rendered by Alhaji Yakubu Oseni right from his banking career and as former Executive Chairman of Kogi Internal Revenue Service (KIRS).
The campaign train equally visited all the wards in Ihima some of which includes Oboroke Ebeba, Oboroke 1, Oboroke 2, Obeiba ward 1 and 2.
In rare show of politics of brotherliness which eschew bitterness, acrimony and hate speech, Alhaji Yakubu Oseni led his delegation to the resident of a foremost stalwart of the People’s Democratic Party, Hon. A.K. Salihu where he met the latter in a meeting with his party members.
Hon. Salihu who was totally taken aback by the visit called Alhaji Yakubu Oseni as his political son, just as he solicited continuity in the cordial relationship between him and APC Senatorial candidate to engender a new political order for the advancement of the state.
Hon. Salihu enjoined other politicians to emulate the peaceful disposition of AYO, noting that inter-party acrimonies would be nonexistent if candidates have the people at heart.
By and large, Alhaji Yakubu Oseni is fast becoming a household name in Kogi Central political landscape with his rare display of maturity, meekness, compassion and dedication to serve the people of the area.
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