The Chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress, APC, Benue State, Comrade Abba Yaro, has called on the people of Ado local government to support the Executive Governor of Benue State, Samuel Samuel Ortom, to succeed in his bid to transform the state even as he made a huge donation of a car and motorcycles to the local government Working Committee of the Party.
Comrade Yaro made the call and donation during an interactive session with the local government party officials at Igumale the Ado local government headquarters.
According to him, it became necessary to remember the people at the grassroot considering their contribution to the development of democracy and enjoined them to sustain their support and political participation saying gone were the days when dividends of democracy were enjoyed only by the elites in the urban cities.
The State Party Chairman thanked Governor Ortom for always standing with the party by ensuring internal democracy and peace which has seen a harmonious working relationship amongst the party officials and stakeholders.
Welcoming the State Chairman and other members of the State Working Committee of the Party to Ado local government, the local government Chairman of the party Mr. Alegwu Adedu thanked Comrade Yaro and members of his entourage for finding Ado local government chapter of the party worthy to benefit from the scheme.
The Chairman said it was the first time in the history of the local government that such empowerment was taking place.
In their separate remarks, the Zonal Chairman of the Party in Zone C, Alhaji Muhammed Hassan, and the Sole Administrator of Ado local government, Barr. Alex Oketa, all applauded the pragmatic leadership style of the Abba Yaro led APC in the state.
They all thanked God for giving them a party chairman who is always ready to carry the grassroot supporters along.
Responding on behalf of the recipients, Mr. Oche Agada, appreciated the state Party Chairman and his entire Excos for bringing dividends of democracy down to the ward level saying they were proud of the Governor's administration which is transparent and full of people oriented policies.
The entire Ado party officials were unanimous that, Comrade Abba Yaro was the best man for the job and promised to always stand with him at all times.
A total of 15 motorcycles were presented to fifteen Excos of the Party, including all ward Chairmen, while a car was presented to the local government Chairman of the party by Comrade Abba Yaro to ease their movement.
Berger Alfred Emberga Mrp is the State Ag. Publicity Secretary, APC, Benue State.
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