The Forum of Senior Special Assistants in the state has drummed support for Governor Idris Wada’s re-election bid. Briefing newsmen at the end of its meeting in Lokoja yesterday the group maintained that Wada deserved to be considered for a second term in office as a result of his landmark achievements during his first tenure.
The Chairman of the Forum, Alhaji Isah Adeboye affirmed that the forum was convinced that Captain Wada “remains the best at this material time” not only to win the November 21 government elections but to sustain the unity and development of the state.
He noted that among other virtues of the Governor, his members were impressed by his leadership style and decision not to abandoned projects inherited from his predecessor. Alhaji Adeboye who further explained that their decision was based on the track record of achievements of the Capt Wada led administration, highlighted some of the projects executed to include the construction and renovation of General Hospitals at, Icheke, Ife-Olukotun, and Iyamoye.
Others include the ongoing construction of Kogi state University Teaching Hoital, Anyigba, construction of Kogi Diagnostic Centre, Lokoja as well as the Construction of a Hostel, ICT and Administrative block at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Obangede.
In the area of rural development, he said the governor has been able to initiate projects aimed at eliminating poverty and enhancing the wellbeing of the people such as the construction of motorized boreholes, Primary Health Clinics, Classroom blocks as well as rehabilitation of feeder roads.
He also commended Capt Wada for his leadership style which he noted has helped in promoting religious harmony, Internally Generated Revenue, Youth and Women empowerment, employment in the agricultural sector amongst others Alhaji Adeboye then appealed to all Kogites both at home and abroad to support Capt Idris Wada for a second term in the interest of the unity, stability and development of the state.