In a momentous ceremony at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters in Lokoja today, Alhaji Usman Ahmed Ododo, the Governor-Elect of Kogi State, and his Deputy, Comr. Joel Oyibo Salifu were presented with their certificates of return by INEC.....CONTINUE READING
Alhaji Ododo, representing the All Progressives Congress (APC), secured victory in the recent Governorship election, capturing the majority of votes. The event drew an immense crowd of supporters, family, and associates.
Expressing gratitude for the overwhelming support, Alhaji Ododo pledged to steer Kogi State towards justice, unity, and progress. He emphasized his commitment to building on the state’s strengths and enhancing security, infrastructure, education, and agriculture sectors.
Promising continuity in programs fostering youth and women empowerment, Alhaji Ododo assured an administration that values inclusivity, regardless of differences in ethnicity, religion, or political affiliation.
”My administration would be committed to sustaining the youth and women’s empowerment programs of the present administration.
”My resolve to provide employment for our teeming youths and ensure that education occupies the front burner of our administration remains irrevocable.
”My victory at the last weekend election is a victory for all. We will run an all-inclusive administration where everyone, irrespective of tribe, religion and political affiliation, will be carried along. I will justify the confidence reposed on me.”
The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Gabriel Longpet, affirmed the presentation of the certificate, recognizing Alhaji Ododo’s fulfilment of constitutional requirements for assuming office.
Watch the video below:
Live from INEC office where His Excellency, Ahmed Usman Ododo FCA, @OfficialOAU and his Deputy Governor elect received their certificate of return.
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