Ebira Opete Political Alliance has endorsed the senator representing Kogi Central senatorial district, Senator Ahmed Salau Ogembe for a second term, for what it described as the senator’s focused, effective and dedicated service to his constituency.
The president of the association, Alhaji Mamuud Zubairu said Ogembe’s performance at the red chamber has superseded his predecessors, saying that every good turn deserves another.
Alhaji Zubairu commended Senator Ogembe for making himself accessible to the people in addition to the remarkable support given to the Youth in gaining employments and establishing motorized boreholes with standby generators across the five local governments in his senatorial district .
The group noted with delight Ogembe’s input in the 2017/2018 budgets which they said will bring a lot of developments to the area when implemented, calling on the people of Kogi Central to give him a second term to consolidate on his achievements.
According to the group, his empowerment programmes has touched numerous lives in the senatorial district which they said has made majority to become financially independent.
“We have watched with kin interest the activities of the senator since he resumed at the red chamber. We are satisfied with his outstanding performance so far and we hereby call on him to seek a second term so as to consolidate on his present gains.
“He has empowered our youths and women. Some of them are now self reliant. We believe that as a ranking Senator with more powers and better familiarization, he will do more. We are appealing to the people of Central senatorial district to support him to achieve this height.
The group which promised to thrown their weight behind the senator, declared that they have already started the process of sensitizing the people ahead of the 2019 general elections, saying that a delegation will soon be Sent to the senator to pressure him to show interest in the next contest.
The group however warned the people of the consequences of changing a Winning team, adding that the people will get more of the dividends of democracy if the senator is allowed to get a second term.
“It is high time the people of central senatorial district produce a ranking senator that will be able to attract more dividends of democracy to our people,” the group solicited