LOKOJA – Speaker, Kogi State House of Assembly, Matthew Kolawole has admonished Nigerians to always pray and support leaders in authority to enable them delivered the desired dividend of democracy to the people.
Kolawole gave the charge on Wednesday in Kabba, headquarters of Kabba-Bunu local government area of the state during the new year get together organised by the Speaker for All Progressive Congress, APC, members in the area.
The Speaker who described leadership at all level as burden, said it is imperative and necessary for citizens to pray for the leaders to enable them fulfill their promises.
He however said in 2020 he will continue all his legacy projects to reduce unemployment among youth and women and also to reduce poverty in the constituency.
“I will continue my legacy programmes such as skill acquisition, widow and youth empowerment, sinking of boreholes, free healthcare among others. I promised not to disappoint my people that gave me the mandate” he assured.
One of the chieftain of APC in the district , Engr. Olushola Olumoroti said the significance of the occasion was to appreciate the people for their unalloyed support during the last governorship election that gave APC victory.
He noted that Okun people have benefited immensely from the present administration led by Governor Yahaya Bello, urging the district to support the government to enjoy more dividend of democracy.