No one, not even a soothsayer can foresee or convincingly predict how the activist dazzled to claim the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, house of representative ticket during the Quakertown contest witnessed a couple of months ago.
In the most astonishing fashion, he not only wheeled the moral fibre to claim the ticket but also melted one of the heaviest defeats on the opponents who approached the poll against his firm resolve to lead the good people of Dekina and Bassa.
As a keen believer, friend and apprentice who is growing up under his tutelage, I underscore the evolution of his political struggle cum activism.
Without sparks of skepticism or reservation, those struggles can be likened to what Martin Luther King Jr, coughed out in favour of the black minorities of the United States of America because it revolves around the people.
THE SCORCHING EVOLUTION ON A RUGGED TERRAIN
A stone throw away from the quake that hit Kogi Political Theatre in 2015 as a result of the passing of Prince Abubakar Audu, “the second term governor that was never sworn in”, witnessed an unimaginable maladministration in the north Central State of Nigeria.
By default, this development threw Kogi into dire need of a fearless & selfless spokesperson. It’s an epoch that marks the beginning of Usman Austin Okai’s daring outing, which included speaking truths to power, prioritizing the well-being of the population, especially the workers who most at times received half or 30% of their monthly salaries and standing firmly on the tenets of political activism.
On that perilous path, despite the numerous death threats shelled on the activist, he waxed stronger in his modus operandi, making him the most vocal political activist of Kogi extraction.
To be continued!