In a historic gathering, former Kogi State House of Assembly members representing the three senatorial districts have officially endorsed Hon. Murtala Yakubu Ajaka, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate, for the upcoming elections. The decision was made public in a powerful speech delivered by Hon. Simon Atadoga, highlighting the pressing need for change in Kogi State.
Reflecting on the turbulent years since the passing of Prince Abubakar Audu and the subsequent rise of Governor Yahaya Bello, the state has been marked by sorrow, violence, hunger, and despair. However, in the midst of this chaos, Murtala Yakubu Ajaka emerged as a beacon of hope, drawing parallels to the biblical David. With unwavering determination and a commitment to the future of Kogi State, he has gained the support of the former Assembly members.
Under the banner of the “MURI MOVEMENT,” this endorsement has become a movement that is unstoppable, leading towards Luggard House. The former Assembly members unanimously believe that Murtala Yakubu Ajaka possesses the capacity, tenacity, and courage required to rescue the state from the mismanagement and misrule of the current regime, positioning it back in a place of pride among the nation’s states.
They firmly trust in his ability to correct the wrongs of the past eight years, offering a pro-people administration that will wipe away the tears of the majority of Kogi’s residents. They believe in his capacity to lead the state out of poverty and towards prosperity. These convictions are rooted in his exceptional experience and track record of excellence.
The committee of Former House of Assembly members has not only endorsed his candidacy but is fully committed to taking the campaign to their respective constituents across the state. They are confident in achieving a resounding victory.
The people of Kogi State have shown their enthusiastic support for Murtala Yakubu Ajaka, and the stage is set for the election on November 11, 2023, where their acceptance will translate into votes.
In a heartfelt message, they urged Ajaka to remain steadfast, and they remain dedicated to his cause. Their support for his resilience and leadership qualities is unwavering, and they look forward to the day when his victory becomes a reality.
As the days count down, the former Assembly members hope for a brighter future for Kogi State under the leadership of Yakubu Murtala Ajaka.