Kogi state Commissioner for works and Housing, Engr. Abubakar Ohere has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) for recording landslide victory at the just concluded local government election in the state.
According to the statement, Engr. Ohere said the development was not just a victory for democracy but the people at the grassroots, who he said would experience continuity with improvement in terms of dividends of democracy.
“It was a clean sweep for all the 21 chairmanship candidates of the APC as they were all declared winner by the Kogi State Independent Electoral Commission, KOSIEC, defeating all their rivals in the election.
“I particularly note with joy the peaceful conduct of electorates who came out to exercise their franchise in favour of their preferred candidates.
This is indeed a welcome development and it will go a long way to strengthen the resolve of Gov. Yahaya Bello to push ahead with a vision to transform the local government system, being the closest to the people,” he said.
While congratulating the KOSIEC for the success of the election, Engr. Ohere said the outcome of the election was a demonstrable evidence that the people have keyed into Gov. Bello’s vision to evolve participatory governance especially at the local level, just as he assured that the administration of Gov. Bello will not relent in promoting good governance both at the state and local government levels.