A Statement of Appreciation From the APC Chairmanship Candidate,Ijumu Local Government,Hon.Taufiq Isa to the Executive Governor of Kogi State on October 10th,2020.
Today is significant in my political career and in the history of our party, All Progressives Congress (APC),Ijumu Local Government. My deep gratitude and appreciation goes out to the leadership of the party and members across the wards who tripped out en-masse to affirm my candidature as the party flag bearer for the Local Governments election scheduled to hold on October 12th,2020.
This decision is no doubt an expression of confidence in me, A confidence and trust which as a loyal party man,I will live day and night to warn,justify and protect. Given this great expression of trust,let me first appreciate all our members for coming out in large numbers to affirm me as the party flag bearer.
This is an attestation to your firm belief in our great party and its leadership.
From what transpired in the last few months, I have learnt a lot of things about our party members. I have seen their unshakable belief in the values our party stands for. I have also seen teeming support for the direction our leaders at all levels have been providing to bring about much needed stability.
I must therefore say this ratification is your victory.
My appreciation goes to my Boss,The Executive Governor of Kogi State,Alh. Yahaya Bello for steering the affairs of our dear state in line with the manifesto of the APC, the laid down vision and development plans of our leader and his Five Thematic Agenda.
I must appreciate the APC party chairman of Ijumu Local Government, Elder S.B Abejide and all Local Government Working Committee members, whose hands have been on deck for the past few months.
All the stakeholders and leaders of the party have been wonderful and exceptional. They have provided rare leadership, counsel and wisdom that culminated in the success of this exercise.
Finally, I am in no small measure indebted to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, General Muhammadu Buhari for giving the Executive Governor of Kogi State,Alh.Yahaya Bello the opportunity to display his leadership style.
I must also appreciate the Deputy Governor of Kogi State,Chief Edward David Onoja,Kogi State Chief of Staff, Pharmacist, Jamiu Asuku, APC State party chairman,Hon. Abdullahi Bello (Dollar) and the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs,Hon. AbdulSalam Ozigi Deedat for their immense support and other leaders of the party. They have been providing sterling leadership for APC right from its inception to date.
I can not end this address without putting on record and appreciating the love and support of my dear wives and children, my brothers and sisters,my mother and the entire extended Elewonibi family.
Most sincerely, I thank you all for your support and promise never to disappoint you.
Hon. Taufiq Isa,
APC Chairmanship Candidate for Ijumu Local Government,