LAGOS HERALD – Constituents across the eight local government Councils in Niger North Senatorial District have reportedly procured the N20 million nomination form for Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi to run on the platform of the All Progressives Congress APC).
The form which was handed over to him at the Senate Wing of the National Assembly on Thursday in Abuja. They noted that the gesture was to demonstrate their endorsement of his aspiration for a third term in office.
Leader of the constituents who doubles as Director-General of the Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi Campaign Organisation, Muhammad Danladi said the narrative about Niger North Senatorial District has positively changed within the last seven years of Senator Sabi’s representation.
According to him, Senator Sabi’s responsive and quality representation in the Senate within the last seven years has transformed Niger North Senatorial District and tremendously improved the welfare of the constituents.
“All the leaders of the 87 wards and eight local government Councils in the Senatorial District are here to tell you to continue your responsive and quality representation of them in the Senate.
You did excellently well during the 8th Senate and also repeating the feat in the about-to-end 9th Senate, the reason why the largest percentage of constituents from the Zone, want you to continue your good work in the 10th National Assembly.
As a practical demonstration of our support for you to run again for the Niger North Senatorial District, the N20million nomination form has been procured for you from the National Headquarters of our great party, the All Progressives Congress ( APC).
Niger North people are behind you and you must run, failure of which may result into litigation against you,” he said.
In their separate submissions, leaders from all eight local government Councils in the zone called on Senator Sabi Abdullahi to run for the Niger North Senatorial seat for the third term.
Responding, the Senate Deputy Chief Whip thanked his constituents for the unprecedented support given him and declared his acceptance of their request.
He said apart from the Federal University of Education, Kotangora which he facilitated through sponsorship of a bill to that effect, all the eight local government Councils within the Senatorial District, have been touched in one way or the other, in terms of required Infrastructure.
“To me, if politics is not beneficial to the people, it is useless. My representation of Niger North Senatorial District in the Senate will surely continue to be beneficial to the entire people of the zone,” he added.
SOURCE: LAGOS HERALD