The All Progressives Congress Presidential Flagbearer, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has donated the sum of N100M to flood victims in Kogi State.
The APC Presidential Flagbearer made the donation in Lokoja, sympathized with those affected by the flood, described the loss of lives and properties as unfortunate.
The APC Presidential Flagbearer who spoke through Gov. Yahaya Bello, assured that as President, the people of the State will get what is due to then, urged those affected to see the natural disaster as an act of God.
Gov. Bello had mobilized over 20000 kogites to receive the APC Flagbearer at the Mohammad Buhari Square, says efforts to bring lasting solution to the perennial flooding will be carried out if he becomes the President.
While appreciating the tumultuous crowd that trooped into Lokoja, from all over Kogi State to demonstrate support and solidarity for him and the presidential running mate, Senator Kashim Shettima, he promised that the voice and demands of Kogi people would be heard loud and clear, not only in the Campaign Council but also in the incoming APC administration.
The APC presidential flagbearer spoke on Thursday, in Lokoja, in a speech delivered on his behalf by Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State.
He pledged that, building on the successes of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, his incoming administration would work assiduously to confront security, revamp the economy, target double-digit GDP, increase megawatts of electricity to power the industries, businesses and homes, and empower the people through creation of jobs, affordable loans and mortgages, among others.
The crowd, led by Governor Bello, closed the solidarity walk at the Kogi State APC Campaign Secretariat.
The speech, titled, “Message of Appreciation to Kogi State people”, reads in part:
“Your Excellency, Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello, the National Coordinator for Youths in our Presidential Campaign Council, Your Excellency, Deputy Governor Edward David Onoja, members of the State Executive Council, Distinguished Kogites.
“I extend my warmest greetings to you all. I appreciate this tumultuous crowd. You have all gathered here to demonstrate your support and solidarity for me and our Presidential Running mate, Senator Kashim Shettima, and of course for your hardworking Governor, who I always referred to as my son.