The Honourable member representing Yagba Federal Constituency, Hon. Leke Abejide has emerged as the African Democratic Congress ADC, flag bearer for the House of Representatives. Hon. Leke who stood as a sole aspirant in the ADC primary election received an overwhelming victory through the votes of the delegates with 168 votes.
Hon. Peter Edeh, the Chairman of the Northcentral National Working Committee of ADC with other members of the committee presided over the exercise in the presence of the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, security operatives and other observers.
After the election process, Hon. Leke emerged as the candidate and flag bearer of the party for the House of Representatives with a total of 168 votes and 2 void votes.
Hon. Peter said that after following all necessary processes and procedures affirmed that “by the powers conferred on me by the constitution and guidelines of our great party, the ADC, I hereby declare Rt. Hon.Leke Abejide, the member representing Yagba as duly affirmed and elected flag bearer of the Party in Yagba for the 2023 House of Representatives general election”.
In his acceptance speech, Rep. Leke Abejide expressed gratitude to the Almighty God for giving him another opportunity to emerge as the ADC flag bearer and to continue to serve the people.
Hon. Abejide also thanked members of his team for supporting and working hard to produce results that have convinced the people of Yagba, assuring that the confidence reposed in him through the affirmation would spur him to deliver more dividends of democracy to the people.
He equally commended the national leadership of the ADC under the chairmanship of Chief Okei Raph Nwosu for effectively coordinating the affairs of the party in the most efficient manner.
The House of Representatives member assured the people of his constituency of a greater milestone of representation. The affirmation as the ADC candidate for House of Representatives will give him the inspiration and courage to face the challenges that ahead.
“I am convinced beyond any reasonable doubt that the people of Yagba are very supportive and ready to go with us because we move hand in hand to achieve all that have positive impacts in our constituency and we are working in accordance with the guidance and perseverance of the leadership of the people”.
Abejide assured the delegates and party supporters that their efforts, unflinching support and loyalty to his administration’s resolve to turn around the fortunes of the constituency will not go in vain.
Abraham Ibukun Eunice,
SA Media and Publicity,
Hon. Leke Abejide, MHR.