… Promised to reposition Kogi East Senatorial District to be amongst notable districts in Nigeria
By Our Reporter
Prince Yahaya Audu Oyidi, has formally declared his intentions to run for the 2023 Kogi East Senatorial District election.
Prince Yahaya, made the much awaited official declaration to run today for the Senate seat at Ejule, described his intentions as one borne out of the desire to improve on the living standard and infrastructure of the district.
The All Progressives Congress Senatorial District Aspirant in his speech to the APC critical Stakeholders made of Zonal Executive, Local Government Party Chairman at Ejule, Ofu LGA Titled: “it’s time” says his vision if elected is to reposition Kogi East Senatorial District to be amongst notable districts in Nigeria.
Prince Yahaya added too that his mission if elected will be to offer quality represention that would improve on the wellbeing of the people of Kogi East Senatorial District through quality represention assuring that he would strive to attract world class infrastructure, industrialization, social services and food security for the district.
While noting that he has in the last 30 years consistently been involved in the Kogi East project, Prince Yahaya prides himself as having lived with people of the District, making him to have a clear-cut understanding of their yearnings and aspirations.
Prince Yahaya promised like he has always done, continue to make the welfare of the people his topmost priority if elected , assured that he will use his widely travelled exposure within and outside the shores of Nigeria, coupled with his robust leadership experience, unlock the potentials of Kogi East from poverty, lack of infrastructure to that of Prosperity, that would change the old narratives.
The aspirant promised to use quality representation take Kogi East to the Hillcrest of development and prosperity for all in line with the manifesto of the All Progressives Congress as envisaged by the founding fathers of the District.
Prince Audu described 2023 as another defining moments in the history of the people of Kogi East, said the struggle to make the district the envy should be collective, reason he seeks their support.
He restated his passion to position the district for sustained growth, unity, peace and prosperity as desired by the founding fathers of the district which seem to be like a mirage as major reason for his joining the 2023 Senatorial District race, said from his mapped out strategy, well thought out vision and mission, the desire is achievable.
While he lamented that after 30 years, lack of quality represention with its attendent issues is reason for the inability of the District acknowledged to be richly blessed with human capital and natural resources to reach the promised Land, promised to galvanize the rich human capital endowment the district is blessed with, assured of quality represention that is driven by high visionary ideals, focus, resourcefulness, determination, for the efforts to yield the desired successes.
Challenged by the myriad of problems and his conviction that he has the vision for a new Kogi East where best values, great human and material potentials of the district can be fully explored, Prince Yahaya said he has chosen to enter the race for the forthcoming Kogi East Senatorial District election, insisting that collectively, his strong conviction, a new chapter to stimulate the emergence of a collective aspiration for unity, peace and development of the district is about to be born.
Prince Yahaya solicited the full support and cooperation of the people in helping to achieve his vision and mission to build a Kogi East Senatorial District that would be amongst the top Districts in Nigeria as the next Senator, insisting that “it’s time”
In his remarks, the Zonal APC Chairman, Kogi East, Nasiru Alfa Mohammed urged for a peaceful process, assured of a level playing field.
Born into the humble Muslim home of Oregor Attah in Idah, Kogi state on 9th August, 1959. Prince Yahaya hails from Ofu Local Government Area, LGA of the State.
He is a chartered Banker, Chartered Accountant and Chartered Management Accountant. He started his Professional career as Finance and Account Manager of First Bank of Nigeria (UK), also worked at London Borough of Camden, a Government agency as both an accounts and finance manager where he was responsible for Negotiation and payment of contractors and Negotiations and management of foreign loans and facilities for UK Theatre Projects.
He was a member National Republican Convention (NRC), Member All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP), Member All Progressives Party (APP) and All Progressives Congress (APC). He was a Senatorial District Aspirant in 2019 for Kogi East, Kogi State.
An active member of the APC. Prince Yahaya was appointed member of the State special Coordination Committee in 2015 and 2019 for the Mohammadu Buhari Presidential Campaign Election in Kogi State. He also played active roles during the APC Kogi State Intra Party Reconciliation Process and was a member of the Kogi State Finance Committee in 2015. Prince Yahaya Audu Oyidi is married and blessed with children.