By Amuda Dan Sulaiman Fab
The Kogi State chapter of Nigerians Unite For Tinubu/Shettima Mandate (NUFTS), has lauded what they described as “the gallant and defiant strides” of Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, CON in the face of numerous challenges encountered during her time in office, and indeed in the course of her championing the campaigns for the Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Presidency.
The State Coordinator of NUFTS, Mr. Ola Adekunle, gave the commendation shortly after the association’s monthly meeting in Lokoja on Wednesday.
Adekunle stated that Dr. Ramatu who is also the Zinariyan Lokoja went all out to ensure the gospel of RENEWED HOPE reached all the nooks and crannies of Kogi State.
He restated that her support “salvaged their campaigns” to canvas and mobilize for votes for the emergence of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Vice President Kashim Shettima during the April presidential election and subsequent elections.
The Coordinator further noted that, “dignity and resilience with which she discharged her official responsibilities under the last administration” in spite of being the ’junior minister’, while affirming that Kogites are proud of her conduct and character.
According to Adekunle, in preparation for the election the then Minister put up a gigantic campaign office in Lokoja and named it APC Unity House, the office which is well equipped and furnished to standard is rated one of the best campaign offices in the North Central which served and continues to serve as a hub for progressive activities in the State.
He hinted that Dr. Ramatu also embarked on Educational outreach programs, Medical Outreach programs, Palliatives support programs, Community development projects in particular Water supply and Solar lighting projects, as well as campaigns vehicle across all the LGAs in the State.
“We therefore urged other leaders to emulate this brand of progressive politics without bitterness”.
“This in our opinion, is what is needed to make Nigeria a better place,” Adekunle stressed.