The African Democratic Congress ADC in Kogi State on Wednesday unveiled Dr. Idris Omede as the running mate to Hon.Leke Abejide for the 2023 governorship election.
Unveiling Omede at the State Headquarters Lokoja, Hon. Abejide assures the people of Kogi state of their readiness to lead the affairs of the state strictly on the tenets of justice, equity, and fairness to all, as well as putting the interest of the state at the forefront to ensure development and peaceful coexistence.
Abejide stated that Kogi State needs a governor with a strong will and mind toward the development of the people through stomach infrastructure and physical infrastructure.
He added that his government if elected with Dr Omede as his running mate will focus on workers’ welfare, including pensioners who have served the government, also to revive the 21 LGAs and implement Local government autonomy to grant the local governments the will to serve the people at the grassroots and to curb the menace of insecurity in the State.
He further stated that the Education sector in the state will receive more funding to give the youth the will to obtain Education.
Abejide officially unveiled Dr. Idris Omede as his running mate for the Kogi State governorship election stating that the LekeOmede candidacy for Governor and Deputy is on a rescue mission to salvage the people of Kogi State from starvation to bring the government of the people.
Dr. Omede is a Medical Doctor, former commissioner for Health in Kogi State, served as the President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Association of Professional Persons of Nigeria (APPN), and a fellow of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA). Dr. Idris Omede is an accomplished Medical Doctor with vast knowledge in the health sector.
Dr. Omede in his speech appreciated Hon. Leke Abejide for his numerous projects and achievements in his Federal Constituency Yagba, Kogi State, and for also wanting to rescue the state.
Dr. Omede stated that Kogi State needs a government that understands inclusiveness and development, the 2023 governorship election is another opportunity for the people of the State to ensure that a government that understands the expectancies of the people like Hon. Leke and Dr. Omede comes on board.
“The best product can be from anywhere, irrespective of where the individual comes from, this time the best product is Leke/Omede. Poverty does not know ethnicity or religion, Leke Omede is the right people that can deliver what the people of the State yearns for”.
Governance is about the needs, demands, feelings, and wishes of the people, it also entails giving back to the people, collective leadership is what Leke and Omede have brought to the people.
We have come to give practical solutions to the problems to the yearnings of the people to meet their long-awaited dividends of Democracy.
Omede enjoined the people of Kogi State to look beyond party basis and affiliations and work together to rescue Kogi State and make the state succeed through Leke/Omede as Governor and Deputy Governor, he encouraged the people to join and vote for African Democratic Congress ADC.
Dr. Omede said beyond what Hon. Abejide has listed, Kogi State will develop, as the State is embedded with mineral resources that are enough to develop the state.
“Our mission is to rescue the state and the people from suffering, the team Leke/Omed has come to rescue Kogi State and the people to make Kogi State work in the interest of all Kogites, he said.