-Somolu Bariga Apex leaders, party members, Artisans, Traditional chiefs, Religious leaders, other dignitaries witnessed event.
Hon Kolade Alabi, the chairman of Bariga local council has declared his intention to run for a second term.
The chairman made the declaration at a gathering of All Progressives Congress (APC) members today in Ladi Lak primary school, Bariga .
The opening remark was made by the DG of Kolade Alabi campaign committee ( KACCO) , Hon Adedoyin Banjo.
The former chairman of Bariga, Hon Omoyele Oris, Hon Wole Diya ( former member house of representatives ), Apostle Peter Oyewusi ( Somolu Baiga Apex leader), and Bariga Local council APC chairman , Hon Akin Mejolagbe took turn to speak on how the Bariga sole candidate has transformed Bariga and the need for him to secure a second term.
Alabi in his address said Bariga has remained steadily prosperous because of the positive outlook of its residents but there is still a lot more to be done.
“In the last four years , I have fulfilled my promises to you to make Bariga work for all,” he said.
“With your support, we have made Bariga a better place and changed the face of he community . I did not do it alone; we did it together, because you believed, and you supported me all through the journey, and I can assure you I wont take your support for granted “
“Bariga has remained steadily prosperous because of your positive outlook. I urge you to always stay positive in your personal and communal lives and continue to aspire to great things.
“In these four years as your chairman, I have seen visible proof that we can achieve unbelievable things when we all come together and belief in our dreams.
“We achieved because you believed. But there is still a lot more to be done. But I am not daunted. I am not tired. And I am sure you feel the same way because we all envision a better Bariga, a Bariga of our dreams.
“So, I humbly call you again, to give me your support as I seek to continue with your mandate to steer the affairs of Bariga. I ask you to believe again and together, let’s achieve more.”
The council boss who picked up his expression of interest and nomination form at the state secretariat of the party in Acme earlier his month, thanked party members for giving him the platform to contribute to the growth and development of the Bariga, he also used the opportunity to remind them that his admnistration will hit the ground running in his second term.
The event was witnessed by Somolu Bariga Apex leaders such as Apostle Peter Oyewusi, Alhaji Bakare, Pa Oshikoya, Pa Olowolagba, Hon Sulaimon Oris, Hon Wole Diya, Otunba Dengel Anifowoshe, Hon Willy Lawanson, Hon Biodun Orekoya Alhaja Nike Mustafa, Alhaji Adeyanju , Hon Sesan Olanrewaju, Hon Johnson Ajiboye, Hon Modiu Olatilewa and other party leaders.
Also present are Hon Adeola Kuponiyi( Vice chairman) , Hon Bukola adedeji( SLG ). Bariga legislators, Executive members, Management staff NULGE excos and staff Artisans, CDA/ CDC members, market men/ women , Religious leaders, Traditional chiefs, NURTW members, party members and the general public .
KOLADE ALABI CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE MEDIA TEAM
May 25th, 2021.