Former APC governorship aspirant in Kogi State, Engineer Abubakar Bashir Gegu has congratulated the newly elected Senator for Kogi West, Senator Smart Adeyemi for his success at the polls where he disgraced the immediate past Senator, Dino Melaye out of the senate.
Engr Bashir, in a statement he personally signed and made available to journalists in Lokoja said the people of senatorial district have been able to ‘do it’ right.
He said he had no doubt the people would back APC candidate as they had always done, saying the process through which Sen Melaye emerged earlier were characterised by abnormalities and electoral frauds which the courts rightly upturned.
To him, the victory was one that had been long time coming, stressing that progressives have won and the area would now have qualitative representation that would witness law making for the benefits of the common man.
Engr Bashir applauded the people of the area for their bravery in chosen a candidate of the caliber of Sen Smart, whom he described as experienced in the art of lawmaking and passionate for the upliftment of the downtrodden.
He therefore urged the people to rally round the newly elected Senator by giving him necessary support to succeed in his new position as member of the National Assembly.
The political icon enjoined other elected members in both the green and red chambers to rally round Senator Adeyemi to ensure they attract dividends of democracy to Kogi State.