By Abba Dukawa
Members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Albasu, Gaya and Ajingi Local Government Areas have been told to work tirelessly towards ensuring the victory of the party during the upcoming elections in the state and the country at large.
Member representing the constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Abdullahi Mahmud Gaya made the call during a town hall meeting with various support groups held at Ganduje House in Gaya Local Government Area.
Hon. Gaya said under his representation, the constituency has been reaping more dividends of democracy from him since 2015, explaining that before his election in the year 2015, the people in the constituency lacked good representation as the then representative had deserted the electorates.
He added that at the constituency was then the most neglected in the country.
“You are living witnesses that before I was elected in 2015, the constituency was the most neglected one in the country in term of all indices that show development as a result of the fact that the former constituency’s representative was not accessible to the electorate after the election,” he stated.
Hon. Gaya added that as their representative, he made himself available and accessible to the people of the constituency, stating that he was able to bring new dawn for them, reiterating that he was not switching off his phone, stressing that on weekly basis he was coming to see them, unless if outside the country.
He further said he was able to empower so many youths in the constituency, saying: “I have done a lot in empowering the youths and women with skill acquisition. Women and men were given free medical support, motorized borehole were constructed, motorized streetlight provided and blocks of classrooms constructed in Albasu, Gaya and Ajingi Federal Constituency.”
He added: “National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has trained our youths and the programme was aimed at reducing the level of unemployment in the society and we also securing jobs to deserving youths in all paramilitaries, Nigerian Army, Nigerian Air Force, Nigerian Navy, Nigeria Police Force, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Central Bank of Nigeria and state and federal governments’ ministries, departments and agencies respectively.”