A Support Group, Okun United For Ododo on Friday held a Grand Walk in support of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Kogi State Governorship Candidate, Alh. Usman Ododo and his running mate, Joel Oyibo in Isanlu, headquarters of Yagba Federal Constituency.
Supporters of the ruling party storm the ancient town of Isanlu Kingdom from all the wards in the five Local Government Areas of the Yoruba speaking part of the state, chanting solidarity songs with dancing.
The mammoth crowd deferred the hot sun as they preach the Gospel of Ododo/Joel to electorate in the headquarters of Yagba East Local Government.
Addressing the thousands of supporters, the General Coordinator of the Group, Commander Jerry Omodara (rtd) said the Walk was to speak the mind of Stakeholders of Okun land that their support for the Ododo/Joel mandate is not negotiable, saying the group is committed to delivering Okun land to APC.
“Okun United For Ododo stands for all Okun people. And in our standing together, remain very key that we have to stand together for progress and development. Without we coming together, it will be difficult to attract development to our land.
Having someone like Ododo that has been carefully selected, to come within a government that has been purposeful in the last 7 years and some months, it important that Okun people must think well, come together nd work for the progres of Okun land.
He further said “when we walk together, and demand for Okun Governorship in future and that felt that from Kabba/Bunu to Yagba West, the Leaders of Okun United For Ododo have spoken engaged so many people and they understand what we are doing and that is why you can see thi massive detection of ADCand PDP Leaders coming to join us in APC.
Commander Omodara, who is the State Security Adviser said upon the completion of the administration of Ododo, the it will be justifiable and morally right for the people of Okun land to demand for what he called “awa lokan.”
According to him, Alh. Usman Ododo is a peace loving man and expressed optimicism that the campaigs will be peace, adding that security agencies are up to the task of providing security of lives and property.
In his remarks, the Director General of the Group, Hon. Alfred Bello explained that the need to sustain a formidable party at the Federal level in the State, necessitated the establishment of the Group.
Hon. Bello stated that meeting the age-long dream and prayers of Okun people for a University is a clear indication that the Party meant well for the people of the State.
He called on the people of Okun land to be united andnvote for the APC for sustainable dividends of democracy.