- An aspirant to the House of Representatives in Kogi, Comrade Austin Okai, has stepped up his efforts to meet with PDP stakeholders in the state
- Okai wants to represent the federal constituency of Dekina/Bassa in the lower house of the National Assembly
- According to him, he would attract development projects and foster youth empowerment in the state if elected
Kogi – Comrade Austin Okai, one of the leading candidates for the Federal Constituency of Dekina/Bassa of Kogi State in the House of Representatives before 2023, has assured his constituents of effective representation if they receive the mandate in 2023 .
Legit.ng reports that Okai, who is running on the platform of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), made the promise on Saturday, April 9, during a meeting with party delegates from the federal constituency of Dekina/Bassa, held in Ologba, in the Dekina local government area of the state.
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He said he would hold quarterly town halls to ensure popular views and community needs are documented and followed up to ensure positive action.
Speaking while addressing reporters after a declaration meeting with delegates, Okai expressed his gratitude to party stakeholders for their encouragement and support, noting that “Put people first” will continue to be his slogan.
The House of Representatives hopeful who hails from Emewe Opada in Emewe ward of Dekina local government council area said if given the opportunity to serve he would passionately represent the interests of good people. people from the local government area of Dekina/Bassa, promising that “he wouldn’t let them down.”
He said his mission “is to give tremendous representation to the good people of Dekina/Bassa in the National Assembly with a view to attracting development projects and promoting youth empowerment, reducing crime and ensuring adequate human and capital development in the constituency”.
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Okai instructed the delegates to think about the general election and the candidate with the powers to attract development to the constituency.
The House of Reps contender added:
“If I get the seat, we will do great things. People will see drastic changes in the Dekina/Bassa federal constituency.
“I will bring my youthful energy and new ideas to change things for the good of all. It will not be business as usual, I assure you.”
I am ready to be your servant if elected, Okai tells Bassa PDP delegates
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Okai said he would be the voice of his constituents if he was mandated to represent them.
It has been reported that Okai is a leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform in the North Central state.
The leading House of Representatives contender also revealed that it would not be business as usual especially for the good people of the Bassa Local Government Area if he takes up the legislative seat on their behalf.