Nigeria’s Minister of State, FCT, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has saluted the resilient of electorates from Kogi West Senatorial District in Kogi State, for coming out in their numbers to re-elect Senator Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the just concluded senatorial re-run election in the State.
The minister in a statement personally signed by her described the victory at the poll as well deserved.
I congratulate Senator Smart Adeyemi @SenSmartAdeyemi and the All Progressives Congress @OfficialAPCNg on the well deserved victory at the rerun Kogi West Senatorial District Elections. Wishing you all the best in office. #DrRamatuAliyu #KogiWestRerun 1.12.2019 pic.twitter.com/G1XgmgAgEu
— Hajiya (Dr.) Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu (@DrRamatuAliyu) December 1, 2019
The Minister who is also the APC leader in the state stressed that with the outcome of the re-run election the people of Kogi West Senatorial district have spoken in one voice.
Dr Aliyu then congratulated Senator Smart Adeyemi over his victory at the re-run election for Kogi West Senatorial District of the state.
She also urged the senator elect to put in his best in the discharge of his responsibilities and to justify the confidence the electorate reposed in him.
“My heartiest congratulations to you for this great success of your well-deserved victory at the just concluded re-run poll for Kogi West Senatorial District.
“It has been my greatest pleasure to see you victorious over all the hurdles in life. Being a part of your life is an honor to live with. I have seen all your successes and all your struggles behind the curtain.
“However, your recent victory is an eloquent testimony of God’s grace and confidence the electorate reposed in you. Therefore, I beseech you to put in your very best in the discharge of your responsibilities, because “to whom much is given, much is expected.
“Remember, life doesn’t just throw the things to you that you desire most. You have to earn them with hard work and commitments,” she emphasized.
Aliyu therefore tasked the senator elect to be magnanimous in victory by reaching out to other opponents in the race.