By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
As the debate on who gets what in the National Assembly rages on ,the National Coordinator of the Core Middle Belt Forum, Comrade Micheal Odeh Akatu has thrown his weight behind Senator Kabir Gaya for the post of the Deputy Senate President (DSP).
According to Comrade Michael, Senator Gaya has the wealth of experience behind him, having been in the Senate since 2007.
“Before then , he was the Governor of Nigeria’s most poplar state Kano and then there was no crisis .
He added that the Kano born Senator is also a detribalized Nigerian who respects all Nigerians irrespective of their religious affiliations.
‘I will liken Senator Gaya as John Mackane, David Mark and Barack Obama wrapped together .
Comrade Michael also added that Senator is the link between the youths and the old , the link between the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) and the All Progressive Congress (APC ) in the Senate .
“If we the youths want to move forward , then let’s go for someone who is the bridge between the youths and matured ones.
” if we want a stable National Assembly 2019-2023, let’s go for Senator Gaya .
” If you follow the activities of the senator , you would also noticed that Senator Gaiya would carry the Middle Belt people along with him in the senate
” it is to this end, that we are embarking on sensitization tour of earch state in the Middle Belt to pressure our representatives to support Mr.Gaiya.” he added.
Comrade Michael Odeh spoke to a team of journalist on Monday April 29, 2019 in Kaduna after a meeting of Middle Belt Youths in Sabon Tasha .