By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Member representing Chikun Constituency at the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Honourable Ayuba Ishaku Chawazah has said that Tsaunin Kura Residential Area (Sabo GRA) is one of the communities in Chikun Local Government Area that remains united and must be reckoned with.
According to a statement signed by the Executive Public Relations Officer (PRO) of Sabo GRA, Okpani Jacob Onjewu Dickson, he expressed this when hosting executives of Sabo GRA at his Constituency office in Sabon Tasha, Kaduna on Thursday July 23, 2020.
“Most of the times, the people of Tsaunin Kura GRA don’t wait for goverment to do things for them.
“I have seen feeder roads constructed by the community, it shows you are supporting the Government,” he said.
He recalled that two weeks ago, he received letter for the visit and he was delighted they came there.
“I appreciate you for coming and visiting this office and choosing me for this award.
“I am indebted to the people of Chikun Constituency.
“Looking back at the election, we were voted massively, the only thing e can do is to give back.
This really the house if the masses.
The theme was not carved out for political reasons but we are out to serve the people.
“I cannot run away from the people because I am.man if the masses,” he said.
Speaking further, he said that Chikun Constituency is the largest in Kaduna Assembly in terms of population and it can be the largest in terms of looking for projects.
He informed that a robust relationship exists between the Assembly and Kaduna State Government.
“We will push your challenges to see if some can be taken care of.
“I also want to assure the community.of maximum support. If you have any project you are undertaking, I will.give you maximum support.
“I am willing to serve you if the people give us another term. maximum support,” he added.
Speaking earlier, the President General of Tsaunin Kura Residents Association (Sabo GRA), Comrade Silas Adamu said that in Sabo GRA they have bad roads and drainages, resulting to collapse of houses.
“We have light problems. Most efforts we have received are self help from public spirited individuals.
“Recently, an individual donated a transformer that has reduced the load. was grateful for him granting the opportunity to interact,” he said.
Speaking further, he said, “You exist in distinction if you remain addicted to the people we have decided to five you the title of the Star of Democracy.
“We wish you the best and pray it remains so, we have pledged to give you title, Pillar of Democracy at end of your tenure,” he declared.
He advised Honourable Chawazah to always ensure he remains close to the people.
“Most times, political class come begging for votes before election, but disappear to only resurface before another election.
“We have always seem politicians from negative perspective in Niger as people without feelings for those who voted them. We know you don’t belong to that category,” he said.
He used the opportunity to commiserate with him over the loss of a loved one.
In a vote of thanks, Vice President General, Tsaunin Kura Residents Association, Mr. Joseph Onoja assured Honourable Chawazah that they will keep praying for him to be successful.
“We will keep praying for you and pray those working with you will give you good advise, so that at the end of your tenure, good will be spoken of you,” he said.
Others that accompanied the President General on the visit incude, Patrick Fumen (Assistant Secretary), Jonah Silas (Treasurer), Appolos Shinkut (Financial Secretary), Cletus Ogbonna Andeh (Welfare Officer), Mrs. Cecilia Dzingina (Women Leader), Jonah Adua Kure (Youth Leader) Emmanuel Zuahu (Auditor) and Jacob Onjewu Dickson (Executive PRO).