By Wale Ibrahim, Lokoja
A group, Senator Smart Youth Vanguard has urged Senator Smart Adeyemi to contest for Kogi West Senatorial District seat at National Assembly come 2019.
The Coordinator of Smart Youth Vangurd, Barrister Yahaya Danlami while addressing Journalists in Lokoja on Thursday, stated that this clarion call became imperative to enable the district benefit from dividends of democracy.
He explained that the Youth Vangaurd is a movement which mainly established to promote democracy and bring dividends of democracy to the People of Kogi West Senatorial District.
“It is a movement that works in partnership with over 20 different political associations spread across 7 local government areas trade made up Kogi West.
“Recent developments particularly as it affects Kogi West Senatorial District in the red chamber of the National Assembly, have made mandatory upon the good people of Kogi West Senatorial district to have a rethink over our current representative who sadly has deviated and derailed from the very essence senatorial representation to a more dramatic show of demonstration of hooliganism at legislative floor of the red chamber of the National Assembly”, he said.
The Coordinator lamented that the essence of constitutionally guaranteed right of good people of Kogi West is to have their interest protected through their elected representative, nothing that such rights seemed to have been mutilated poor and fruitless representation being dispensed by the incumbent senator representing Kogi West.
In view of foregoing, the Youth Vanguard collectively resolved And called upon Senator Smart Adeyemi to answer clarion call to provide the people of Kogi West the needed good representation.