New year: Rep pledges democracy dividends to constituents


Chairman of the House of Representatives committee on the Air Force, representing Koko-Besse/Maiyama federal constituency of Kebbi State, Shehu Koko, has pledged that year 2020 would be a year of hope for the delivery of democracy dividends to his constituents.

While calling on Nigerians to see 2020 as a year of hope and peaceful coexistence, the lawmaker in a statement on Wednesday said “I want to use this medium to extend my greetings to Nigerians, the good people of Koko-Besse/Maiyama federal constituency, as well as my party the All Progressives Congress”, as he expressed to President Muhammadu Buhari for he described as “his sacrificial time for his country…”.

Koko urged Nigerians to continue to pray for the progress and  peaceful coexistence and one united Nigeria, reassuring his constituents of his unwavering commitment to deliver dividends of democracy in the area of Infrastructural development.

“The year 2020 has ushered in a new hope for a country blessed with her natural resources as I look forward to delivering dividends of democracy promised during my campaign”, he said, adding that as chairman of the committee on Air Force, the panel under him “will do all within her powers to carryout its legislative business to support the Nigeria  Airforce…”.

Meanwhile the Lawmaker has commiserated with the family of late Hon. Adamu Fagen Gawo, who reportedly died in a hospital in Dubai in the early hours of Wednesday.

Koko who described the lawmaker as a  friendly lawmaker and a man of peace said he will surely be missed by all, especially his Constituents.

He said the deseased left behind 10 children and two wives, and prayed Allah to grant him eternal life, as he also condoled with the deceased’s constituents and the entire people of Kano State.