Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has charged the newly elected Kogi State members of the National Assembly to put the interest of their constituencies foremost when they resume their duties as legislators.
The Governor said this on Thursday in Abuja while receiving the elected members of 9th Assembly from the State who paid him a courtesy visit after receiving their certificates of return.
He stated that the people of the State at various levels have conferred on them the right to legislate on their behalfs and represent their interest at both the upper and lower chamber of the National Assembly
Governor Bello stated that such trust should motivate them to attract development projects to their respective constituencies and also ensure quality representation of their people.
The Governor similarly advised that they all partner with the State as progressive collaborators so as to jointly move the state further towards the direction of good governance and progress.
Earlier, Senator-elect, Jibrin Isah Echocho; Kogi East thanked the governor for standing by the candidates of the All Progressives Congress in the just concluded elections while declaring their support to the government.
2 senators, out of 3 and 7 House Of Representatives members out of 9 were elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress into the National Assembly.