Those elected and appointed into positions of leadership have been tasked to work towards writing their names in gold and not be concerned with how much money they will steal.
Kogi State Deputy Governor,Yomi Awoniyi made the remarks at a reception organized to thank the people of Mopamuro Local Government Area for their support for the Peoples Democratic Party at the last Local Government election held in the area.
Awoniyi appealed to those elected and appointed to serve as examples by not stealing what is meant for the people,but strive to write their names for posterity.
The Deputy Governor asked the appointees to strive towards bringing back the lost glory Mopamuro Local Government once known for; sincerity in leadership,honesty in handling money meant for the people,hard work when given responsibilities and community development that once made the area a pride to other communities.
While urging the people to put behind them the past after the election,Awoniyi,appealed to the Peoples Democratic Party in Mopamuro to open its doors to those who have shown willingness to return to the party after the election.
The Deputy Governor commended the Council for declaring free education and for other laudable initiatives it has so far attained,urged those appointed to strive towards sustaining the good work.
In their separate speeches, Funsho Daniyan,Council Chairman,Eric Fiki,Speacial Adviser to the State Governor on Political Matters,Shogo Williams,PDP Chairman and Chief Ade John,Party Leader from the area all thanked the people of Mopamuro for their solid support to the PDP that made the party emerged victorious.
They assured the people that the confidence reposed on the party’s candidates during the just concluded elections would not be misplaced.
Highlight of the reception was the presentation of the Councilors,Supervisory Councilors and Special Advisers to the people.