From Julius B. Kezi
Political parties in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna state have been
called upon to shun party differences and work as a family, to make the Local
Government Area great again.
The Executive Chairman, Jema’a Local Government Council, Hon. Danjuma
Averik made the call on Tuesday, during a meeting his council organized for
understanding between the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All
Progressive Congress (APC).
Hon. Danjuma Averik, emphasized that party difference only existed before
election, “Now that the election has been concluded and council sworn-in, there
should be no more differences. Our main concern now is the unity, peace and
development of Jema’a Local Government as a people. I will embrace everyone
and treat all equally”.
The Jema’a Local Government Chairman also called on all residents of the area
to support the government of Kaduna state, under the leadership of Mallam Nasir
Ahmad El-Rufai, in its quest in making the state great again.
Responding, the Chairman, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Jema’a Local
Government branch, Mr. Nathaniel Bawa commended the council chairman for
the good foresight to unite the political parties for the purpose of the wellbeing
and advancement of the area, promising full support and encouragement of the
Similarly, the chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC)Jema’a Local
Government branch, Alh. Ibrahim Koli also applauded visionary leadership of the
Averik led Council, to carry his party along, promising APC’s support to move
Jema’a Local Government forward to greater heights.
The APC Chairman however cautioned the council to be mindful of enemies of
progress, who might give it negative counsel against its good intentions for the
The meeting was attended by the council chairman, councilors, executive
members of the PDP and APC.