2023: Group endorses Laori for Senator in Adamawa South
Group of Democrats in Adamawa South Senatorial District has endorsed a member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Kwamoti Laori, for Senator in 2023.
Mr. Peter Bokido, the group’s Spokesperson stated this at a news conference on Thursday in Yola.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Laori is representing Numan, Demsa and Lamurde Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives.
Bokido attributed Laori’s endorsement by members of the group drawn from all the nine local government areas making up the senatorial district to the lawmaker’s outstanding performance in his constituency.
“The democrats saw Laori’s outstanding achievements, leadership qualities, character and tolerance for people from different backgrounds as well as his long-standing experiences in legislation.
“Consequently, we have unanimously agreed that these qualities have qualified him to hold higher responsibilities and thus resolve to urge him to consider running for senate in Adamawa South senatorial district in 2023,” he said.
The spokesperson noted that the democrats also considered how the lawmaker had fared in various offices he had held and his achievements while in the state House of Assembly between 2007 and 2015.
“Within the short period he has spent in the House of Representatives from 2019, he has sponsored bill to establish Federal University of Technical Education in Numan.
“He also drilled solar-powered and manually-operated boreholes in almost all the wards in his constituency, while he procured and distribute laptops and dry season farming inputs to his constituents.
“He also constructed an ICT centre in Lamur, an examination hall in Imburu Secondary School and is presently connecting Bille township electricity to national grid, among many other things,” he said.
Bokido also acknowledged the performances of the past senators in senatorial zone, elected under the platforms of different political parties since 1999. (NAN)