Dekina/Bassa: Why It Has To Be Hon. Onogwu Muhammed Galacticus


BY Shaibu Anthony J.

Dekina Local Government Area is politically divided into three districts;

Dekina District
Okura District
Biraidu District

The analysis below presents the numerical Political values of each ward and also tends to present the Political Representation in the Elective Offices within Dekina/Bassa Local Govt Area.

Biraidu District
Abocho Ward (29 polling units)
Ogbabede Ward (31 Polling units)
Emewe Ward (19 polling units)
Total 79 Polling units (36%)

Okura District
Adumu Ward (14 polling units)
Anyigba Ward ( 27 polling units )
Ojikpadala ward (11 polling units)
Okura Olafia ward ( 15 polling units)
Total 67 polling units (31%)

Dekina District
Dekina Ward (16 polling units)
Iyale Ward (17 polling units)
Odu Ward I (11 polling units)
Odu Ward II (10 polling units)
Ogane Inigu ward (18 polling units)
Total = 71 polling units (33%)

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Senatorial Representation
Senator Alex Kadiri (1999-2003) Dekina District
Senator Nicholas Yahaya Ugbane (2003-2011) Okura District
Incumbent Senator Jibrin Echocho (2019-till date) Dekina District

✔️Biraidu District -Nill

Isaac Gimba (Bassa) 1999-2007)
Hon Positive Ihiabe (Dekina District (2007-2011)
Hon Tom Zekeri (Dekina District (2011-2015)
Hon Benjamin Ikani (Okura District (2015-2019)
Hon Hassan Abdullahi (Okura District (2019-till date)

✔️Biraidu District – Nill.

Biraidu has always witnessed marginalisation in the past which is believed to have weighed down political emotions of the political key players and Populace in Biraidu District of Dekina, But it’s belived that the Administration of H.E Alh. Yahaya Bello which is widely known for Equity & Justice will look into the Cries of Biraidu Electorates against the Upcoming 2023 General Election.

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Onogwu Muhammed Galacticus From Ajonoja in Abocho Ward is one of the most Celebrated Sons of the Land because of his Consistency, Diligence, Competence, Commitment and Loyalty to his Assignment as the Chief Press Secretary to the Executive Governor of Kogi State H.E Alh. Yahaya Bello.

It’s on this note we call on His Excellency Alh. Yahaya Bello as a Leader of the Party and other relevant stakeholders of the Party to look into the Plea of Biradu Populace and give us the Opportunity for Representation at the Green Chamber this time around.

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