Senator Ahmed Ogembe, The Senator representing Kogi central Senatorial District has said it will only take a President with political will to fix the Ajaokuta Steel Company.
Ogembe stated this in Okene while addressing the mammoth crowd which had gathered to receive him at the venue of PDP stakeholders meetings.
Narrating his effort towards ensuring the revival of the Steel company, Ogembe said, he sponsored a Bill, several motions and even went on to set up a committee of critical stakeholders from the area which was headed by Hon A. K Salihu. He said, The committee’s report was promptly submitted but neither the then Minister for Steel nor the Presidency was able to even sommon the courage to implement a bit or give a deserved consideration to that report.
He urged the people, to rise up in unison in deciding who becomes the next President; saying the people of the area will be first beneficiary for being lucky to have the project sited in Kogi Central.
Ogembe said, Atiku with his antecedence of entrepreneurship and having history of being a strong employer of labour will no doubt ensure the early kick off of the project, urging the people to vote in block for Atiku and all PDP candidates to chase poverty away from the land.
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