Nasarawa LG poll: Chairmanship candidate promises purposeful, accountable leadership



 A chairmanship for Akwanga Local Government Council of Nasarawa State, Mr Emmanuel Leweh, says he will ensure responsible and purposeful leadership if voted into office.

Leweh, who is contesting on the of the All Progressives Congress (APC), told residents of the area that he would also ensure accountability in running the affairs of the council if in the forthcoming local government election in the state scheduled for Oct. 6.

He made the promise while playing host the executive members and critical stakeholders of the party in the area in Akwanga on Thursday.

He said that he would carry along all stakeholders in his government based on the principle of openness in governance.

The stated that grassroots development was the bedrock of development of the and that concentration of development at the local government level would help in eradicating poverty in the country.

He said providing purposeful leadership would peace  and bring speedy development the area and the state.

” I thank you for the visit and for the support I have been enjoying from the party.

” I want assure you and other people of Akwanga Local Government Area of purposeful leadership in the interest of peace and for the speedy development of our area and the state,” he said.

Leweh urged the people of the area be law abiding, constituted  authorities, be their brother’s keepers and live peacefully with one another for development thrive.

Earlier, Mr Dantala Bagudu, the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the APC in the area, assured the chairmanship of the readiness of the party and that of its members work tirelessly for his victory at the poll.

Bagudu expressed optimism that Leweh would deliver, if given the mandate at the poll. (NAN)