The Administrator of Jaba Local Government of Kaduna State, Hon Nita Byack George had honoured the State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Air Commodore Emmanuel Jekada (rtd).
Elanza News reports that APC Chairman Jekada received the award of Excellence from the Jaba LGC Administrator at the party secretariat, in Kaduna.
It was gathered that Jekada was honoured for his leadership and mentorship qualities as well as his immense contributions and support to the stability of the APC in Jaba LGA and Kaduna state as whole.
While giving Jekada the award, Nita thanked him specifically for the support given to her Interim Management Committee since inception, the Jaba LGA APC and the state APC in general.
Nita said Jekada’s fatherly role in the APC has helped remarkably well in sustaining peace and stability in the party, particularly in Jaba LGA.
Nita who said the recently convened reconciliation meeting by the Jaba LGA APC stakeholders at council chamber, which was fruitful, added that it was overwhelming and recommendable.
A statement issued by the Special Assistant to the Administrator on Media and Communications, Danladi Tasha, attributed the success of the meeting to the sincerity and timely intervention of the state APC secretariat, headed by Jekada.
She also commended her zone three leader of the party, Hon Shehu Tafa, saying that the effort yielded significant results in bringing understanding and a better way forward among stakeholders in Jaba LGA.
She reiterated her optimism on the resolutions of the meeting, saying that the positive effects of the reconciliation meeting will soon be manifested in all their areas of engagements as a people, party and local government.
The administrator also applauded the state party chairman Jekada for honouring her invitation to the All Ham Games which were held during the Easter and Ramadan periods.
She said that she was highly delighted and indeed honoured by the state party presence at the event through the zone three leader, Hon Shehu Tafa.
The administrator added that considering the state party chairman’s honest interventions to the imperfections and rising situations among brothers/sisters in Jaba LGA APC, as well as his symbolic fatherly relationship to the party at the level, the Interim Management Committee of Jaba LGC on behalf of the Jaba Local Government Area and indeed the APC family in particular conferred on him an award of excellence for his excellent stewardship to the party.
The administrator stressed that the honour was meant to appreciate his efforts and equally spur him and his team to do more exploits in their services to the party in order to further elevate our dear party to its greater heights at the state and Jaba LGA in particular.
The administrator also acknowledged the efforts of the other state party executives, especially our mother and sister, Hon. Lenty Hyet, assistant state party secretary, APC executives in Jaba LGA and her stakeholders, saying that together we shall collectively work to achieve our common goal as a ruling party at the local government, state and the national levels.
In the same vein, the administrator used the occasion to re-emphasise her sincere gratitude to His Excellency, Mallam Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai, the Executive Governor of Kaduna State and Her Excellency, Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe as well as his entire cabinet for this rare privilege granted to her to serve her community, Jaba LGA as a Sole Administrator. She sincerely thanked the governor for the opportunity, while reaffirming her team’s resolve to reciprocate this confidence.
Receiving the Award, the APC chairman in Kaduna State, Commodore Emmanuel Jekada (rtd), expressed his overwhelming joy and delight for the honour given to him by the Jaba LGC Administrator, saying that the award would spur him and his principal officers to do more for the APC and Kaduna State.
Jekada prayed for the triumph of the administrator and her management team in their service to Jaba LGA, saying he wanted a united, stronger APC in Jaba.
The State Party chairman however tasked the administrator, Jaba LGA party executives, the stakeholders and the party faithful as whole to ensure a rancour free electioneering processes.
He re-emphasised on the need to avoid internal rancour by all means necessary, and thus, called for the inclusion/ involvement of all the relevant stakeholders in the campaign for the 2023 general elections.
The APC chieftain thanked the administrator for the show of love and reverence, while praying for her success and the success of APC in Jaba LGA and Kaduna State as a whole.