FROM JIDAUNA DARING, Plateau Central Zone
Senator representing Plateau Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Abuja, Senator Hezekiah Dimka has promised to give the needed dividends of democracy to the people of the Zone, especially now that is time for governance.
Senator, Dimka stated this during his constituency’s thank you tour to Pankshin, Mangu, Bokkos, Kanam and Kanke Local Government Areas (LGAs), last Friday and Saturday.
The lawmaker while addressing the large crowd of his party supporters at the 5 LGAs headquarters expressed happiness with the support given him during election, to Tribunal and also the Appeal Court that were filed against his victory by his opponent in the PDP challenging his victory during the last election.
Senator, Dimka told all his party’s supporters across the 5 LGAs that the purpose of his tour was to say thank you to them for the wonderful support given him, saying that his words cannot thank them enough stressing that it is only God that would bless them for the support.
Dimka told his supporters that it was never in his character to do the thank you tour now, but it was due to the cases filed against his victory in the Tribunal to Appeal Court, which were all upheld in his favour and now gave him the confidentces to go round and thanked them.
He also told his supporters to exercise a little patience’s, especially in the area of projects, saying that he was still waiting for the signing of the 2020 budget by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that he has so far earmarked different projects for the people of his constituency.
He assured them they would not regarded given him the mandate to serve as a distinguished Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, saying that their interest would always put on the table not under the table.
The law-maker urged the people of his zone to always think about what he would do to them that would benefit every ody rather than coming to him as an individuals or groups to collect money, saying that he is now representing the entire constituency no only one party and appealed to the people of his zone to also rally him around with advise that would move the constituency forward.
Senator, Dimka said that he would place priority to youths and women empowerment, which he said was very key to him, because it would, no doubt go a long way in reducing in the increasing rate of poverty and crime, especially amongst the youths, adding that his plan were to also embark on projects that would have direct bearing on the lives of people within his constituency.
The law-maker climax the thank you tour with the commissioning of his constituency office at Pankshin LGA, adding that liason offices would be opening across the 5 LGAs, so as to enable people to always channel whatever issue that they might have that is for the progress of the constituency as all times.
Senator Dimka has also approved and presented appointments letters to 105 Senior Special Assistants (SSA) and Special Assistants (SA) across the 5 LGAs of his constituency
Senator Dimka shortly after presented the appointment letter to the 105 SSAs and SAs told them to conduct themselves with high sense of decorum while discharging their various duties assigned to them in order to further move the constituency to an enviable heights.
He said that he was planning to have town hall meeting across the 5 LGAs of the constituency, where he would interact with the people of the zones, in order to know what they want or need in times of projects.
Senator Dimka while in Bokkos also commiserated with the people of the area over the fire incidents which led to burning down of 16 shops at the Bokkos Central market, where he also made the donation of # 1 million cash shortly to the victims after he was taken round the burning shops.
The law-maker also in Bokkos LGA said that he would do everything possible to see that the uncompleted Panyam, Bokkos Wamba roads is revisited, so that it would be capture among the federal roads that were still uncompleted.
In their separate remarks, Chairman of the 5 LGCs and the traditional rulers all appreciated the Senator for finding time to come and thank them, describing him not only as good leader but as an excellent leader and assured the Senator of their continue support urging him to seriously look into completion of the abandon Payam, Bokkos, Wamba road, so as to boost business and economy activities within the zone.