By; AMOS TAUNA, Kaduna
Youth under the auspices of Zangon Kataf Youths for Good Governance, (ZKYGG), of Kaduna State, have thrown their weight behind the aspiration of Mr. Francis A. Sani Zimbo, as the chairman of the local government in the forthcoming local government elections in the state.
The membership of the group that cuts across all the ethnic groups in the local government area said they have observed with keen interest the activities and the interaction of Mr Francis as a man gifted with wisdom to lead the council to its greater heights.
A statement issued by Mr James Adamu, spokesman of the group, said, “As members of the group, we have watched with kind interest devoid of any personal interest of religion, tribe or party affiliation, who can at this crucial time the local government is going through to bring about sanity, love, peace and togetherness of all ethnic groups to ensure absolute peace and unity in the local government.
“We have with all sincerity and honesty discovered that Mr. Francie A. Sani Zimbo to have the qualities needed to bring together especially the youths into acceptance to work together as an entity towards the progress and development of the council that has the human and natural resources to be a pace setter for other local government areas in the state to follow.
“We, therefore, with all honesty, decided to back Mr Francis A. Sani Zimbo in his quest of becoming the chairman of the local government in the forthcoming local election in the state with the total conviction that having somebody at the helms of affairs like him, the area will witnessed tremendous transformation of development in all spheres of life, hence, our resolution to support his aspiration without looking back.
“We have also observed with all honesty that having served the council two terms as a councillor and a Special Adviser to a council chairman, Mr Francis A. Sani Zimbo knows the activities and the problems of the local government very well and has the requisite experience to ensure total transformation of the local government to a standard that we all dream of.”
The group said looking at the above qualifications of Mr Francis A. Sani Zimbo, there is the need for all irrespective of any different in the local government to support the aspirations of the intended chairman, believing that his election as the council’s chairman would usher in peace and unity which anybody that wishes the council well desired it to happen.
The youths said that they would sensitize others in their villages of the need to throw their weight irrespective of any different to the aspiration of Mr Fancis A. Sani Zimbo towards ensuring he becomes the Council chairman of the local government with the aim of bringing total transformation that will usher peace and unity in the area.
The statement added that Mr Francis’ interaction with people in the local government devoid of any interest has won him in the hearts of the people as the only person that can bring the people together irrespective of their differences in order to form a common front in fighting any evil force that would destabilise the interest of majority in the area.
In the same vein, women group on the auspices of Women of Peace, commended Mr Francis A. Sani Zimbo, whom they described as a force that is fighting for the common good of all irrespective of any different, stressing that the local government needs somebody of his capacity to ensure peace and unity that would unite the people of the area towards togetherness for the overall development of the area.
The women, in a letter of solidarity and in support through Mrs Naomi Musa, leader of the forum to Mr Francis’s aspiration, explained that they are in total support of ensuring the dreams of Mr Francis is realised of moving the local government forward in all spheres of life.
The women explained, “As mothers, we will always support anything that will first bring peace in our local government and unite all the ethnic groups together as one so that together we will be able to associate with one another as before and live normal lives so as to achieve our different dreams in life.
“We need peace which has eluded us for some times. We are not happy that within us, we have been fighting ourselves, killing one another, injuring and destroying our God given propriety which we cannot replaced. Time has come for us to forget our differences and forge together by electing a good leader that will go for us and we shall fight a good fight of unity and unity that will usher us the potentials that are known with for a long time.”
The women assured of their commitment and support and stop at nothing until Mr Francis A. Sani Zimbo becomes the Council chairman of Zangon Kataf local government area.
They called on people of good conscience who have the love of the area at heart to join in the struggle until success is assured of electing Mr Francis as the council chairman for permanent peace and development to take place in the area and the state as a whole.