Late Prince Abubarkar Audu’s son, Alhaji Shuaibu Audu is to commission a motorized boreholes across the three Senatorial District of Kogi State this week.
Announcing this in Lokoja on Sunday shortly after being welcomed by a mammoth crowd along Felele road, Shuaibu Audu said the projects which was funded by an NGO he established is to assist humanity with the basic necessities of life.
He expressed sadness over the hardship faced by the people at the grass roots level noting that a lot people who lived in rural areas traveled a distance of two to three kilometers to get portable water.
He said his NGO will continue to look into other areas of human needs particularly the educational sector and empowerment schemes.
Audu expressed appreciation to various groups who trooped out to support him and ascribed the solidarity displayed as a recognition of the legacies laid by late Prince Abubarkar Audu.
He enjoined them to sustain the support to keep his ideals and memory alive emphasising that his father in his life time, has passion for infrastructural development.
On the request to contest in the next election, Audu who emphasized that it is Allah that bestow power on whom He wants, said he will continue to offer humanitarian services whether in politics or not.
Speaking on behalf of the youths groups, the President of Kogi Youths Movement, Honourable Attah, said the numbers of youths that trooped out to give Shuaibu a roussy welcome show the amount of love and respect people have for his father.
He described Shuaibu as a banker with passion to add value to the society noting that he has been able to sustain the good legacies of his father.