The Ngas Development Association, Nasarawa State chapter has rolled out the drums in celebration of one of its own, Amb. Gotom Golson Gotom (JP), while thanking former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for identifying their son as a Director at the Atiku Care Foundation (ACF) and Atiku For Nigeria (AFN).
At the colourful reception held in Lafia the Nasarawa State capital on Sunday, the group also called on His Excellency, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to Support Amb Gotom for Senate come 2023.
Speaking at the event, the former Vice President who was represented by his SA on Youth and Support Groups, Ambassador Aliyu Bin Abbas said that he was delighted to see that the Ngas people are deeply united and have made the right choice in yearning for Ambassador Gotom’s leadership in the Red Chambers.
“I am here to represent His Excellency, former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar (Wazirin Adamawa), who will by God’s grace be Nigeria’s President in 2023.
“I am also the Director-General of the Atiku Care Foundation, where Ambassador Gotom is a Director.
“We are pleased about the colourful reception of one of ours, who is more or equally one of yours,” he said.
Ambassador Abbas said that it is a wake-up call that the Ngas people are clamouring for Ambassador Gotom to represent them as the Senatorial aspirant for Plateau Central in 2023 under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
He assured that he will convey their request seeking support for his successful Senatorial bid, adding that the former Vice President would have been physically present, but was presently out of the country.
Earlier, Dunka Felix Kassam who spoke on behalf of the Ngas people in Nasarawa State, said that his people are proud of Ambassador Gotom.
“Ambassador Gotom is a true son of the soil of Ngas people who has touched several lives.
“We are proud of him and his noble gestures and anxiously desire to have him represent our people in the Senate, representing Plateau of Plateau Central.
“We thank His Excellency, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar for identifying with him and also appeal that he supports his Senatorial ambition in 2023, which is one of the reasons we organised this reception in his honour,” he said.
In his brief remarks, Ambassador Gotom said that he was overwhelmed by the show of love and solidarity.
He assured them that he welcomes their solidarity and is willing to serve them in with the best of his ability.
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