About 200 chiefs, elders, women and youth groups from Nimba County Electoral District#5 have overwhelmingly endorsed Representative Samuel Gongben Kogar for a second term, outlining his contributions and achievements in the district.
The citizens’ endorsement, approved by Paramount Chiefs Jessie Wonleh of Nyo Chiefdom; Jackson T. Kwanue of Ninkwiah Chiefdom, and Tahn Willie of Yao Chiefdom, respectively notes that Representative Kogar has, in the last six years, demonstrated good leadership across the length and breadth of Electoral District#5, and therefore, he deserves another term of transparent leadership that would not only transform the district, but improve their standard of life.
“… we have resolved, unanimously agreed and decided without any form of influence or coercion whatsoever, to democratically exercise our political franchise by endorsing Representative Samuel Gongben Kogar’s second term bid to contest the upcoming October 10, 2017 Representative and Presidential Elections”, the endorsement statement reads.
The citizens outlined among others, factors that led them to taking the decision, noting that having worked with the incumbent Lawmaker for the period of six consecutive years, and observed his transparent dispensation of good leadership in the entire Disrrict#5, including respect for traditional norms and cultural values coupled with ably discharging the key legislative functions of Representation, Lawmaking, and Oversight, they are convinced that he deserves another term in office.
According to them, Representative Kogar has embarked on decentralization of development in the district that has provided freedom to grow and glow in areas of capacity building, communication, infrastructure, women empowerment and human resource management, among others.
“Therefore, and in view of the numerous positive attributes and good leadership provided by the incumbent Lawmaker, Hon. Samuel Gongben Kogar, which have made the people and citizens of the electoral district to know and recognize their human values, coupled with the sanity his leadership has provided for the district, we are left with no other alternative but to endorse Representative Samuel Gongben Kogar’s second term bid to contest the upcoming October 10, 2017 Representative and Presidential Elections in Nimba County Electoral District#5”, the citizens conclude in their statement of endorsement of the lawmaker.