Hon. Jonathan Asake has officially stepped down as the President of the Southern Kaduna People’s Union (SOKAPU), as he joined the Kaduna Gubernatorial race under the platform of the Labour (LP).
Announcing his resignation at the party’s Secretariat on Tuesday in Kaduna, he said he officially stepped down to answer the Clarion call of the majority of people to join the race to Sir Ibrahim Sir Kashim House come 2023.
” What you’ve been hearing is now confirmed that I have answered a clarion call by people and by the larger people of Kaduna State that I should contest for the Gubernatorial election come 2023.
” I have answered this call having observed what has gone on for a very long time within my period as SOKAPU President and I have seen the way insecurity has taken over the entire State, criminals freely crossing our borders and come into our State and killed, destroyed our farmlands and get away with it, adding, I feel leadership can fixed those things,” Asake said.
” Since there is an opportunity for me to offer myself to render leadership in this category and by our constitutional provision I know the essence of government is security, well-being and welfare of the people.”
According to him, he is ready to work hard and showcase himself to the people of Kaduna State and he’s ready to give an inclusive leadership that will entrench fair play, justice and equity to the entire people if elected.
” When we’ve leadership that entrench fair play, justice, equity it won’t matter where you come from, it won’t matter your religious affiliation or the region you come from all that will matter is quality leadership and coming from SOKAPU as their leader I want to extend that kind of leadership style to the entire State,” has said.
Our correspondent reports that Mr. Dio Maisamari, his vice has taking over as the new SOKAPU’s President.