Abuja - The Member-Elect to represent Ardokola Lau and Karim-Lamido Federal Constituency at the House Representatives, Danladi Baido, is meeting members of his constituency to discuss the challenging issues in the area ahead of his assumption of office.
The Taraba State legislatorsaid they were reviewing and discussing the issues of employment and empowerment, agriculture, education and provision of basic social amenities like portable drinking water and access roads in local remote communities.
"I am using this month to meet with my constituents on how we would administer our affairs from the Green Chambers when we assume office in June this year. We have been brain-storming on how to move our constituency forward in this most trying and challenging times in our political history," Baido said ahead of his inauguration scheduled for the end of the month.
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) member said the meetings were confirmation of the inclusive governance he promised during the campaign period.
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"From this point, I am orienting them in inclusive governance so that they would be fully part of the decisions, policies, and programs that directly affects their lives. I advice them where I can, and allow them to offer constructive criticism on the vital issues we discuss about," said Baido.
He added that all the communities in the constituency would have a say in governance.
"I have been encouraging them to form and register progressive associations in their respective communities. Through these associations we can implement policies that will benefit entire communities, as against individual interests, which is a hallmark of our political culture," he
Baido urged all members of the area to come and join his political bandwagon so that they could merge efforts and create functionalist system where all developmental activities for the state would be prioritised to make lives better.