Senator representing Kogi West, Smart Adeyemi has expressed his resolve to support Governor Yahaya Bello through thick and thin.
Adeyemi made this known in Iyara, Ijumu local government area of Kogi state on Saturday when he flagged off distribution of food stuffs to his constituents.
The lawmaker stated that he is ready to stand by Bello’s decision, whether good or bad, because the Governor had faith in him when no one else does.
“Let me equally tell you, only a foolish person will think I will one day have issue with Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello. My leader is our leader, I will not have any issue with him, it will not happen.
Because when people didn’t believe in me, he believed in me, so how do I fight him?
“I can do anything, I can defend Governor Bello to any level because, when people didn’t believe in me, Governor Yahaya Bello stood his ground and said ‘I believe in Smart’.
“I will not betray the governor. We will work together. Whatever is the vision of Yahaya Bello, I will stand by him whether good or bad; that is the level of my loyalty to him.
“I heard some people have been talking. Whenever the governor is leaving office, if he likes, let him bring my worst political enemies as successor, I will support him. I am not in an hurry for any positions. Whomever Bello brings, we’ll support him. I am a progressive minded person, I am a man of faith. I am here by the grace of God using Yahaya Bello and you people.
“There is no interest to defend in Kogi because Governor Bello is a just and fair person. So there is nothing to fight with him. He is our neighbor and in- law, and God mandates us to love our neighbors as ourself,” he said.
Adeyemi called on the people to continue to support the state and federal governments.