Kogi Guber Election: APC Lawmakers-Elect Endorse Candidate

Forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) National and State Assembly members-elect has reportedly endorsed Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello, for second term in office, Concise News has learned.

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Making this known on Wednesday in Lokoja, the state capital, Speaker of Kogi state House of Assembly, Matthew Kolawole, said Bello had achieved a lot and should be re-elected.

He said the governor had done well in security, education, infrastructure development, civil service reforms and human capital development.

“We have resolved to put resources together to purchase the gubernatorial nomination and expression of interest form of our party APC for our amiable governor to contest the 2019 governorship election in Kogi state,” he said on behalf of the forum as the November 2 election draws near.

“We have also resolved to commence work toward his re-election bid at our various constituencies to meet with stakeholders like party leaders, traditional rulers, youth and women groups, opinion molders among others to spread the gospel of GYB to them.

“We are all determined to mobilise as many people as possible to deliver our various constituency for the success of our governor and the party at the poll, being a detribalised individual who only believes in developing the entire state without considering tribe or religion”

This news medium understands that Doctor Omede Idris of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is one of the top aspirants standing in the way of Bello’s bid to return for a second term.