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Latest Kogi State Online News Headlines For Today June 15

Latest Kogi State Online News Headlines For Today
Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello

Welcome to the Concise News compilation of the latest Kogi State news online headlines for today, June 15th, 2019.

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has boasted that he will win the governorship election in the State, Concise News reports.

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Bello also boasted that he was the landlord of the state as well as the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and cannot be floored.

He spoke on Friday in Abuja after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

“I am the Governor today and Insha Allah, l will return back as the Governor for another four years, after the November 16 election,” he noted.

“As for the ticket, the analogy is that the tenant cannot send the landlord out of his house. So, APC in Kogi State was rebuilt by me, after the good job done by our late leader, His Excellency, Prince Abubakar Audu.”

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kogi State chapter has dismissed the accusation of a social-cultural group ‘Igala Elders’ for their decision to disqualify some governorship aspirants from contesting November election in the state.

It was gathered that some governorship aspirants of PDP and APC from Kogi East were allegedly disqualified by a committee headed by the former National Chairman of the PDP Ahmodu Ali under the auspices of ‘Igala Elders’.

PDP in a statement issued by Bode Ogunmola, State Publicity of the PDP on Friday disclosed that categorically that it will abide by the party’s rules and regulations as cherished in the party constitution on how its candidate will emerge under a free and fair primary.

The statement said: “The PDP has no anointed candidate for November election in Kogi State. We promised to be an unbiased umpire.

“We enjoined party faithful to keep the spirit high as it is resolute in taking over Kogi State from APC and free Kogites from shackles of hunger, oppression and miss governance.”

According to the statement, PDP urged members to disregard the report as it has a process that will produce a candidate for the party for the November governorship poll.


That’s the latest news from Kogi state for today. See you again soon!