Kogi State: Why I Want To Take Over Yahaya Bello's Job - Omede

A former President, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Omede Idris, has said he wants to be the leader of Kogi State so he can revamp its economy, Concise News reports.

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This online news medium understands that Omede had on Wednesday declared interest to vie for the office on the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

According to him, he would reset the fortunes of Kogi State for the better, noting that it is close to the southern and northern regions of Nigeria.

This is as he noted that his plans for Kogi State will be based on social inclusion, environmental protection, peace and security.

On how he would achieve economic growth for the people of the State, Omede said it will be done via state-backed power generation from renewable energy and human resources development.

Concise News had earlier reported that Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has said he declared interest to run for a second term in office after consultation with stakeholders.

This online news medium understands that Bello declared his interest for re-election at the banquet hall of the Government House, in Lokoja during the inauguration of the Kogi State House of Assembly Commission on Wednesday.

Speaking to press after the declaration’ the governor said “I would like to inform the good people of the State, the All Progressive Congress family and supporters from the state, the Local Government Areas down to the wards and polling units, as well as various stakeholders, opinion molders, families and friends of my interest to answer the people’s call to run for a second term in office as the Executive Governor of Kogi State.

“We have made tremendous progress in the last three years and based on our achievements, the people of the state have been calling on me to run again to consolidate on our first term achievements.”