YAGAYA BELLO: THOSE ACCUSING ME OF NON PERFORMANCE ARE IGNORANT OF WHAT IS ON GROUND

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state, on Wednesday, became the first aspirant to pick the governorship nomination and expression of interest form to contest the APC governorship primary, saying that those accusing him of non-performance are diaspora Kogites. Bello also said his accusers will be shocked when President Muhammadu Buhari come to commission a number of projects in the state within the next few weeks. Speaking with journalists shortly after collecting his nomination form at the APC secretariat, Bello said those accusing him of not delivering on his campaign promises…

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ABUBAKAR AUDI FAMILY REACHES CONSENSUS AFTER 3 SONS INDICATED INTEREST IN CONTESTING KOGI GUBER SEAT

Former Kogi Governor’s family puts its house in order in a bid to.present a common front for GUBER ticket. The family of late former governor of Kogi State, Abubakar Audu, has chosen to support one of his sons, Muhammed in the forthcoming Kogi State November 16 gubernatorial election. Three of late Audu’s sons – Yahaya, Muhammed and Mona have indicated interest to contest in the forthcoming governorship election. Mona first flagged off his political campaign with the launching of his political party of interest, YPP, in Lokoja. He subsequently indicated…

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ABUBAKAR IBRAHIM IDRIS SPEAKS ON HIS FATHER IMPOSING HIM ON KOGI PEOPLE AS PDP GUBER CANDIDATE

 John Akinfehinwa  The eldest son of former Kogi State governor, Abubakar Ibrahim Idris has again debunked the insinuation making the rounds that his aspiration to run for the governorship position of the state was a decision by his father, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris to impose him on the people. Abubakar Idris stated this during a media parley in Lokoja after he addressed a cross-section of PDP state and local government executives at the state Secretariat of PDP in Lokoja “This is an issue that has been so over-flogged. At this stage…

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AFTER 2BIL LARGESS, KOGI TRADITIONAL RULERS BECOME YAHAYA BELLO CAMPAIGN MANAGERS, TO VISIT ABUJA TO PERSUADE BUHARI OVER HIS CANDIDATURE

Kogi elders in a courtesy visit to Gov. Yahaya Over 30 traditional rulers from all parts of Kogi state, will be received in audience at the Aso Rock Villa tomorrow June 19th by President Muhammadu Buhari. The traditional rulers, are storming Aso Rock to beg President Buhari to allow Governor Yahaya Bello, to fly the APC flag in the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state. According to our source, the “need to go beg President Buhari is on his insistence that Bello should not fly the APC flag…

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APC NWC TO DECIDE MODE OF KOGI GUBER PRIMARY

In a stakeholders meeting by the Haddy Ametuo-led All Progressives Congress (APC) Kogi State executive, held in Lokoja, on Monday, the faction resolved to allow the National Working Committee (NWC) wade in and determine the mode of election to be adopted for the August governorship primary. This was contained in the communiqué issued at the end of its meeting, through the factional secretary, Ade Ismail. The communique reads: “We will like to announce to the public that the APC has not made an official decision on whether to adopt the…

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KOGI GUBER RACE: APC DIVIDED OVER DIRECT PRIMARIES

The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello and his supporters now have more mountains to climb ahead of the November 16 gubernatorial polls following the adoption of direct primary by the Hadi Ametuo-led faction in the All Progressive Congress (APC). In a meeting of the APC state party executives and stakeholders held at the state’s capital Lokoja, on Monday, the party has resolved to adopt direct election format for the forthcoming primary in August. This came on the heels of an earlier alleged meeting held by a faction of…

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