The Governor of Kogi State, Alh. Yahaya Bello, on Tuesday declared formally to re-contest for the Governorship election of Kogi State come November 2nd 2019.
Governor Bello is currently in the last lap of his first tenure. He sworn into off the 27th of January, 2016, shortly after the demise of late Prince Abubakar Audu, the then candidate of the All Progressive Congress, (APC) who died before the announcement of the Governorship election results of 2015.
Governor Bello who came second in the primary election of the party which produces Late Audu as candidate of the party was asked to fill the vacant position created by the demise of the standard bearer as it were then .
This declaration may have put to rest the rumour making the rounds that the National leadership of the party may have asked the governor to bury his second term ambition for undisclosed reasons.
Recalled that the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), recently announced 2nd of November 2019 as the date for the governorship election in Kogi State.
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