Gov Yahaya Bello’s re-election bid boosted by his  kinsmen 


Stakeholders at the endorsement ceremony


—As Stakeholders, Traditional Rulers, Party Stalwarts Endorses the Gov for a Second Term


Stakeholders from Okene Local Government, of Kogi State on Friday endorsed the second term ambition of the state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, saying that the governor’s performance has earned him their support.


In a statement signed by the Media Adviser to the Okene council Administrator, Abdulmumin Abubakar, said “In what could be described as a great moment for Gov.Yahaya Bello’s re-election bid, the political headquarters of Kogi Central, the Okene Local Government was today agoged as All Progressive Party leaders, Party Executives, Political office holders, Traditional Rulers, Youth and Women support groups gathered at the Council Secretariat to endorse the candidature of His Excellency, Alh. Yahaya Bello for Second term in office under the platform of APC.

APC leader, Alhaji Yahaya Karaku, during the endorsement ceremony

Speaking at the programme , the convener of the meeting and the Administrator of Okene Local Government, Engr. (Mall) Abdulrazaq Muhammad thanked party leaders and traditional rulers for coming out in large numbers to show support for the re-election of the Gov. Yahaya Bello.

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The Council boss said, “in the last election, Okene Local Government delivered votes for APC coming first in Kogi State and ranked 8th in the Country, therefore, the feat should be doubled in the November 2nd election.


Also Speaking at the occasion , the Member representing Okene-Ogori/Magongo Federal Constituency, Hon. Tijani Damisa assured the people that Gov. Yahaya Bello will fly the party’s flag and  ultimately win again for a second term.


While urging the public to shun the rumour that APC may deny the governor party ticket, Hon. Tijani Damisa said, he had meetings with Adams Oshiomole and National Working Committee of the party who assured him of their support to Gov. Bello’s re-election bid.

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The Ohi of Okene, Eganyi and Eika also pledged the supports of all traditional rulers in Okene and Ebiraland to the administration of Gov. Yahaya Bello and his re-election agenda.


The stakeholders, party structures, elected and appointed public office holders then formerly endorsed Alh. Yahaya Bello for a Second term in office.


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