The deputy Governoship candidate to Late price Abubakar Audu, in the 2015, Governoship election in kogi State, James Abiodun Faleke, has given reasons why he would not support incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello for a second term in office.
Faleke who is currently representing Ikeja federal Constituecy in the House of Representatives, said he would rather throw his weight behind any Governorship aspirant adopted by Kogi West who will lead the State to the Promise Land by turning its fortunes around for good, apart from Governor Bello.
Faleke stated this on Friday in Abuja while addressing members of Kogi West Stakeholders Consultative Meeting.
He called on the people of Kogi West Senatorial District to repeat what he called 2015 revolution adding that:”when Kogi west electorates voted massively for senator Dino Melaye, I believed they did so not because they like Dino, it’s in protest against Governor Yahaya Bello’s bad governance and a clear signal to what would happen to him,”he said
While reiterating that he would not rest until the fortunes of Kogites turned around for good, the lawmaker said, “I will not campaign for Yahaya Bello,because we gave him every opportunities but he misused it.”
He stated further that he will not work for anybody that worked for the annulment of the 2015 Governorship election; ”the three people that worked for the annulment of our election which we won in 2015, would not receive my blessing, one from the Western senatorial district, and the second person from the Eastern senatorial district, the third person you’ll know him in due cause ” he said.
Faleke identified the dearth of quality leadership as one of the major challenges confronting Kogi State, adding that men of goodwill must not keep quiet in the face of msrule.
He then called for a concerted effort from the political class, especially from Kogi West towards providing the state with a better leadership, come November 2019.
He said, “Let me say that what is happening here today or what you’re making to happen with your delegation across the seven Local Government areas of Kogi West particularly gladdens my heart.”
”Am back to Lagos, to come back to Kogi to contest for the Governorship is difficult for now, but I’ll support any aspirant Kogi west adopted ” he promised.
“It is good for us as a people to come together to install responsible government in our state. We have said a lot of things that we have identified about what we need to put right as a state in 2015 I believed there’s hope, “
“I’ll not rest until we get Kogi State to where God wants it to be in 2015,he concluded.
Chairman of the forum Chief Ben Olowodola, in his welcome addressed charged the people of Kogi West on the need to closed ranks ahead of 2019 election .
Highlights of the meeting include: setting up of a committee to suggest a credible aspirant for the people of Kogi West that’ll salvage the state from it’s present predicaments.Share this on WhatsApp