BY OTORI OZIGI.
In the face of reported political violence in some parts of Kogi central during the ongoing political campaigns and rallies by some political parties in the area, a two term chairman of Okene Local Government, Alhaji Yahaya Karaku has bared his mind on the issue saying that the youths of the area should stay clear from political violence in their best interest.
The APC stalwart who is generally referred to as the “Strong man” of Okene politics told journalist on Friday that he would never support the use of thurgery by any political leader to achieve their inordinate ambition.
According to him, the APC leadership in the state would never engage in any form of political violence or intimidation to achieve success at the polls.
On the chances of all APC candidates in the forth coming senatorial, House of Representatives and House of Assembly elections, Karaku Predict a resounding victory, saying that APC remains the party to beat in the 2019 general elections in Kogi Central.
Karaku who recently defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), to the ruling APC, disclosed that the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello has assured of a level playing field for all political actors in the state.
He stressed that the Governor is a peace loving and focused political leader who would want the best for the entire state under this democratic dispensation.
Alhaji Karaku gave the assurance that President Muhammadu Buhari would win Kogi state convincingly with a landslide, noting that APC is fully on ground in all the 21 Local Government areas of the state,
He assured that he is working in synergy with other stake holders in Ebiraland to deliver block votes to the president in the February 16th presidential election.