Senator Adeyemi threatens to work against APC if Gov. Bello is denied ticket




Former Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, in the red chamber, Smart Adeyemi has threatened to work against his party, the All progressive Congress, (APC), if the incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello is denied ticket to return for a second term as Kogi state Governor.

Senator Adeyemi who was a two time senator from kogi handed down the threat on Thursday at a stakeholders forum held at the party’s Secretariat in Lokoja.

Senator Adeyemi told the delegation from the Progressive Governors Forum which included the Kebbi state Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu ,Yobe state Governor, Alhaji Maimala Buni as well as the immediate past Governor of Bauch state,Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar who attended the forum, saying that they should take the message back to the National Secretariat of APC that they should give the party’s ticket to Governor Bello for continuity.

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“We in Kogi state have seen a young, vibrant, detribalized personality in Governor Bello and we have unanimously resolved to work for his reelection come November 16″.he said.

According to him,”we believe in him, he has treated us fairly,he gave equal opportunity to everyone to develop and participate in the governance in the state.”

Meanwhile the factional Chairman of APC in the state ,Alhaji Hady Ametuo has collapsed the former state executive committee member into the present executive led by Alhaji Abdulahi Bello and loyal to the state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello.

Ametuo who spoke at the stakeholders forum said that “for three and half year I ,together with members of my executive have been fighting my brother, the Governor, and if now we decide to bury our differences, what is the problem?”

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According to him, “I worked hard to build this party, I worked hard for this party to win the state, I cannot open my eyes and allow PDP to win the state in the next election”
He said that himself and all members of his former cabinet will work to ensure victory for the party in November.

Meanwhile, the Kogi state Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello has called on members of the party to work for the success of the party in the November,16 governoship election in the state.

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