As the people in Kogi State prepare to vote in the governorship election on November 11, Abdullahi Ganduje, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has stated that he expects 99 percent support and victory.
Ganduje made the remarks while speaking to APC members and supporters at the official inauguration of the party’s National and State Campaign Councils for the November 11 governorship election.
According to NAN, he expressed hope that the people of the state would vote massively for the ruling party because the state is a traditional APC state.
“Today we are officially inaugurating the state campaign committee that will join hands with the national campaign committee and the LGAs campaign committees to ensure victory at the polls.
“You have tested good governance from Governor Yahaya Bello’s administration and as a party, we hope to do more with our flagbearer, Usman Ododo, once elected into office.
“Ododo is your son, whom you know very well as a very loyal and hardworking person who is ready to serve you and the state in the capacity of governor.
“We are expecting nothing less than 99 percent victory votes from the people of Kogi in this forthcoming Nov. 11 governorship election, ”he said.
He told residents that President Bola Tinubu had promised to provide an enabling environment required for peaceful and credible conduct of the governorship election.
Also, Yahaya Bello gave assurance that the citizens of Kogi were all ready to cast their votes for APC, given the choice of a credible and articulate candidate.
“The APC Governorship flagbearer, is politically well groomed, with the needed experience and competence, to lead Kogi to the next level of its development.
The APC national chairman, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), inaugurated both the Kogi and national gubernatorial campaign councils.
While Dapo Abiodun, Governor of Ogun State, leads the national campaign council, Yahaya Bello, Governor of Kogi, leads the state campaign council.
In his acceptance address, Abiodun vowed his council’s dedication and resilience to work with Gov. Yahaya Bello’s led state campaign council to conduct a vibrant and peaceful campaign that would entice opposition to support APC and its flag bearer for outright victory.