Powerful North Central Governor Bags Huge Appointment Ahead of 2023 Election

Powerful North Central Governor Bags Huge Appointment Ahead of 2023 Election

  • The Kogi state chapter of the APC has announced its appointments for key positions in its 2023 campaign council
  • This was disclosed by the Lokoja local government executive chairman, Abubakar Muhammed, in a statement sent to journalists
  • Muhammed confirmed that Governor Yahaya Bello is to serve as the coordinator of the council while Edward Onoja will deputise him

The governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, was on Thursday, September 29, appointed as the coordinator of the All Progressives Congress (APC) election campaign council in the state.

The Punch reports that Governor Bello was appointed alongside the deputy governor of Kogi state, Edward Onoja who would deputise him on the new job.

Also to assist the duo on the job is the state's party chairman of the ruling party, Abdullahi Bello.

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Governor Yahaya Bello has been appointed as the coordinator of the 2023 APC's election campaign council in Kogi state. Photo: Yahaya Bello
Source: UGC

A statement released by the Lokoja local government executive chairman, Abubakar Muhammed said the appointments were made at a meeting of the 21 executive council and party chairmen held at the instance of the APC chairman of Kogi state.

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According to Muhammed, the meeting spelt out the modalities and operational spheres of a more unified APC for all as a party.

Activities of other support groups for candidates

He added that all the support groups for candidates across the state have been directed to register with the local government party office after due clearance by the executive council chairmen of the 21 local governments in Kogi.

His words:

"APC is one big united Family and we must strive harder towards sustaining the tempo as the New Executive Chairman of Kogi local government, Honourable Aliyu Dauda was introduced officially by the Honourable Commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs."

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'He has nothing to do with terrorists', NDC warns, passes vote of confidence on Yahaya Bello's leadership

The allegation against the governor of Kogi state by the Peoples Democratic Party had been rebuked by the National Democratic Coalition.

The PDP had alleged that Governor Yahaya Bello had some dealings with terrorists and was planning to unleash violence in the state.

According to NDC, Governor Bello has exhibited the needed attributes of a true leader since his time as governor of Kogi state.

2023: As president, I would not condone impunity, lawlessness, says Prof Imumolen

In other news, the Accord presidential candidate, Professor Christopher Imumolen has vowed to put an end to the incessant cases of impunity and lawlessness that have seemed to dog the Nigerian way of life for decades.

The youthful presidential candidate says there should be a change in mentality, adding that it would naturally come should the government begin to take seriously the issue of the swift and adequate dispensation of justice seriously.

Imumolen said a system which allows people to break the law without being held accountable is a system set itself up for anarchy, instability and persistent security upheavals now being witnessed all over the country.

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