By Olawale Ibrahim, Lokoja
The overwhelming turn out recorded at the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship rally on Tuesday at the Stadium in Kabba has been described as testament of the appreciation of the Okun people for the unprecedented development strides recorded in the area under the four years of the administration of Governor Yahaya Bello, such as the rice mill in Omi, the hospitals among others.
The Secretary of APC /Bello /Onoja Campaign Council, Dr. Tom Ohikere stated that ” Our esteemed Governor is a good friend of the Okun people, we can see the deluge of endorsements for the governor’s re-election bid from that part of the state”. The cultural and development unions, youths organizations as well traditional rulers.
“This affection is also reflected in the governor’s appointments.
The Governor also reckons that the Okun people constitute an important and integral part of the state’s body politics, hence he made Senator Smart Adeyemi the Director-General of his Campaign Council.
Governor Yahaya Bello appreciates this overwhelming show of support and is hoping that with the people of Kogi West solidly behind him, he his confidence that he can together with supports from other Senatorial districts muster a victory margin of votes.
“Governor his Keen to see Kabba become a development hub in the state, so Kabba will get a place of pride in the governor’s second term”, he stressed.