Olawale Ibrahim , Lokoja
A Chieftain of All Progressive Congress (APC), Dr Bolufemi Rotimi, has felicitated with Governor Yahaya Bello on his victory as the flag bearer of the party for in November 16th, 2019 governorship election in Kogi State.
The business mogul described the victory of the governor at the APC primary as the best option for the party’s victory at the November governorship election.
He said Bello’s victory at the primary held in Lokoja, the state capital on Thursday would make it easy for the APC to win the election
While hailing the resounding victory, Dr. Rotimi, in a statement, said the governor’s overwhelming and unprecedented victory had given credence to his exemplary leadership quality.
He said the delegates of the party voted for Bello because of his excellent performance in the last three and half years as the governor of the confluence state.
He said the governor had excelled in the area of agriculture, security, health and civil service reform, which had put the state in a vantage position for further development.
The business mogul,however lauded the National Working Committee (NWC) of the APC for putting in place impartial screening and appeal committees that prepared the stage for the conduct of the primary election.
He also hailed the national leadership of the party for appointing an electoral committee that demonstrated leadership and transparency in the conduct of the primary that has been adjudged as one of the best in the country.
He noted that even those disqualified from the contest still promised to abide by the decision of the party and pledged their loyalty towards the victory of the party at the governorship election.
He also commended the doggedness, commitment and pragmatic contributions of the Chief of Staff (COS) to the governor, Chief Edward Onoja, to the victory of the governor.
He said,” I, however, want to plead with the other contestants to place the interest of the party as number one so that we can come together as one indivisible family for the victory of APC in November.”