By Olawale Ibrahim, Lokoja
The Director-General, All Progressive Congress (APC), Bello/ Onoja Campaign Organisation, Senator Smart Adeyemi has cautioned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP ) governorship candidate, Musa Wada to stop promoting ethnic jingoism.
The Senator said the PDP governorship candidate is claiming that that the vote from East Senatorial district will be enough for him to win governorship election in the State.
Adeyemi who gave this admonition while speaking at a press conference in Lokoja , Kogi State capital, said that every senatorial district is consequential and determinants for the governorship election.
He lamented that as a leader, the unity of the people of the state should be paramount, adding that his claims had rendered west and central senatorial districts inconsequential.
In the same vein, the former lawmaker has called on the PDP Director-General Wada/ Aro Campaign organization, Tajudeen Yusuf and the PDP Deputy Governorship candidate, Sam Aro to resign their position from the race.
He explained that the traditional institution along with major stakeholders in the Western senatorial axis had already taken a stand for Yahaya Bello second term, stressing that anyone who act contrary in the zone amount to fighting the ancestors.
Adeyenu noted said the ethnic stand of the PDP candidate warrants the duos to throw in the towel.
Adeyemi said the PDP gubernatorial candidate Thursday statement during AIT interview was a worrisome and sad development, noting that it is coming at a period when Kogites had already queued behind Governor Yahaya Bello’s view at uniting all ethnic groups.
The Director-General maintained that the PDP Director-General, Reps member Tajudeen Yusuf to resign his appointment, Adeyemi said failure will amount to him running against the wishes of the people, “I advise my brother who hailed from the same federal constituency with me, TJ Yusuf to resign as their DG; so as not to allow our ancestors to rage against him.
“As we stand, the Obaro of Kabba, who is the chairman, Okun traditional council, along with Olulu of Mopa, Agbana of Isanlu, Elegbe of Egbe, Olujumu of Ijumu and other traditional institutions across Okun land coupled with critical stakeholders has all endorsed Governor Bello for another term. Anything he does contrary to this is an attempt to confront a moving train with the strength of a pickup van.”