Gov Bello Visits President Buhari after picking Kogi Poll nomination forms


Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday visited President Muhammadu Buhari after picking his expression of interest and nomination forms for Kogi 2019 governorship election.

Governor Bello became the first aspirant to pick the APC governorship nomination and expression of interest form after paying N22.5 million.

The form was presented to the governor by the Director of Organising, Alhaji Abubakar Kari on behalf of the National Organising Secretary.

The party had announced Wednesday as the commencement date for the sale of nomination forms which is expected to last for about five weeks.

Over 20 aspirants are believed to be interested in contesting the party primary scheduled for August 29 in Lokoja.

According to reports, Governor Bello’s picking of the nomination forms delighted many party stalwarts and Kogi indigenes as many of them welcomed him with singing and dancing to the APC secretariats on Wednesday.

As a way of appreciating his giant strides in Kogi state and for being a great ambassador of the party, the Press Crew of the APC gave Gov. Bello an award.

Samson Oyedeyi

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