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Nov 11 Guber Poll: Let Us Disappoint Opponents Who Think We’ll Be Violent, Kogi Gov Cautions

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The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has called on the supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its Governorship candidate in the November 11 election, Ahmed Usman Ododo to avoid any form of violence throughout the exercise.
“Let us disappoint our enemies and opponents by our calmness and maturity which will also neutralise their hostility against us.”
Governor Yahaya Bello, who addressed the party supporters in a campaign rally in Kabba today, October 15, assured that the party has a good candidate in Usman Ododo for the election.
“Don’t abuse anybody in this race because we have a good gubernatorial candidate in Usman Ododo, who by God’s grace shall win the Nov. 11 election.
“All that matters to us as APC members and supporters is how to market Ododo and his running mate for victory at the poll.
“We’re entrusting the future of Kogi in the hands of Ododo and his running mate and so we should be very ready to deliver them on the day of election.
“We are after the growth and development of Kogi and will ensure that APC wins the election for continuity and consolidation on my achievements.’’
The Governor stressed that violence and crisis would not do anyone any good and enjoined APC members and supporters to be peaceful in their conduct for a successful election.
Governor Yahaya Bello asked security agencies to be professional in the performance of their duties to keep the peace in Kogi before, during and after the governorship election.
Chairman of the Ododo Campaign Council, the Minister of Steel Development, Prince Shuaibu Abubakar-Audu, addressed the rally by asking the people of Kabba and the entire Kogi West Senatorial District to turn out en-masse and vote for Ododo for continuity.
The rally witnessed the receipt of defectors from opposition parties, including those of African Democratic Party (ADC)
Source: NAN.

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