Governor Yahaya Bello Declares Intention to Run for Second Term
Kogi State Governor , Alhaji Yahaya Bello, governor, has declared his intention to run for a second term in office.
According to Mohammed Onogwu, chief press secretary to the governor, Bello declared his interest during the inauguration of the Kogi state house of assembly commission in Lokoja.
The governor said he took the decision after consulting with the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the state and national levels.
He explained that it became necessary to declare his bid following the release of the election timetable by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
“I would like to inform the good people of the state, the All Progressive Congress family and supporters from the state, the local government areas down to the wards and polling units, as well as various stakeholders, opinion molders, families and friends of my interest to run for a second term in office as the Executive Governor of Kogi state,” Bello said.
INEC has scheduled November 2 for Kogi and Bayelsa governorship polls.