It is a sign of relief for the good People of Kogi State as Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) officially accepts the substitution of Social Democratic Party ‘s ( SDP ) flag bearer, Honourable Muritala Ajaka to flag the party’s ticket come November 11th for Kogi’s Gubernatorial election.
Making the news public on Monday being 22nd May 2023, the Resident Electoral Commissioner for Kogi State, Dr Hale Gabriel Longpet said, having satisfied the Electoral Act 2022 subject to the supremacy of Nigerian Constitution, SDP ‘s substitution of candidate which favours Honourable Muritala Yakubu Ajaka is hereby accepted.
In another related development, OurWorldGist gathered that the substitution of SDP’s gubernatorial candidate name also saw in accompany the name of a grassroot politician from Kogi West, Chief Sam Abenemi for the position of Deputy Governor.
Addressing the cheering crowd at INEC headquarters Lokoja, Honourable Muritala Yakubu Ajaka in company of his deputy said, “the journey to liberate Kogi State from the hand of Civilian dictatorship has just began” assuring the people of the state that there shall be light at the tunnel adding that they will not have reason to regret their support for him.
Meanwhile, an independent investigation conducted by OurWorldGist revealed that Bello’s camp who is parading Bello’s cousin, Ahmed Usman Ododo, as All Progressieve Congress’s Candidate for the said election against the majority wish in Kogi State is already jittery with the emergent of Honourable Muritala Yakubu Ajaka as SDP’s gubernatorial candidate.
Further investigation revealed that, fillers from million of people in Kogi State across social media and off media are already celebrating Honourable Muritala Yakubu Ajaka’s candidature saying, “it is a sign of relief that there is a credible candidate on ballot paper like Honourable Muritala Yakubu Ajaka, come November 11th to challenge Bello’s third term agenda”.
OurWorldGist will continue to update you as the political climate in Kogi State spring up trending issues.