By Ishaq Dan-Imam, Lokoja
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Abdullahi Adamu, on Wednesday received in audience Hon. Ododo Ahmed Usman, OAU, the APC Governorship Candidate for Kogi 2023, at the party secretariat in Abuja.
According to Chief Press Secretary to Governor Bello, Muhammed Onogwu, Hon. Ododo, was in the company of Governor, Yahaya Bello.
Ododo was warmly welcomed by the party chairman, Sen. Adamu who congratulated Ododo and expressed delight at the party’s winning prospects in November 2023 gubernatorial election in Kogi State.
In response, the APC gubernatorial candidate, Ododo, promised that he would not disappoint the party and the people of Kogi state. He stated that he would build on the legacy and achievements of the current administration of Yahaya Bello when elected.
“I want to thank you and the leadership of our great party for the peaceful conduct of the party’s primaries in Kogi, which I won, and others in Bayelsa and Imo states, respectively. I promise to consolidate on the gains of the present administration of Governor Yahaya Bello, adding that, “it is our collective belief that we shall win the November 2023 gubernatorial election for our party. I want to use this singular privilege to seek your fatherly prayers as we move closer to the general election,” Ododo said.
On April 14, 2023, the Kogi State APC Primary Election Committee announced Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo as the winner of the Kogi APC Governorship Primary Election, having polled 78,704 votes to defeat other contestants in the race.