Olafemi, Others In Kogi West Joins APC

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THE Candidature of governor Yahaya Bello and his Deputy Chief Edward Onoja of the All Progressives Congress (APC) received a boost on Wednesday at Isanlu , headquarters of Yagba East LGA as the former acting governor Chief Clarence Olafemi and hundreds of PDP members in the federal constituency renounced their membership and pitched their allegiance to the APC.
At the APC rally held in Insalu for the Yagba Federal Constituency the former Acting Governor of Kogi State and DG, Abubakar Ibro Gubernatorial Campaign Council 2019 of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Clarence Olafemi, former Commissioner for Water Resources, Engr Osanusi, former House of Assembly Member for Mopamuro constituency, Hon Eric Fiki and numerous others joined the APC.
Other political stalwarts from Yagba Federal Constituency who dumped the PDP were Barr Bola Fagbola and former Mopamuro local government chairman, Hon Funsho Daniyan.
While receiving the PDP decampees, Governor Yahaya Bello assured them of equal opportunity in the party.
Earlier, the governor Bello had paid homage to the traditional rulers in the area at the country home of Chief Jide Omokore asked for their blessings and support for candidates of the APC in both Governorship and Senatorial elections while pledging his administration’s plan for more development in the area.
Speaking on behalf of the royal fathers, the Elegbe of Egbe, His Royal Highness, Irukera thanked the governor for his effort in bringing development to the area particularly, the multi-billion naira Confluence Rice Mill located at Ejiba.

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