KOGI 2019: Hurdles before Bello

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* Lulu, Diche, Ogar lead Eastern quest to return to power

By Boluwaji Obahopo

WITH Governor Yahaya Bello’s declaration, penultimate week to seek re-election, the political firmament is astir in Kogi State.

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, recently scheduled the governorship election for November 2, and yesterday rescheduled it for November 16.

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To retain his position, Governor Bello must first of all pass the litmus test of clinching the All Progressives Congress, APC, ticket.

Currently, all divides are interested in who gets the ruling party’s ticket. Even the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP seems to be more interested in Bello not getting the ticket than who becomes its standard bearer.

Though the PDP has not categorically stated which senatorial axis will produce the governorship, its body language and political compass  point to the Eastern flank.

Penultimate week, General…



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