Arch Dauda Isah has emerged as the governorship candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) in Kogi State.
Isah, who was a consensus candidate of the party, scored 69 votes to emerge as the flagbearer of APM.
The primary election was held at APM Secretariat in Lokoja with a heavy security presence.
The election was monitored by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), returning officer Oyadeji Ayodele Adebayo.
Speaking shortly after his election, the flagbearer of APM, said the party is determined to rescue Kogi State from bad leadership.
He described the exercise as peaceful, expressing optimism that APM will take over Lugard House during the November 11th governorship election in Kogi State.
In a related development, Dele Williams has emerged as another governorship candidate of the Kogi State Chapter of the African Democratic Party, ADC.
Dele Williams emerged at a state congress under the leadership of the Ogga Kingsley Temitope faction as the ADC state chairman.
In a unanimous endorsement by all the delegates in the State Congress held at Lilly Ground Hotel, Williams was announced as the ADC governorship candidate by Hon.
Oba Ehigiator, ADC FCT Chairman, were members of the electoral committee.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was also on hand to monitor the conduct of the governorship primary election.
Speaking after his emergence, he assured of a leadership that would bring democracy dividends to the doorsteps of the people.
He promised to create wealth for the people of the State, through employment and empowerment.
The ADC candidate promised to revamp the State education sector, with emphasis also on Agriculture.
In his remarks, the ADC State Chairman, Ogga Kingsley Temitope, described the Congress as a hitchfree exercise, expressing optimism that the ADC would win overwhelmingly in the forthcoming November governorship election.
It would be recalled that Hon.
Kennedy Odion, the ADC Acting National Secretary, who was the Returning Officer.
DonNorman Obinna, ADC Chairman Abia State, and Comr.
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