The group, known as Kogi Good Governance League, made up of politicians and stakeholders across three senatorial districts of the state, rising from a meeting in Lokoja, said after a proper assessment of all governorship aspirants, they agreed that Chief Erico stands out as one with the qualities to take over from the incumbent, Alhaji Yahaya Bello.
Addressing reporters at the end of the meeting Chairman of the group, Comrade Ibarhim Audu Joel, said that the delegates at the meeting deliberated on all the aspirants, their qualities and came to the conclusion that Erico represents the future leader the state needs.
“The meeting we just finished has been very revealing and rewarding because about 500 delegates including youths, women leaders, opinion leaders, politicians, students, and representatives of various political parties, came together under one roof to chart a way forward for Kogites, because November 16 is fast approaching.
“At the meeting, it was unanimously resolved that Chief Joseph Erico, should be given all the necessary support to succeed Yahaya Bello in 2019, and as delegates of the good governance from across the state, we agree and endorsed Chief Erico to become the next governor of the state, appealing to the Delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP to ensure victory for Erico in the coming PDP primary in Lokoja appeal to the party delegates to take a cursory look at the suffering of the masses in Kogi state and ensure the man of impeccable character like Erico emerges winner in the party primary.
“By our assessment, he cuts a true picture of the future of Kogi State, being a young man, and a Security expert with so many parts, and years of experience, He is also an entrepreneur, philanthropist and politician.
“Chief Joseph Erico has what it takes. He has the development attributes that will surely lead the state to greater heights.
“You know he is has been living in lagos and has a constant touch with reality of what good governance is all about, look at his curriculum vitae, our people will be convinced he is the young man we should support/vote in 2019,” Ibrahim.