A former senate aspirant Hon. Aro Samuel Bamidele has been named as the running mate of the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kog State, ahead of the 2019 general elections
Born to the humble family of late pa Isaiah Ojo Aro and Mrs Ibidun Aro both of Odo-Eri in kogi State. He started his educational career from LSMB Primary school Odo-Eri between 1976 to 1981, he proceeded to Comprehensive high school, Odo-Eri 1981 to 1986. He was at the kwara State polytechnic, Ilorin between 1986 to 1989 where he obtained Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in business Administration. He later proceeded to the University of Ilorin between 1990 to 1993 where he bagged an award (Bsc) in Social Administration and also in 2002 Aro obtained his masters degree in industrial and Labour Relation (MILR) .
He has attended many courses within and outside the country. Sam Aro is a great philanthropist. Aro is the CEO, ASB Investment Ltd between 1999 to 2007. He is happily married with children.
Reports said Hon Sam Aro has filled the form
Although,there was no official statement from the state PDP officials yet, but it observed that,PDP supporters have taken over the social media space to congratulate him saying he is a competent and perfect gentleman who will make a perfect team with his boss,Isah Ashiru.
Sam Aro hailed from Kogi west the same zone with Senator Dino Melaye.