In an unprecedented move towards electoral solidarity, gubernatorial candidates in Kogi State have set aside partisan differences, echoing a shared vision to thwart the reign of incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello
Murtala Yakubu Ajaka of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and Elder Leke Abejide of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) made fervent calls for unity during recent addresses, emphasizing the imperative of a collective effort to ensure a fair and seamless electoral process.
Ajaka, a Social Democratic Party SDP frontrunner, rallied support against Bello and his faction, labeling them as a common enemy while advocating for a concerted approach to impede their stay in power.
Echoing this sentiment, Abejide, the ADC’s Governorship candidate, aligned his objectives with Ajaka’s, affirming their joint determination to dislodge the current administration.
Furthermore, Ajaka extended accolades to President Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for exemplifying democratic values and endorsing a transparent electoral system. He underlined that a genuinely free and fair election in Kogi State would mark the end of the era of Yahaya Bello and his political allies.
These resounding statements showcase a burgeoning alliance among opposition candidates, signifying the prelude to a fierce and crucial electoral battle in Kogi State, wherein a unified front seeks to challenge the incumbent leadership’s dominance.