By Amuda Dan Sulaiman Fab
Five of the nine governorship candidates from Kogi East Senatorial District have adopted Social Democratic Party (SDP) Alhaji Muritala Yakubu Ajaka as the consensus candidate to contest the November 11, Governorship Elections..
The resolution of the candidates today (Friday) further reinforces the bright prospects of Alhaji Ajaka who is already tipped as the leading candidate race.
This was made known in a statement signed by the Director of Communications of the Murtala Ajaka Campaign Organization, Faruk Adejoh-Audu and made available to newsmen in Lokoja on Friday.
According to the statement, the Secretary of the Kogi East Governorship Candidates Forum (KEGCF) Dr Abdullahi Bayawo of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) who announced the resolution at the weekend said the candidates decided to sacrifice their personal ambitions in the interest of the people of Kogi State.
“Those who participated in the resolution include: Arc Isah Dauda; APM, Onaji Sunday Frank; APP, Dr Elukpo Julius; ADP, Dr Abdullahi Bayawo; PRP and Alhaji Murtala Yakubu of the SDP.
“Following this resolution the candidates are expected to harmonise their structure with that of the SDP Candidate to ensure a more effective campaign,” the statement added.