LG poll: I have no preferred candidate- Sen. Smart

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Aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Party(APC) seeking to cury favour from Sen.Smart Adeyemi for their electoral victory in the forthcoming local government election in the state have been told to think twice.

Sen.Smart Adeyemi, representing Kogi West Senatorial district of the stste, who gave the advice in Lokoja,warned that he had no preferred candidate.

Adeyemi urged members of APC that rather, they should stick to the political structure of Governor Yahaya Bello in the senatorial district.

He stated this while playing host to party stakeholders from the senatorial axis zzxxx, saying there was no basis to challenge the already established structure by the governor, especially in the zone.

“There is no need to form any alternative structure as Governor Yahaya Bello’s structure is a structure for all ardent believers in the governor’s “Lets do more Agenda”.

“The governor personally and painstakingly searched for appointees to ensure that only the best hands are brought on board. He has put round pegs in round holes; for the speedy delivery of the “Let’s do more” agenda.

“All the achievements recorded so far couldn’t have been possible but for the determination, zealousness and passion with which the governor handles the state and party affairs,” he said.

He also reiterated his total support and loyalty to the governor, saying that “The governor is not only detribalized but also result driven, a man in whose body the blood of Ebira, Igala and Okun (EBIGO) runs.

“I appeal today individuals and groups agitating for positions to thread softly, governor Bello is a leader who can be trusted to ensure all genuine interests are adequately protected.”

The Senator,who cited his case as a viable example said, “I joined APC without an intended aspiration, after all Local and State government structures have been formed, yet I was supported to fly the Kogi West Senatorial flag of the party.

“I therefore confidently and wholeheartedly support all the appointments so far made by His Excellency, Governor Yahaya Bello. I have no reason to form any other alternative structure as GYB structure is my structure and a sure structure for all who believes in the “Let’s do more” agenda.”

The Senator reiterated the need for all intending aspirants in the forthcoming Local Government election to thread softly and embrace the spirit of sportsmanship.

He expressed his ” unwavering support to the governor administration, “So that there can be speedy delivery of all the democratic dividends packaged in the new administration.

Some of the stakeholders in the meeting include Alhaji Bala Salisu, Chief Gbenga Asagun, the House of Assembly members from Lokoja 1 (Hon. Isah Umoru), Mopa-Muro (Hon. Ademola Bello Destiny), Yagba East (Hon. Jimoh Musa Omiata) and Yagba West (Hon. Aderonke Aro) state constituencies.

Others were: Lokoja LG Administrator (Hon. Dan Asabe), Engr Kayode Adegbayo (Olomo), Lokoja APC Chairman Alh Maikudi, Hon Jethro Oni (Chop-Chop), and a host of others.

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