Ahead the November governorship election in Kogi State, five political parties and their candidates have collapsed their structure to work for the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Ahmed Usman Ododo at the poll.
The parties are All People’s Party, (APP) , Action Democratic Party, (ADP), Because Of Our Tomorrow,(BOOT), National Rescue Movement, NRM, Zenith Labour Party, (ZLP), who are Members of the United Progressives Political Parties, Kogi State Chapter, said they have decided to collapse their political parties’ structures to ensure Ahmed Ododo’s Victory come November 11 election.
The decision of the political parties to work for Ododo’s victory was announced by the forum leader, Mallam Bala AbdulGafar Idrisu, the governorship candidate of NRM, who addressed newsmen on Saturday at the NUJ press centre, Lokoja.
He expressed their decision to collapse their structures and support Ahmed Ododo to be the next Governor of Kogi State.
He further appealed to the party members from Kogi East, West and Central to massively support and work for the APC Governorship Candidate, Alhaji Usman Ododo come November 11 election.
One of the governorship candidate who also collapsed structure for APC candidate, Onaji Sunday of APP said the political parties resolved to support and work for Ododo’s victory because they believed he is the best candidate.
In her own remarks, the ZLP candidate, Hon Fatima Suleiman, said “We have all decided to collapse our structures to work for Ahmed Usman Ododo. We are supporting Ododo’s mandate and we are going to work toward his victory as the next Governor of Kogi state,” she said.
Speaking at the event attended by youths and women, the former Chairman of Lokoja local government and current Special Adviser to Governor Yahaya Bello on Political matters, Mallam Idris Lokoja thanked the candidates for their good moves adding that the ruling party, APC appreciate the gallantry decision taken by them.
He urged the youths and other kogites to vote for the APC Governorship candidate in the forthcoming governorship election, noting that Ahmed Ododo is the best among all the candidates based on his antecedents, competency and record of achievements.
Another senior Special Assistant to the Governor, Hon. Ibrahim Itodo also commended the United Progressive political parties in kogi state for collapsing their structures for APC governorship candidate,saying with the development, Ahmed Ododo’s victory is getting more swollen.
Other governorship candidates who also collapse its structure for APC are, Prince Yahaya M of ADP and Muhammed Kabir Umar of BOOT party