El-Rufai begs Kogi people to re-elect Bello



Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Chairman, State Governorship  Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has pleaded with the people of the state to re- Gov. Yahaya Bello for a second term.

El- Rufa’i also pleaded with the people to forgive the Governor for his real and perceived past wrongs and return him for a second term on the platform of the APC on Nov.16.

He made the plea while speaking during the grand finale of the APC governorship campaign the 25,000-capacity Confluence Stadium, Lokoja.

He called for forgiveness of both real and perceived misdeeds of the governor, appealing to the people to forgive the wrongs of the governor on account of his young age.

According to him, young persons are susceptible to mistakes.

are young, make mistakes. Please, I am kneeling down on my knees to beg . Please, forgive whatever wrong he has done to you.

“I beg all. us make history. us not dishonour the memory of Prince Audu allowing PDP to come back. We must work for the unity and progress of ,” he said.

El-Rufai said the campaign train had come not only to re- Yahaya Bello but to bury PDP once and for all, while noting that the PDP ruled the state for a long time but did nothing.

He said what Bello had done in three years in the state was more than what the PDP did in 13 years.

He appealed to the electorate to also vote for Sen. Smart Adeyemi and not to repeat the mistakes of the past.

Also speaking, Chief Edward Onoja, Bello’s mate, said the APC candidate ensured enhanced security of the state, unified the people that were divided along ethnic lines and brought women and youths into governance.

According to him, Bello’s government, has ensured reconstruction of Idah and Ankpa township roads, Olamaboro road, and provision of rice plantations.

Addressing the , Gov. Bello appealed to the people to uphold the unity so far achieved in the state, and speak with one voice returning him as governor on Nov. 16.

“We have been able to unite State. What we have now is Agenda, not ethnic agenda. Ethnicity has brought Nigeria to ’s knees but today in , the Igala’s, the Okun’s and Ebira’s are brothers.

“I want Mr President to return to meet a new dawn in Kogi State that his son has been re-elected the governor of Kogi State,” he said.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the , Hajiya Aisha Buhari, Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole and about seven state APC governors or graced the occasion. (NAN)