Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has attributed the success of the All Progressives Congress Party in Kogi State in the 2019 general elections to the unity among party members at all levels.
Governor Bello disclosed this at the party’s North Central Zonal Executive Meeting at the Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja on Friday.
Governor Bello said there was a need to maintain the stronger bond between the party at the Ward, state, Zonal and National levels for greater success in a future election.
“Prior to the last general elections, we made an effort to unite all warring parties within the APC in Kogi State. Under my leadership, we have built the party from about two hundred thousand membership to over five hundred thousand membership today and we have been able to work together to strengthen the party. The result of such commitment and unity was the outcome of the general elections in the state where we delivered Mr President, won 2 out of 3 Senatorial seats, 7 out of 9 House Of Representatives seats and 25 over 25 House Of Assembly seats in the state. There is a need for us as a party to unite together, to form a stronger bond in order to succeed in any election we contest” he said.
The North Central Zonal Executive also ratified the appointment of Hon Isah-Onilu who replaced Hon Bolaji Abdullahi as National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress.
The meeting which was attended by the Deputy Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon Ahmed Wase, the Governor of Plateau State and Chairman, Northern Governors’ Forum, Barrister Simon Lalong, Governor of Nasarawa, Abdullahi Sule, Niger State Governor , Abubakar Sani Bello, and Deputy Governor of Kwara State, Kayode Alabi and other executives called for regular meetings in order to strengthen the party.