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Monday, 18 November 2019

Kogi: Omo-Agege Congratulates Bello

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has felicitated with the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello on his reelection in the just-concluded governorship election in the state.

According to a statement on Monday signed by Mr Yomi Odunuga, Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the Deputy President of the Senate, Omo-Agege also applauded the APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole; Kaduna State Governor and Chairman of the APC Campaign Council in Kogi State, Nasir El-Rufai and other leaders who contributed immensely to the Party's victory in the November 16 exercise.

While thanking the people of the state for reelecting the governor for second term, Senator Omo-Agege called on Governor Bello to deliver more dividends of democracy to the electorate by surpassing his first term achievements.

"I urge the governor to be magnanimous in victory by carrying all stakeholders in the state along," he said.

The lawmaker also tasked contenders not satisfied with the outcome of the election to seek redress in law court.

Announcing the results of the poll at INEC office in Lokoja on Monday, Returning Officer, Professor Ibrahim Umar, declared Bello reelected, having polled a total of 406,222 votes to defeat his closest rival, Engineer Musa Wada of the PDP who garnered 189,704 votes.

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