Ahead the governorship election in Kogi State, President Bola Tinubu has presented the flag of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo, the party’s flag-bearer in the election.
The president presented the party’s flag to Ododo today at the Presidential Villa, Abuja in his capacity as the APC National Leader.
This was contained in a release by the Spokesman/Director of Media and Publicity, Kogi State APC Campaign Council, Kingsley Femi Fanwo.
Governor Yahaya Bello led a delegation of the campaign council leaders and party stalwarts to the flag presentation event.
The Director General of the Campaign Council and Minister of Steel Development, Prince Shuaibu Abubakar Audu and the state party chairman, Honourable Abdullahi Bello, were among the top party leaders who witnessed the presentation.
Also present during the presentation was the immediate past governor of Kano State and National Chairman of the party, Dr Umar Ganduje.
President Tinubu hailed Governor Bello for making the party a formidable force in Kogi State.
He expressed optimism that Kogi State would remain in the APC fold by winning the governorship election, slated for 11 November, 2023.
President Tinubu however charged leaders of the party to continue to work hard to give APC a resounding victory in the governorship election.
The candidate of the party, Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo, thanked Mr President for throwing his weight behind him, assuring him that he will ensure peaceful conduct before, during and after the election.
“We urge all party leaders and esteemed members to continue to work hard to justify the confidence reposed in Kogi APC by Mr President,” Ododo added in the press release.