Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has picked his Chief of Staff, Edward David Onoja as his running mate in the November 16 governorship election.
Recall that Governor Bello emerged the candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, at the party’s primary conducted in Lokoja by 3,127 votes.
According to reports by Daily Post, the governor submitted Onoja’s name to the leadership of APC last week, removing Simon Achuba as his running mate for the election.
When asked if the Governor had picked Onoja, one of his aides confirmed this development to the daily saying: “Yes”, before providing a link on one of the social media pages of the Chief of Staff.
Recall that Governor Bello emerged the candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, at the party’s primary conductedin Lokoja by 3,127 votes.
Bello beat eight other aspirants who contested the governorship primaries.