Dino Melaye, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 11 governorship election in Kogi State, suffered a major setback barely a month before the election……CONTINUE.FULL.READING>>>
This is as prominent members of the PDP in Kogi State have started dumping the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC) a few weeks before the election.
According to The Nation, Hon. Ismail Inah Hussein, popularly known as Soul Lover, a lawmaker who represented the Idah Federal Constituency in Kogi State, has dumped the PDP for the APC alongside hundreds of his supporters.
The former lawmaker was seen on Friday, October 6, in APC robes and by the Kogi stalwart Abdullahi Bello in the Ajaka area of the Igalamela-Odolu local government area of the state.
This was a sign that he had pitched his tent with the ruling APC. Inah, a known PDP chieftain in the state, described his decision to join the APC as his desire to support the development of Kogi State and Nigeria.
PDP women leaders dumps Melaye in Kogi
Also leaving the PDP was the former women leader of the opposition party in the Igalamela LGA alongside the women leaders in the council area.
In his welcome address to the decamped PDP members, Baron Okwoli, the Kogi State Commissioner for Transportation, commended Inah and his supporters for their decision to join the ruling APC.
He assured that they would work together to ensure that the ruling APC retain the state in the election.…CONTINUE.FULL.READING>>>