The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello believes he has done incredibly well for the people of the State to vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) again in the November 11, 2023 elections in the state.
According to him, his achievements in office would make the people of Kogi vote for the APC candidate again.
Governor Bello, who is in the twilight of his tenure made the submission on Thursday when he played host to the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Christopher Musa, who was on a collaboration visit to the governor towards a peaceful election in the state.
Represented by his deputy, Edward Onoja, Bello during the visit, boasted that the APC would win the forthcoming elections with a wide margin.
He said, “Having done well in all sectors of the economy of the state, particularly in security, we’re very optimistic that it will encourage our people to turn out en masse and exercise their civic duty.
“Our outstanding achievements, which are visible, will speak and work for us, with the greatest of assurances that we will win overwhelmingly. We will cooperate with the Armed Forces in ensuring a peaceful election and also provide a level playing field for all contenders and for the people to turn out en masse to vote.
“Kogi people are peaceful. We have, since the coming of our administration, made the security of lives and properties a priority. We want to assure our President, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, of stability and peace before, during, and after the governorship election.
“We also want to applaud the CDS for measures he has put in place for a peaceful election in the state.”
In his remarks, the Chief of Defence Staff assured the state governor of the readiness of the Armed Forces to ensure a peaceful, violent-free, and credible election in Kogi State.
The CDS assured all eligible voters of their safety during the election.
“The Armed Forces are here for the people of the State. I urge the people to turn out en masse to vote. The Armed Forces are concerned about ensuring a free and fair election for citizens to enjoy democracy. I therefore want to encourage eligible voters to come out and vote,” he said.