The Unstoppable Yahaya Bello Defeats All Aspirants, Wins Kogi State APC Governorship Primary

By Post-Nigeria: August 29, 2019 22:13

The Unstoppable Yahaya Bello Defeats All Aspirants, Wins Kogi State APC Governorship Primary

Governor Yahaya Bello, has on Thursday, has emerged as the Standard Bearer of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kogi State, for the November 16, Governorship election in the State.
Bello won the party’s primary with 3,127 out of 3,596 votes cast by the Delegates.
It was gathered that a total of 3,596 Delegates out of 3,838, were accredited for the primary.
It was learnt that ten Aspirants were cleared by the APC National Working Committee to contest in the election.

As the results are being awaited, Justice Abdul Awulu, the vacation Judge sitting in a High Court in Lokoja, on Thursday, August 29, dismissed an exparte application to stop the Governorship primaries of the APC in the State.

Ruling in the application filed by Alhaji Mustapha Audu, a Governorship Aspirant, Justice Awulu, held that the court cannot stop the primaries by order.

The Aspirant filed an exparte application before the vacation Judge, “pursuant to section 6 (6) (a) and (b) of the 1999 Constitution and Order 11 Rule 7, sub 1 & 2 of the Kogi (Civil Procedure)5 Rules 2006”.