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Kogi: APC extract undertaking from 28 gov aspirants



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In from Olumide Olaoluwa …
The 28 aspirants contesting the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi state have signed an undertaking to abide by the outcome of the primary election scheduled for August 29 in Lokoja, the state capital.
The committee set up to screen the aspirants told the party leaders that the 28 aspirants who appeared before it were qualified to contest the primary election.
While presenting clearance certificates to the aspirants in Abuja, APC’s National Organising Secretary, Senator Osita Izunaso, said the party was insisting on the aspirants signing the undertaking to serve as a check for them.
Izunaso said that party abhors chaos and violence during the primary contest.
According to him: “This undertaking is intended to put our aspirants in check. A situation where we have 28 aspirants is a good omen for the party.

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“What it means is that the people of Kogi state believe in our party
“I am glad to note that the 28 of you are qualified to contest the election. What that means is that one of you will merge the next governor of Kogi state.
“During the last elections, you proved your capability in Kogi state. In fact, it will be out of the ordinary if we don’t win the next election in Kogi state.”

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