Kogi PDP elders endorse Wada for second term
The Kogi PDP Elders Advisory Council has endorsed the state governor, Capt. Idris Wada for a second term in office.
Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, Chairman of the council announced the decision at a new briefing on Monday in Lokoja.
Idris, who is also the immediate past governor of the state, said that the elders have also resolved to allow Kogi West or Kogi Central to produce the next governorship candidate of the party in 2019.
According to him, the elders and some critical stakeholders in the party from across the state, took the decision at a meeting held in Lokoja on Aug. 16.
According to him, the elders supported Wada’s candidature because of his good performance and quality leadership.
He also said that the adoption of power rotation from 2019 was to end perceived marginalization and ensure justice, fairness and equity in the distribution of political positions in the party.
Idris said that the elders have resolved to mobilize the people of the state to vote for the PDP in the governorship election slated for Nov. 21.
Among those on the attendance list of the Lokoja meeting were the state party Chairman, Mr Sam Ohuotu, Chief Shola Akanmode, retired Lt.-Gen. Salihu Ibrahim, Chief Moses Okino, Chief Shola Ojo, Alhaji Musa Amodu, Chief Patrick Adaba among others.