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Governor Bello Accepts Appeal Court Verdict Affirming Akpoti-Uduaghan’s Election As Kogi Central Senator

He went on to boast that the APC will win the November 11 Kogi State guber poll by a landslide.

Yahaya Bello

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has accepted the Appeal Court’s decision affirming the election of Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan as the Senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District. 

Bello, who also congratulated Akpoti-Uduaghan of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on her victory, who spoke with newsmen at the State House, Abuja on Tuesday after attending the Police Council meeting,  therefore, called on the people of the state, particularly in Kogi Central where he hails from, to accept the court judgment and remain law abiding.

“I accept the decision of the appeal court. And I use this opportunity to congratulate my sister Barrister Natasha as a senator of the Kogi central senatorial district.

“I, as the executive governor of Kogi state received the news of the decision of the Court of Appeal nullifying the election of Senator Abubakar Sadiq Ohere and affirming Barrister Natasha Akpoti as the senator representing Kogi Central”, he said.

The Governor emphasized that Akpoti-Uduaghan and Abubakar Sadiq Ohere of the All Progressives Congress ( APC), who lost his seat as the senator representing the zone as well as himself are relations and have no need to quarrel. 

He said it was his responsibility to ensure that everyone lives in peace and harmony in the state. 

Bello appealed to Kogites to continue to prepare for the November 11, 2023 gubernatorial election in the state, which he said the All Progressives Congress (APC) would win by a landslide. 

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Deji Elumoye in Abuja 

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