THE Director General Bello/ Onoja Governorship Campaign Organisation, Senator Smart Adeyemi has disclosed that he will not abandoned his position as Director General Bello/ Onoja Campaign because of his own senatorial election which comes up same day.
Speaking with newsmen on Wednesday in Lokoja shortly after meeting with the British High Commission who visited Kogi state to access the political situation for the forthcoming governorship election, Adeyemi stressed that his election and that of the governor will hold same day saying it is good for him and APC.
He noted that fixing the two elections same day will definitely reduce the cost of the election and help the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct free, fair and credible election.
“The people of Kogi state will vote for APC for governorship election just as Kogi west electorates will vote for APC during the senatorial election.
“My fear is that the opposition party the PDP is not campaigning You can not see any sign of seriousness in them. But information reaching us is that PDP want to use every means to rig the election and also to discredit the election.
” We will not allow that. They are planning to use thugs to rig the election, creat crisis from no where. We are all witnessed during PDP Governorship primary election. PDP members invaded the venue with guns and destructed the election. As am speaking with you PDP they don’t have candidate because the case is in court.
” Based on the security report reaching us we have to cry out to the world the alleged plans of PDP and that is why the British High Commission is in the state to access the situation,” he said.
Senator Adeyemi said that APC is fully ready for the two elections and that he is optimistic that APC will win the governorship election and also Kogi west senatorial election.