BREAKING: Five Kogi PDP aspirants step down for Wada

Hours to the Kogi State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary, no fewer than five aspirants from Kogi East, have stepped down for the immediate past Governor Cap. Idris Wada.

Wada, who is seeking a second and final term as governor, is one of the 11 PDP governorship aspirants from Kogi East, from a total 13.

Addressing newsmen in the capital, Lokoja on Tuesday, the Vice-Chairman, Kogi East Elders Council (KEEC) and former minister of State for Health, Arch. Gabriel Aduku explained that the decision to prevail on the other aspirants to collapse their structure into Wada’s was in the overall interest of the party and the state.

While he said that nine aspirants agreed to step down for Wada, he listed five, including the only woman aspirant, Mrs. Grace Iye Adejoh.

Others said to have agreed to step down for Wada include AVM Saliu Atawodi (retd.), Dr Victor Adoji, Mohammed Tetes and Emmanuel Omebije.

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Updated: September 3, 2019 — 9:56 am

27 Comments

  1. `The show of power in nigeria is by money, i am sure someone definitely paid to have them step down

  2. If the peoples Democratic Party in Kogi State expects to put up a good challenge at the forthcoming elections, they need to field someone familiar with the politics of the people in the state .

  3. They feel that they can step down for him but what some members of the party are trying to do is not right by saying that the Wadas should be disqualified.

  4. I know Weda is the one they will leave for the race. I wish the best for logo.

  5. for them to step down for him, maybe he treated them very well during his tenure so its pay back time

  6. This is what I don’t understand again what is wada going to do in the government house again

  7. why wada again from PDP in kogi state this is showing that PDP are not ready to claim back their seat

  8. Thank God they did it voluntarily without fighting each other

  9. whoever that can do the job should come up and those who are not capable should step down thus the earlier the better for our country and individuals . Nigeria would become a better place.

  10. I believe that’s PDP will do better, if the election will be free and fair, wada Will win, but if cheaply takes place then APC will win

  11. If he’s seeking second tenor they should give it to him na is a normal thing unless he’s a bad person

  12. Thanks you so much for the information about what happened in kogi those one’s step down for WADA because they knew he was once in power before .

  13. There.muzt be a reason why they stepped dow. Because in Nigeria most politicians are power driven and in so much love with power.

  14. All I look forward to is a great and better Nigeria where Nigerians will be proud of being called Nigerians.

  15. All I just pray for kogi state is that God should direct them and elect the right person

  16. Congratulations to him, I hope he wins the state election.
    Kudos to PDP.

  17. This was for the general interest of the party in the forth coming governotorial election in kogi state

    1. Because they are aware that if it doesnt happen the party is most likely to fail and it is a gamble they cannot afford to lose naa

  18. whoever that can do the job should come up and those who are not capable should step down thus the earlier the better for our country and individuals .

  19. Let’s see the outcome of everything and then we then know where the state is heading to!

  20. for them to step down for him, maybe he treated them very well during his tenure so its pay back time

  21. I pray my distinguish senator Dino Melaye emerges the PDP fag bearer

  22. they fighting for their personal interest…. DAT wat politics in Nigeria is about since u can’t win u just join d winning party

  23. Mantle of leadership
    They all know what they saw to step down for him
    Kogi is supposed to be a country not a state

  24. If the peoples Democratic Party in Kogi State expects to put up a good challenge at the forthcoming elections, they need to field someone familiar with the politics of the people in the state .

  25. If they like they all step down him, kogite have made a mistake of given Bello Apc ticket.

  26. Addressing newsmen in the capital, Lokoja on Tuesday, the Vice-Chairman, Kogi East Elders Council (KEEC) and former minister of State for Health, Arch. Gabriel Aduku explained that the decision to prevail on the other aspirants to collapse their structure into Wada’s was in the overall interest of the party and the state.

    While he said that nine aspirants agreed to step down for Wada, he listed five, including the only woman aspirant, Mrs. Grace Iye Adejoh.

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