As the campaign towards the Kogi State election commenced, the African Democratic Congress ADC Kogi State has inaugurated the committee to coordinate the party’s election process in the state.
The National Chairman of the party Dr. Ralph Nwosu who inaugurated the state campaign council on Tuesday in Lokoja eulogized the state party executives for their steadfastness, stating that within the next three months, ADC will come with the best brains to rescue and transform the State.
Chief Nwosu who said the party is expecting nothing less than victory in the forthcoming Kogi State governorship election, urged the campaign council to work towards achieving the victory.
He said the election management committee will be assisted by 16 directorates which includes, Contact and mobilization committee; budget and finance; security; ICT and Media; Legal; Publicity; Protocol and Logistics; council of Elders and stakeholders; Electoral Matters and Monitoring; Support groups and Civil society; Inter and Intra Party affairs; Youth and Student mobilization.
Chairman of the Campaign Council, Chief Shola Ojo said, “Today’s inauguration of the campaign committee assures our preparation for the general election. The task ahead of us is enormous, but with the quality of membership of this committee, I am positive that our party, African Democratic Congress will prove its ability to successfully come victorious and deliver Hon. Leke Abejide and Dr. Idris Omede on November 11.
“Your nomination to serve in this committee is based on your knowledge and ability in campaign strategy and planning, mobilisation, logistics and election management. The success of the general election therefore rests on your effectiveness and commitment, the mandate to rescue Kogi state is not an individual project but a collective task, it transends party lines.
“You are enjoined to work as a team and to carry everyone on board. You are also recommended to reconcile seeming differences within members of the party and reach out to others across party lines, for us to confront the election with a united front.
“Leke Abejide has a mild of kindness, if Leke Abejide becomes the governor a lot of things will be put in place, he has a manifesto and template for proper solutions to the issues bothering the people. Kogi state is a state to be governed by the candidate of ADC, which is Leke Abejide.
“Hon. Leke Abejide and Dr. Idris Omede possess the competence, capacity, vision and most importantly the fear of God, he said. This is a charge on every member of the committee to do their best to deliver the state to ADC.
Chief Shola Ojo expressed “I do not doubt that this powerful committee under the leadership of Hon. Abubakar Adagu Zuberu and the direction of these capable hands will do us proud and win overwhelmingly for our dear party the ADC, Leke Abejide and Idris Omede are not expecting anything less than victory.
“I am glad to say with a sense of satisfaction that the growing fortunes of the party in Kogi state are back-to-back as ADC is ready to deliver quality leadership in the state and with the capable individuals in the committee there is no doubt that victory is sure.”
The Campaign Council is been chaired by former Secretary to KogI Government, Chief Shola Ojo, Former Chairman of Okehi LGA, Hon. Abubakar Adagu Suberu is to serve as the Director General, while business Mogul, Chief Dare Olatunde will serve as the Secretary.