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Governor Bello thanks Kogi people as he insists they voted for him

Governor Yahaya Bello thanked the people of Kogi state for voting for him in the election of the governor that just ended on Saturday and described his re-election as a victory for true democracy.

The governor, in a statement by his general manager, Media and advertising, Kingsley Fanwo, outside the INEC statement of the APC candidate as winner of the survey, said the governor is now encouraged to do more.

He said, “This victory is for Kogi people that value true democracy. And we can assure that Governor Bello will not abandon his campaign slogan which expresses his desire to do more for Kogi people.

“We thank Kogites who voted for us. We also thank Kogi people who did not vote for us; they have challenged the governor to do more for them to earn their confidence.

“We urged the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to exemplify the spirit of sportsmanship by accepting the verdict of Kogi people.

We also thank the party hierarchy for throwing their weight behind the governor.

“We thank the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, security operatives and other public institutions for ensuring that the election was free, fair, credible and peaceful.

“Governor Bello will do more for Kogi, Kogites will be better for it.”