By Abu Michael.
Kogi Group, under the umbrella of Ododo Ebigo Connect has on Friday solicited the support of the people of the state for the candidate of the All Progressives Congress APC, Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo (OAU) to ensure he wins the forthcoming November 11, 2023 Governorship election in Kogi.
In addition, the group also called on the three major ethnic tribes to forge a united force through the domestication of mutual peace and progress toward success of the election.
The Director General of the group, Comrade . AbdulGaniyu Okaraga Jimoh made this known on Friday during the official unveiling of ODODO EBIGO CONNECT in Lokoja.
He mentioned that the word ‘EBIGO CONNECT symbolies “Ebira-Igala-Okun Connect” stressing that this in analysis means entrenching mutual Peace and progress amongst the three senatorial district of the state.
He stated that he appreciate in no small measure the great and indefatigable members of the party who displayed their doggedness and utter resoluteness to ensure that their will in this election reigned supreme.
His words, “All thanks to the leadership and every card-carrying member of our party for the smooth and peaceful conduct of our primary election that produced Alhaji Usman Ahmed Ododo as the Governorship candidate of the All Progress Congress (APC) for November 11 2023 gubernatorial poll.
“Alhaji Usman Ahmed Ododo is a humanitarian. He possesses leadership qualities that has made him outstanding, dependable in the discharge of his duties. He is committed, dedicated, result-driven and diplomatic leader, and has shown absolute transparency, Prudency, Accountability and leadership skills during recent roles as the Auditor General of Local Government
“He’s a thoroughbred professional, a goal getter and a passionate Kogites who is ever committed in setting positive standard and we know that he will replicate it and excel in his current engagement.
“Interestingly, the peculiarity of the name “Ododo” amongst the three major ethnic groups of the state commands an atmosphere of hope to our people. Ododo in Igala language means “flower”. It also means same in Ebira language, and in Okun language it means “Truth” This is indeed a clear testament of the potentiality and validity of the Name, and what we should be expecting at the long run.
The group thanked the Kogi State Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello and the party members for finding Alhaji Ododo worthy and reposing such confidence in him to fly the flag of the party.