Nigerian President and presidential candidate of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) Goodluck Jonathan waves to supporters during a rally in Maiduguri on January 24, 2015. Boko Haram fighters have killed 15 villagers near Maiduguri, the epicen ~ TUNJI OMIRIN
Kabba - Gov. Idris Wada of Kogi said the people of the State would not disappoint President Goodluck Jonathan in the forth- coming general elections.
Wada made the promise at the PDP West Senatorial District campaign in Kabba on Saturday.
According to him, Kogi is home to the President, adding that the people will vote en masse for him and all other candidates of the PDP.
Wada said the decision was informed by the enormous gesture shown to the state by the PDP-led Federal Government.
“The Jonathan administration established a Federal University and completed the Lokoja- Abuja road,” he said.
He noted that Kogi had been a PDP state over the years, adding that nothing would make the people turn their backs at the party now.
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He, therefore, urged the people of to vote for the party at all levels of the elections, adding that there were more dividends to gain if Jonathan was returned to office.
Deputy Governor Yomi Awoniyi of Kogi said the state was solely for the PDP, adding, that the opposition political parties were fighting lost battles.
“They should look elsewhere for votes in the forthcoming general elections as everything had been arranged for President Jonathan,” Awoniyi said.
He said the Kogi West Senatorial District was the exclusive preserve of the PDP.
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Awoniyi urged the people to turnout en masse and vote PDP in all elections.
The deputy governor said the country would progress better under President Jonathan’s watch.
Sen. Smart Adeyemi, (PDP-Kogi West), said he was optimistic that the President and the PDP would win the general elections.
He urged the people of Kogi West to vote Jonathan as he was committed to the development of all parts of the country.