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Businessman joins Kogi guber race

09 September 2015, 18:15

Lokoja - A businessman, Mr Frank Onaji has declared his intention to contest the Nov. 21 governorship election in Kogi State.

Onaji in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) in Lokoja on Wednesday said that he had already picked his nomination form to contest the coming primary of the Progressive People Alliance ( PPA).

The aspirant, who served as Special Assistant on sports and youth development to former Gov.Ibrahim Idris said that his mission was to bring about unity, equity and justice for a true change in the life of the people.

Also read: APC has no anointed candidate for Kogi Guber race

He said that he would develop the sports, tourism,agriculture and solid mineral resources sectors to create jobs and wealth for the citizens of the state.

The PPA governorship aspirants also said that he would re-position the education sector from primary to tertiary level, and make education free and compulsory up to secondary school level.

Onaji appealed to the leadership of the party to allow a free level playing ground during the party’s governorship primary holding on Sept. 15, to ensure cohesion and peace in the party.

He also urged delegates to the primary not to sell their votes, saying that they should consider the interest of the state by voting for a capable and credible person as the governorship candidate of the party. 




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