By: Joshua Adinoyi
Kogi State student have been cautioned to steer clear of candidates who seek to sow ethnic and religious discord amongst citizens of the State in pursuit of their political ambitions.
The Director, Student Mobilization Directorate for the Kogi All Progressives Congress APC Campaign Council, Ambassador Oladele John Nihi (OJN), have the advice while speaking at an Interactive Session at the Event Hall of Idrinana Hotel, Lokoja, the State Capital.
He said divisive candidates do not mean well for Kogi and its people, emphasizing that electing candidates who are given to fanning the embers of disunity and sectional agenda as Governor could severely impede Kogi’s progress and the well-being of its people.
The Director expressed confidence in the Ododo/Joel candidacy and their ability to build upon the incumbent Governor‘s impressive track records, particularly in regards to student empowerment and the inclusion of young persons in governance.
“We’re at a crossroad where ethnic and religious sentiments should not be prioritized over the majority interests. As students, we must make a difference
“Come November 11th 2023, Vote APC, protect your vote, make it count” he stressed.
The Interactive Session organized by Kogi Comrades Community in lieu with the APC Directorate of Students mobilization also had in attendance government officials including Chief of Staff to the Governor, Pharm. Abdulkareem Jamiu Asuku, who represented the Governor and applauded the strategic collaborative efforts towards ensuring the party’s victory in the forthcoming gubernatorial election slated for November 11th 2023.