A socio-cultural group, Ojuju Agbadufu Igala, has Ahead of the November 11, 2023 gubernatorial election, a socio-cultural group, Ojuju Agbadufu Igala has declared that Kogi East senatorial district will not accept Deputy Governorship slot from any political party.
Speaking during a recent interview with newsmen in Lokoja, the President-in-Council, Mr Ukwenya Christopher, said this year’s governorship election is a war the Eastern senatorial district must win.
Ukwenya advised political parties to ensure their candidates emerge from Igala land.
He vowed that the socio-cultural group would mobilise her people towards realizing that mission.
“The governorship election is a battle Kogi East must win and the zone will not play the second fiddle this time.
“All political parties should take notice and work towards emergence of their candidates from Igala land, and let it be very clear that we have agenda and the agenda is the emergence of a governorship candidate from Kogi East.
“There was cause to be disturbed in past seven years, but as law abiding citizens, the Eastern senatorial district allowed ‘pebbles’ to be forced down their throats,” he said.
Ukwenya, who spoke at the backdrop of some political parties insisting on retaining governorship in the Central senatorial district, added that the governorship election would be transparent and the lyrics of music will change for anyone trying to manipulate the Eastern zone, revealing that all those contesting governorship are being watched.