Kogi Gov’ship: ADC Announces Halt on Campaign Activities, Orders Stoppage of All Political Adverts

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The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has announced stoppage all activities of its Governorship Campaign Council (GCC) from midnight on Thursday in compliance with provisions of the electoral law.

This is predicated on the forthcoming gubernatorial elections scheduled to hold in the state on November 11, 2023.

Hon. Shola Adebola, Chief Spokesperson of Kogi ADC Campaign Council made this known in a statement on Thursday.

“I hereby announce to the general public that all campaign activities of the party and that of our candidate, Hon. Leke Joseph Abejide towards Saturday’s governorship election has come to a conclusive and decisive end by midnight today, Thursday, November 9, 2023 in accordance with the provisions of the Electoral Act.

“As a law-abiding party, we have directed all our campaign organs and groups to ensure that no newspaper adverts or placement of any campaign TV or Radio commercials or any other such materials in the print, electronic or social media are done beyond the deadline of 12 midnight today as stipulated by the law.

“We urge all print, electronic and online publications to take note of this announcement and be properly guided in accordance with the law.

“We state emphatically that any such materials that contravene the laid down regulations and the law are unauthorized. They do not emanate from us and we will take no responsibility for them,” the statement read.

Adebola stated confidently that ADC flag bearer, Leke Abejide, will not step down for any candidate in the election, adding that information from any quarters contrary to the advertorial should be disregarded in its entirety.

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