ABUBAKAR AUDU WITHDRAWS SUIT AGAINST ODODO, PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR PARTY’S CANDIDATE
Prince Shaibu Abubakar Audu, one of the aspirants for the Kogi State All Progressives Congress party’s primary elections held on April 14, has withdrawn the lawsuit against the winner of the primary, Hon Ododo Ahmed Usman.
On Tuesday, during his visit to the governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello in Abuja, Shaibu Audu stated that his decision to withdraw the case was in the interest of the party, and he pledged his support, as well as that of his supporters, to the success of Ododo Ahmed Usman.
Audu commended Governor Yahaya Bello for his ingenuity and leadership in galvanizing the party structure for unprecedented success in Kogi State. He also assured the governor that their collective efforts would guarantee Ododo’s victory at the November polls.
Governor Bello, in turn, commended Shaibu Audu for his sportsmanship and emphasized that the APC in Kogi State has always been united, which has been the reason for the party’s electoral success in the state. He also stated that his administration has gained the trust of Kogi residents, and therefore, there would be no need to switch allegiance.
He urged Shaibu and other former aspirants to come together with the party’s leadership and support its candidate for a successful outcome in the next elections
During his brief remarks, the APC gubernatorial candidate, Ododo Ahmed Usman, expressed his confidence in the party’s unity as they prepare for the upcoming election. He acknowledged the solid foundation laid by the current administration, which was built on unity across ethnic and religious lines. He further assured that his administration, when elected, would be all-inclusive and work for the good of the state, carrying everyone along.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor