Five Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirants in Kogi State have stepped down, ahead of the party’s forthcoming primary election.
The five aspirants from Kogi East stepped down for the immediate past Governor of the State, Capt. Idris Wada (rtd).
The decision of the aspirants to step down was disclosed by the Vice-Chairman, Kogi East Elders Council (KEEC) and former Minister of State for Health, Arch. Gabriel Aduku, while addressing journalists in Lokoja, the state capital, on Tuesday.
According to Aduku, the decision to ‘prevail on the other aspirants to collapse their structure into Wada was in the overall interest of the party and the state.”
Aduku listed those who stepped down to include: Mrs. Grace Iye Adejoh, AVM Saliu Atawodi (retd.), Dr Victor Adoji, Mohammed Tetes and Emmanuel Omebije.