By Abubakar S. H
Ahmed Usman Ododo popularly called ‘Beautiful Flower’ is the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress Progressives (APC) in Kogi State.
He is the immediate past Auditor-General in the present administration of Gov. Yahaya Bello, a prominent politician, and a philanthropist who hails, Okene Local Government Area.
It is interesting to note that, just months away from elections, the heat and pressure for who will win and emerge as the next Governor of Kogi state has greatly increased.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken quite the clap back in recent weeks. Ododo, has greatly been tested as Auditor-General of Kogi state. But just as gold passes through the heat and comes out shiny, so has Ododo. Despite challenges, Ahmed Ododo leads the race to the government house.
The governorship candidate is presently receiving more love and support from the people of Kogi Central and West. The recent mass defection in this senatorial districts was enough proof that indeed he has the unwavering love from the two zones.
Ododo campaign is focused on education, healthcare,road rehabilitation and construction, housing, the environment, and his determination to address poverty in the state. He is a passionate advocate for the youth of this state who are struggling with unemployment amongst other economic challenges.
Ahmed Usman Ododo campaign has received so much love and acceptance, and the response to vote for him has been massively positive.
He has been able to garner support from this two senatorial districts, even extend to professional bodies.
According to a stakeholders of APC in the state, Mallam Mohammed Baba Yakubu, said recently that, “As we approach the November 11 governorship election, it is vital to note that the only obstacles Ododo will have is how to penetrate some area in kogi East,but the party so much relied on the political appointees and elective officers to get the required 25 percent in Kogi East, The road will be a little bit difficult and long, but I am confident that Ododo will overcome these challenges”,he said.
“Taking these into consideration, we must not fail to consider Ododo as the right choice for Kogi state, Indeed, Ododo is in the lead to become the next Governor of kogi State”.