By Abubakar S. H
A prominent leader of All Progressives Congress, APC in the central senatorial District of Kogi State, Hon. Yakubu Fancy, has reaffirmed his claim over the growing popularity of Ahmed Usman Ododo, the Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
He also expressed confidence that the party would do well in the polls in kogi East and Kogi West.
Speaking to Nigerian Trend recently, Hon. Fancy re-emphasized his belief that, contrary to the widespread speculations that other parties are on ground to defeat Ododo, he said APC would indeed gather more than 25 percent of the votes in most local government areas in the state.
“Our Party, APC has a wide spread acceptance across the three senatorial districts of the state. The expectation was that the race will be a straight winning while other parties would be galloping to meet up, but would not.
He added that the growing popularity of Ahmed Usman Ododo and the APC in the state had unsettled the opposition parties.
“As we speak, APC popularity and acceptance has run the opposition parties out of Kogi West ; quite a lot of lgas in the state where our calculations were targeting 25 percent, but we are now targeting 55 to 70 percent in the majority of local government areas in the states.
“Of course, many party loyalists and commited members and stakeholders in the eastern of the state would mobilized for Ododo’s victory. They would come out in force to support Ododo, it would be complete winning for the APC.
Highlighting the recent roadshow and gathering of youth and women for Ahmed in Lokoja, Hon. Fancy said Ododo was accepted by the common people, who, according to him, were tired of PDP previous administration in the state which they say were bad experiences.