By:Abubakar S. H
There is growing disquiet among the political leaders of the All Progressives Congress Party (APC) in Kogi State over the choice of the deputy governorship candidate.
The Labour mandate Orientation Group has said the former Labour Leader, Comrade Onuh Edoka is the popular and acceptable choice who is a Christian in kogi state to occupy the exalted position.
The ruling All Progressives Congress is expected to pick Onuh Edoka as the next running mate to the APC Flagbearer.
The majority of the politicians in the state preferred and endorsed Comrade Onu Edoka as the preferred choice as running mate(deputy Governor) to the incoming Governor of kogi state, Alhaji Usman Ahmed Ododo, describing Edoka as a young dedicated comrade who has an already-established value.
They noted that Edoka has paid his dues by staying to defend the rights of workers in the state.
In another support to the consideration of picking Comrade Edoka Onu as running mate to Ododo, another group from kogi East, Igala Merit Forum, IMF, affirmed that he will represent them well.
They said comrade Edoka has a huge followership in kogi because of his contributions to the upliftment and development of the workforce in kogi state.
“We are appealing to the leadership of our APC , to consider the popularity of former NLC chairman, Edoka Onu as Next Deputy to Alhaji Usman Ahmed Ododo of APC..