The recently constituted committee set up by the professionals and leaders from kogi eastern senatorial district led by Alhaji Hassan Enape and Dr Sule Odoma have resolved through consensus choosing Alhaji Muritala Ajaka as kogi east consensus governorship candidate.
“The report which was submitted and statement issued out on Saturday indicates that the Committee has adopted Murtala Ajaka as best choice for governorship candidate in the 2023 election”.
The senatorial district which consists of nine local government areas, Idah, Ankpa, Omala, Dekina, Olamaboro, Ofu, Igalamela-Odolu, Ibaji and Bassa.
According to the statement “the deliberations was held at Anyigba, Dekina Local Government area,which revealed that Murtala Ajaka was agreed upon as the People’s Choice for kogi east Governorship race , The statement reads thus: “Ajaka is the ‘Unity Candidate’ for the next Governorship race come November 2023”,it stressed.
In a swift reaction, mallam Isa Mahmud said
“From the scenarios that played out by adopting Alhaji Muritala Ajaka by team of consensus professionals, I assure you that they will fail because there was no proper consultation with other eight governorship candidates from kogi east.
He further stated that the desperate act of the so called committee has further complicated the process of producing a genuine and acceptable consensus candidate from the east, turning the process into a mockery of all of us from the east before the eyes of other zones, he said.