Benue Zone C APC Leaders Seeks Votes For Guber Candidate, Deputy
Barring last minutes campaign ahead of Governorship and States House of Assemblies elections scheduled for Saturday 11th, 2023, a chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, APC in Zone C of Benue State, Barrister John Ochoga, has appealed to the people of zone to come out enmass and vote for the party’s governorship candidate, Revd Father Hyacinth Alia and his deputy, Sam Ode.
This is as the party in the zone also received defectors from other political parties into it fold barely four days to the governorship elections.
Ochoga, a former Commissioner in the state popularly referred to as ‘Akpolofu K Idoma’ for his political sagacity made this appeal addressing a mammoth crowd when the APC governorship candidate visited the zone for campaign.
He said a vote for APC governorship candidates and his deputy is a vote for development of the zone and Benue state.
He told the crowd to put behind the party’s loss during last Saturday’s presidential elections and close ranks to win the governorship and the state assembly seats.
He said, “In 2019, we won and as the zonal coordinator our leader, Audu Ogbe took the result to President Muhammadu Buhari which led to the establishment of the University we have in the zone today.
“So, I want to appeal to you all to vote massively for our candidate, Father Alia. In as much as we are proud to welcome the decampees, let me say on behalf of members of this teeming party that this party has got a foundation that must be respected.
“We must respect members of the party, the new members are welcome and are very powerful people but the proper way of joining the party is at the ward level. So I urge you to go back to your wards and get recognized. It doesn’t matter whether you are a friend to our incoming governor Father Alia or Chief George Akume it will not satisfy that condition. He appealed to the decampees.