Over 500 LP members Defect to APGA in Kogi

 

Over 500 members of Labour Party on Saturday 10 September 2022 decamped to All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State.

The State Chairman of the APGA, Mr. Abdulazeez Arikora while receiving the decampees, urged them and other party faithfuls to work hard for the victory of the party in the 2023 general elections.

According to him, APGA is a National Party and not regional party as perceived in some quarters, saying as a Progressive party, it has contributed to the growth of democracy in Nigeria.

He said the party has fielded credible candidates for the forthcoming elections, describing acceptance of APGA as an indication that the party is gaining more ground in the State.

Mr. Abdulazeez also noted that the era of rigging elections has gone as the adoption of electronic transmission of result by the the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is a milestone in the political history of Nigeria.

The Chairman added that the room of the Party is open for progressive minded people of Kogi State, urging interested members of the public to join the party to move the State to enviable height.

The State Publicity Secretary of the Party, Kabir Shogudo said APGA is committed to tackling the present security crisis the country is facing if giving the power come 2023.

Speaking on behalf of the decampees, Isah Momoh said the leadership qualities of the Kogi Central APGA Senatorial Candidate, Mr. Moses Lawal endeared them to the Party, assuring of their total loyalty.

Momoh also promised to mobilize massive votes for the election of Mr. Mises Lawal to represent Kogi Central at the Red Chamber.

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