Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has pledged the support of the people of Kogi State to the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Governor gave the assurance in a statement signed by his Director General of Media and Publicity, Mr. Kingsley Fanwo.
President Buhari, at a NEC Meeting of his ruling APC, Monday, declared his intention to vie for a second term in office.
Governor Bello is viewed by many as a die-hard supporter of President Buhari.
The Governor confirmed this view in his statement. “I am a staunch supporter of Mr President and I am proud to be associated with such a great leader and personality”, he said.
The Governor reminded President Buhari that the people of Kogi State were the first to call on him to seek re-election in next year’s Presidential poll at rallies organized in Anyigba, Kabba, Isanlu, Olamaboro and Okene which attracted hundreds of thousands of attendants.
“We thank Mr. President for listening to the voices of Nigerians who are satisfied with his performance.
“Kogi people were the first to organize rallies in different towns and cities to call on Mr. President to seek re-election.