The candidacy of Musa Wada as the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, governorship flag bearer for the Kogi State November 16 election has received a boost as 10 former governorship aspirants under the PDP led by former governor of the state, Capt. Idris Wada, on Friday, September 13, 2019, unanimously adopted Wada and pledged to work for his victory at the poll.
Kogi State PDP former aspirants under the umbrella of Kogi PDP 2019 G-12, declared that they have resolved to accept the decision of the Chairman of the election committee, Governor Ahmed Fintiri of Adamawa State which announced Musa Wada as the Party’s gubernatorial candidate.
Addressing journalists in Abuja on their behalf, Alhaji Mohammed Shaibu, the former aspirants said they had reviewed the circumstances that led to Wada’s emergence and decided to close ranks and work with him for the total victory of the Party at the poll.
“As members of the Kogi PDP 2019 G12, the urgent need for intra-party cohesion and unity of purpose at this critical moment is recognized
“It is for this reason that the candidacy of Musa Wada, is considered worthy of undivided support as the task to #RebuildKogi starts in earnest
“Considering the reconciliation efforts of Musa Wada and his preparedness to actively partner with 2019 PDP aspirants in Kogi State, the Kogi PDP 2019 G-12 without reservation accepts him as a partner in progress in the liberation struggle and also accepts to work with him in the overall interest of the PDP and Kogi State,” the former aspirants added.
Consequently, they directed leaders and coordinators of various political structures of individual aspirants who make up the G-12 members to make themselves available “as willing ambassadors of the PDP across the state and grassroots’ mobilizers for Musa Wada.
Ten of the former aspirants signed the documents but two were absent.