Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello on Wednesday assured contesting aspirants to various elective positions on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that he would not anoint candidates for the primary elections.
The party in the state has also adopted indirect primaries to elect credible candidates ahead of the forthcoming coming 2019 General Elections.
Bello who disclosed this at a stakeholders meeting of the party at Government House, Lokoja, said the meeting was to enable the stakeholders rub minds and resolve on the most plausible method to adopt.
Bello reaffirmed his commitment to ensuring a free, fair and credible primaries, saying that he was for all the aspirants vying for various elective positions, adding that whoever emerged at the primaries would be the party’s candidate.
He assured that the party would sponsor all the candidates to the General Election to ensure that APC won most of the contestable positions.
“I have never anointed any aspirants for any position. Forms are already on sale; interested members of the party who are willing to contest elective positions on the platform of APC in Kogi state should go and buy.
“The party will create a level-playing ground for all the aspirants so that we can achieve our set objectives”, he said