Kogi Transition: APC Assures Kogi People Peaceful Inauguration of Yahaya Bello


The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State, Alhaji Haddy Ametuo, has assured the people of a hitch-free inauguration of Governor-elect Yahaya Bello on Wednesday.

He warned supporters against lawlessness, saying masqueraders would not be welcomed at the event.

The chairman, in a statement, promised that arrangements were in place to ensure the inauguration was peaceful, stressing that whoever takes the law into his hands will be penalised.

He said: “We don’t expect any masquerader at the inauguration. The celebration can go on as you return to your homes. This should, however, be done lawfully.

“Our governor–elect needs the support and cooperation of all to enable him give the dividends of democracy.

“Although we expect you to celebrate your freedom from economic and socio-political bondage, people should comport themselves.

“The governor-elect is ready to rule with the fear of God. He is ready to be fair to all.”