Sam Uhuotu replaces Hassan Salau as new Kogi PDP Chairman

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The Kogi chapter of PDP has inaugurated its new executive council with Mr Sam Uhuotu as the Chairman. Uhuotu, who was inaugurated alongside other newly elected executive members of the party in Lokoja on Friday, was elected at a party congress on Thursday.

Hassan Salau - Kogi PDP Chairman
Hassan Salau – Kogi PDP Chairman

Other executive members are Mr Ranti Abenemi as Deputy Vice-Chairman, a former state Chairman of the defunct ANPP, Mr Farouk Yahaya, as Secretary, and Mr John Ebosogo as Legal Adviser.

Also elected were Mr Alfred Bello as the Treasurer, Mr Jude Sule., Financial Secretary, Mr Bode Ogunmola, Publicity Secretary, and Mrs Margaret Fabiyi as Woman Leader.

The oath of office was administered on the new executive members by the Legal Adviser of the party in the North Central, Mr Kabiru Mohammed. Inaugurating the new state PDP executives, the PDP Vice-Chairman in the North Central zone, Alhaji Yusuff Ayitogo, urged them to start work immediately so that the party could win the coming governorship election in the state.

He urged the new chairman to be open and transparent in his dealings with members of the party as much was expected from them. Responding, Ohuotu promised to provide quality and responsible leadership and appealed to other members of the executive to join him in efforts to take the party to greater heights.

He also appealed for the support of the elders and leaders of the party for his executive council so that the party could win the governorship election, scheduled for Nov. 21.

The state governor , Mr Idris Wada, in his remarks, said the new executive was coming at a critical period in the life of the party and urged them to come with strategies and ideas that could match the growing influence of APC in the state. He also urged the new chairman to reconcile all aggrieved members of the party and commended them for their peaceful conduct during the state congress.

Wada also stressed the need for the party to regularly hold meetings at state, local government and ward levels to ensure peace and give all members a sense of belonging.

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