Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, has picked Edward Onoja, his chief of staff, as running mate for the November 16 governorship election.
Rumours made round last week concerning this development, the news of which we have now We have now confirmed .
An aide to the governor said the governor submitted Onoja’s name to the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during his trip to Abuja earlier in the week.
This decision came shortly after Yahaya Bello won APC primary election that was recently held, beating the likes of Jibril Usman, Prince Mona Audu, Irukera, and others.
Bello will be contending with Musa Wada from the prominent opposition party, PDP and other candidates from other parties.