- Natasha pulls 751 votes to win SDP guber ticket in Kogi.
Natasha Hadija Akpoti has the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Kogi governorship primary election in Kogi state.
36naija reports that Akpoti won the SDP primary on Thursday, August 29 as a sole candidate.
She pulled 751 votes while 11 votes were declared invalid out of the 856 delegates that participated.
It was learned that the election went peacefully with the returning officer, Barr. Ben Ogbonna, declaring Akpoti as the duly elected governorship candidate of the SDP.
Speaking after the primary, the SDP candidate commended the delegates for their peaceful conduct before, during and after the primary election.
Akpoti also urged SDP members to work in the same spirit in the forthcoming Kogi governorship election on November 16.
The SDP candidate lamented that she was moved to salvage the people’s plights that are occasioned by poor administration.
Speaking on her emergence, Akpoti described it as a new era towards making health care delivery system available, a better life for all, where poverty would be reduced and create the opportunities for citizens to harness their potentials.