All Progressives Congress, APC candidate for the November 21 gubernatorial election in Kogi State, Prince Abubabakar Audu, has promised to facilitate power shift to other senatorial district if given the mandate to lead the state in the next dispensation.
Prince Audu disclosed this at Okene while addressing party faithful during his zonal campaign rally in the Central Senatorial district of the state.
He said the issue of power shift has been a burning issue among the three major ethnic groups for sometimes now, promising if voted into power in the forthcoming governorship election, he will make sure another ethnic group in the state tastes power after his tenure.
“Igala ethnic group cannot continue to dominate use in the state. I’ve talked to my Igala kinsmen and they have assured me of their readiness to assist in shifting power to other ethnic tribes after the end of my tenure,” he said.
According to Mattew Keyi, the former governor of Ogori Magogo and a staunch member of APC from the district, the entry of Prince Audu campaign train to okene with fanfare has doused the rumour making round that he was banned by the Ebirra people from coming to campaign in their land.
Speaking in the same vein, Senator Salihu Ohize who represented the district between 2007 and 2011 said the Ebirra people have resolved unequivocally to vote Prince Audu to power in the next gubernotorial election in the state.
The campaign rally that took place at Inojomi Central primary school at Okene witnessed an impressive turn out of party members.