Kogi governor, Yahaya Bello, has said that he is confident in winning the state governorship election, come 16th November 2019.
Bello said this while granting an interview with nation at the Kebbi governors lodge in the Asokoro area of Abuja on Sunday, June 9th of June 2019.
Bello also sent delicate message to Senator Dino Melaye stating that if he will challenge him, them he must be ready to pass through the eye of the needle.
He said: “In Kogi state, we know the election is coming up and of course, a lot of people will come out for the challenge. But the reality is that we are on ground. From within the party to the General election, we are not just talking of victory, we ‘re talking of the margin of the victory of APC over any other party that will come next because of what we have been able to do in the stage delivering on all our promises.
“You are going to see election like never before. Kogi election is going to be as smooth as anything and we are very confident of victory.”
When ask if he is sure of getting the party ticket, he said: “where will the ticket go outside myself?
When he was ask what did he has to say about Senator Dino Melaye that has declared his ambition to challenge him,? Bello said “Anytime you talk, we should talk of somebody that is good. Apart from that person, you are talking of, let him justify the mandate given to him by showing his people what he has done. For him to come and challenge me means that he is ready to pass through the eye if the needle.”
He then thanks “Nigerians for giving Mr. President the mandate for the second time to reposition the country. What he has done in the last four years and what he is going to do in the next four years requires the support of every Nigerian and we are very confident that Mr. President is going to take us to the next level.”