Kogi 2019: Transport unions promise Bello 50,000 votes


Members of the various transport unions on Friday locked down the state capital, Lokoja for a solidarity rally for Governor Yahaya Bello’s second term bid.

The rally, across the capital, was led by the Director-General, APC governorship campaign organization for Bello/Onoja, Senator Smart Adeyemi.

It ended at the party secretariat along the Murtala Mohammed way.

Chairman of one of the transport unions, Jimoh Ibrahim, said that they decided to embark on the solidarity rally in view of the governor’s performance, that make him merit a second term.

He said: “The gathering here comprises of all the six units of transport union; Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria, (TOAN), Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Nigerian Motorcycle Union of Nigeria (NMUN), National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and others.

“Our union boast of over 48,000 members and we have all pledged our support for Governor Bello.

“Kogi State does not belong to one single-family alone, it belongs to all of us, and so, we will work massively for Bello’s reelection.

“We shall deliver for second term. Mark our face, we don’t belong to any political parties, but all the union votes belong to Governor Bello come November 16 governorship election.”