US-based doctor, Samuel Audu Alfa, has been unanimously adopted by the Action Alliance AA) in Kogi State on Saturday as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.
This makes the party to becomes the third to conduct its primary election after Mega Party of Nigeria (MPN) and the African Action Congress (AAC) after it emerged that Alfa was the sole aspirant of the party.
The primary held at the Skyblue hotel in Lokoja held in the presence of representatives from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had a total of 96 delegates accredited out of 105, all of which unanimously through a voice vote adopted Alfa.
Speaking after the exercise, Alfa said that his major aim was to work tirelessly towards alleviating the suffering of workers and pensioners.
”You will agree with me that there are lots of challenges facing the state. I cannot do it alone, I will need everyone’s support and the task of rebuilding Kogi to the state of our dream starts now ” he said.
The National Secretary of the party, Vernimbe James who was the chairman of the electoral commission had earlier urged delegates present to be open-minded and vote according to their conscience.