The People’s Democratic Party yesterday commenced primary elections into State House of Assembly and House of Representatives positions across the country.
In the central senatorial district of the state, Saliu Salawu Ogembe emerged as the candidate for Okene/Ogori-Magongo constituency, while Aloysius Adeiza Okino emerged as the party’s candidate for Ajaokuta constituency.
A former Okehi Local Government Chairman, Abdulmalik Abdulraheem Danga emerged as Adavi/Okehi Reps flag-bearer.
In the state House of Assembly primaries, Ovurevu Sheidu Abara emerged in Adavi, while Mohammed Haruna Ganaja emerged in Ajaokuta.
A former publicity secretary of the Kogi PDP, Bode Ogunmola picked the ticket for Ogori-Magongo, while Onivehu Musa Siyaka emerged in Okehi.
Ajanaku Tijani Umar emerged in Okene II Constituency.
The party would be conducting the primary for Senate aspirants later in the day.
Amongst the contenders for the Senate ticket in Kogi Central are Ahmed Ogembe, Natasha Akpoti Uduaghan, Abdulkareem Salihu, Muhammed Onimisi, and Etudaye Muhammed.