The Kogi Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has affirmed the election of incumbent Governor, Yahaya Bello. Reacting to the news, governor Bello said the judgment affirming his victory and that of the All Progressives Congress, APC is a validation of the people's mandate and an added impetus to his drive to do more for the good people of Kogi state.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has fixed June 23 and 24, for the nomination of its candidates ahead of the September 10 Edo State governorship election. The party in a timetable signed by the National Organizing Secretary, Col. Austin Akobundu (retd.) stated that the nomination will commence on May 29 with the sales of expression of interest and nomination forms. While the last day for the submission of nomination forms will be on June 2.