The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has elected Barr. Natasha Akpoti as the party’s candidate for the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State.
The party’s primary election which held at the Kafas Multi-purpose hall, Lokoja, was witnessed by officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Daily Trust reports that 856 delegates from across the 21 local government areas of the state voted for Akpoti who was the sole aspirant in the contest.
The returning officer for the primary, Mr Ben Ogbonna, from the National Secretariat of the party declared Natasha Akpoti as the duly elected SDP governorship candidate.
In her post-election speech, Akpoti thanked the delegates for the confidence reposed on her and pledged to turn around the fortune of the state if elected.