Dr Victor Alewo Adoji, experienced banker-turned politician, yesterday emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Kogi East Senatorial District for the 2023 general election.
Adoji polled 117 to defeat Engr. Aminu Suleiman, Elder Ubolo Okpanachi and Isaac Alfa, a former Chief of Air Staff and senator, and who scored 54, 43 and 20 respectively.
Mr Adoji, in an interview with journalists, thanked the party’s delegates for their support and confidence they had in him.
He said the victory was the beginning of a new dawn in Kog Kogi East while expressing confidence for victory in the general election.
The philanthropist promised the people of Igala land that his presence in the National Assembly would impact the generality of the state in areas of economy, security and infrastructural development.
According to observers, the election was peaceful and monitored by a team of joint security agents, the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the media.