Women in Kogi West senatorial district have demanded that the senatorial seat of the zone be given to them
They also specifically begged delegates to the APC primary in the zone to vote for the only female senatorial aspirant in the area, Mrs Adedoyin Ibikunle Eshanumi.
The women who marched through the major streets in Lokoja in their hundreds, also asked Governor Yahaya Bello to exhibit his usual women friendly disposition by ensuring a woman candidate in person of Mrs Eshanumi.
Speaking on behalf of the women, at the NUJ press Centre, Lokoja Where the procession terminated Mrs. Aisha Kasim and Mrs. Orenusi Tosun from Lokoja and Kabba axis respectively, declared that only woman candidate for Kogi West Senatorial seat would beacceptable to them.
According to them”Yahaya Bello is a women friendly Governor who has maintained his stand on offering equal opportunities for both male and female folks in politics”
“We remain grateful to God for Governor Bello’s fair disposition for women.
They recalled Governor Bello’s human face policy which ensured that women were elected into the office of vice-chairman in the 21 local government areas of the state as well as their appointments into his cabinet and other government agencies and parastatals”