By Aishat Salihu
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, on Wednesday, has picked his nomination and expression of interest form ahead of the governorship election slated for November 16.
Mr Bello coughed N22.5 million at the All Progressive Congress (APC) secretariat in Abuja, making him the first aspirant to acquire the form.
Recall that the party had announced Wednesday as the commencement date for the sale of nomination forms for the Kogi and Bayelsa state gubernatorial election which is expected to last for about five weeks.
No fewer than 20 aspirants are believed to be interested in contesting the party primary scheduled for August 29 in Lokoja.
The Director of Organising, Alhaji Abubakar Kari on behalf of the National Organising Secretary, presented the form to the governor.