Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has explained why he asked outgoing political office holders in the state for election results in their polling unit.
Bello explained that results were requested purely for research and planning purposes and not for the sake of vendetta as widely circulated.
The governor, who spoke through his Director-General of Media and Publicity to the Governor, Kingsley Fanwo was reacting to a memo circulating requesting political office holders to show the election results of their Polling Units.
Addressing reporters in Lokoja, the state capital, Fanwo said the hues generated by the memo was “unnecessary”.
He said:” Our attention has been drawn to an internal memo illegally circulated on the social media and the mischievous meanings read into the…