Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello on Wednesday picked the nomination and Expression of interest form for the state gubernatorial election at the All Progressives Congress (APC ) National headquarters Abuja.
The governor came with a large group of his supporters and was the first aspirant to pick the APC governorship nomination and expression of interest form after paying N22.5 million.
The form was presented to the governor by the Director of Organising, Alhaji Abubakar Kari on behalf of the National Organising Secretary.
The party had announced Wednesday as the commencement date for the sale of nomination forms which is expected to last for about five weeks.
Over 20 aspirants are believed to be interested in contesting the party primary scheduled for August 29 in Lokoja.
He boasted that if he succeeded in APC governorship primary election, he would defeat whoever PDP fielded with wide margin in November 16 elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has fixed November 16 for the governorship election on Kogi and Bayelsa states