Former President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Dr Omede Idris, has declared his intention to challenge Governor Yahaya Bello for the Kogi Governorship elections.
Idris, who is vying for the office on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), promised to turn the fortunes of the state for the better.
In a statement, he personally signed on Wednesday, the former Commissioner for Health in the state said if given the mandate, his agenda would be centred around economic growth, social inclusion, environmental protection, peace and security.
Idris disclosed his plan to revamp Kogi economy through state-backed power generation from renewable energy and human resources development.
He gave an assurance that he would use the opportunity provided by Kogi’s proximity to the FCT, and being the link to the northern and southern regions of the country, to give the economy and infrastructures the desired lift.