The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has vehemently denied rumors and circulating reports suggesting that there have been assassination attempts on his life.
Vanguard reports that the rumors regarding assassination attempts on Bello’s life began surfacing on social media platforms earlier.
But, clarifying the incident in a statement signed by the governor, at the weekend, in Abuja, he labeled the claims as false and should be disregarded.
He clarified that the incident was a trivial disagreement between his personal security team and military personnel assigned to protect the road, emphasizing that there was no attempt whatsoever on his life.
The Governor called on citizens of Kogi State to ignore any attempt by political profiteers to use the incident to unsettle the polity as the state’s 2023 governorship elections slated for November 11 draw nearer.
He assured the state of both his safety and the adequacy of security arrangements to ensure that the elections are peaceful, free, and fair.