Thousands of supporters received Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Iormem Alia in Makurdi, the Benue state capital, on Monday when he embarked on a thank-you tour after the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election. ) of State.
Reverend Father Alia, who landed the APC governorship ticket in the state, thanked his supporters for securing his victory in the party’s recently concluded primary elections.
DAILY POST earlier reported that Father Alia defeated Barnabas Gemade, a former national chairman of the party and Mike Aondoakaa, a former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) after winning 7,000 votes in the direct primary election.
Before the elections, the Catholic Diocese of Gboko suspended the priest for involvement in partisan politics.
Benue 2023: Father Alia storms Makurdi after securing APC ticket