(From The News (Nigeria) - AAGM)
Byline: Richard Elesho
Prince Olusola Akanmode is a chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and deputy Chief of Staff in the vice president's office. In this interview with, he speaks on Kogi State politics and other national issues. Excerpts:
The Peoples Democratic Party's victory in the polls has attracted a lot of criticisms as the opposition alleged massive rigging?
Well, there has not been any outcry in my area. In fact, if what happened in my area is what happened in other places then, one would boldly say the outcry is misplaced. Elections are won and lost as a consequence of the amount of work and planning by individual parties and candidates. I must say that in Kogi for example, there have been plans on the election for the past three years. We had a master plan and we worked towards it. We had a state where personal and sectional interests took a pride of place over …