Kogi 2019:  Okehi, Adavi PDP Delegates Restates Support For Abubakar Ibrahim’s Guber ambition.




… reveals mission, vision on repositioning state’s economy, to curb unemployment, insecurity

The campaign train of Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim was warmly received at Obangede, headquarters of Okehi Local Government Area, as the party’s executives and delegates restated their total support to his gubernorship aspiration, hinged their overwhelming support for him based on his capacity, character and his outstanding programmes for Ibaji people if elected.

Abubakar Ibrahim, leading Peoples Democratic Party Governorship candidate ahead the primaries while wooing the delegates in Obangede, saw his aspiration receiving a massive boost by their endorsement, an indication that his rivals would need to work extra hard in Okehi LGA.

The PDP front line aspirant who literally brought the sleepy town of Obangede alive, had his speech making interrupted with shout of sai Abuibro, rent the air, as the women and youths particularly sang his praise, and pledged their support to his aspiration to be the next governor of the state.

Abubakar Ibrahim described Okehi LGA as too important to be left behind in the ongoing revolution to entrench good governance, said his interest in the Okehi LGA lies in their location in the state, said has plans to make the area the revenue base of the state.


If elected, he promised to open up the economy of the area to the world with good and motorable roads, electricity, provide the area with health care delivery system that would be comparable to other commercial nerve centres in the country.

He added that with the God given resources occasioned by their location, disclosed that by training as an agriculturists and his involvement in farming, says he will make Okehi LGA the mainstay of the state’s economy, thanked the people for their show of support.

According to Abubakar Ibrahim, Kogi state has no business relying on monthly federal allocation, says the idea is do able pledged his solemn commitment to making the area an envy of all LGAs in the state.

The guber hopeful lamented the sufferings of civil servants at all levels in the state, but assured that like it was the case in the past under the PDP past administration, when salaries were paid as at when due, he would return the state to its lost glory.

The PDP aspirant thanked the people particularly the delegates for given him their support, says his aspiration is hinged on providing quality leadership to the people and the state.

He concluded by making passionate appeals to every citizen of the state to take a serious interest in who becomes the next governor of the state, insisting that his aspiration is about the state, far beyond personal gains.

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The story was not different at Adavi LGA as Abubakar Ibrahim, visited Ogaminaba headquarters of Adavi LGA in continuation of his visit to delegates ahead of the September party primaries.

The Adavi LGA executives, delegates and the members of the PDP in the area came out in large numbers to receive Abubakar Ibrahim.

In their separate remarks when the team made a stop over at Ogaminana to woo delegates ahead the 3rd September governorship primaries of the PDP, party faithfuls said his antecedents, history, personal accomplishments informed their support for his aspiration, reiterated their support for his candidacy of the PDP.

Speaking to the delegates, Abubakar Ibrahim said his entrants into the race would mark a new beginning for growth and development if elected as he intends to bring his knowledge to bear through good governance.

The guber hopeful expressed confidence that he has what it takes to move the state from its present predicament of hunger and suffering, described the plight the people are passing through as unnecessary.

Abubakar Ibrahim described the forthcoming governorship election in the state as a watershed for the people to correct the wrong of the past, says he has presented himself for purposeful leadership, one that is geared towards improved wellbeing of the people appealed to the delegates on the need to make wise decisions.

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Abubakar Ibrahim begged the delegates to the party’s September convention to think of the sufferings of Kogi people, the hunger and deprivation, says he has a well articulated blueprint that would if elected, return the state to its lost glory and make it a state that would guarantee that the coming generation realize their dreams and potentials.

While noting that Adavi occupies a vantage position of the state, urged them to key into his rescue project for the state, expressed confidence that the overwhelming support he is enjoying across the state propel him to victory, appealed to delegates to key into his plans to have the PDP effect the change they so much desire.

The guber hopeful says agriculture, education, security and infrastructure development, with emphasis on improved welfare of the civil service remains his focus if elected.

Abubakar Ibrahim thanked the people for their resolve to stand by him, said their kind words, support and acceptance is encouraging, vow not to misplace the confidence placed on him.

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