It Kogi Guber: Frustration deepens in Accord Party’s Guber Candidate’s camp as Ubolo, Ugbane, Achuba considering other option
All is no longer well in the camp of the Kogi State Accord Party, AP, governorship candidate in the November 11 election, Retired Vice Admira Usman Jibrin following withdrawal of support he enjoined from some prominent leaders and elders from Kogi East District of the State.
A reliable source who do not want his name in print revealed that stakeholders mainly of Igala extraction are currently reviewing their stance and support they earlier gave to the Retired Vice Admira Usman Jibrin, the Kogi State Accord Party, AP, governorship candidate.
In a recent meeting held in the residence of Elder Simon Achuba, immediate past Kogi State Deputy Governor, the elders issued a communiqué that mandated every member to bring whatever support or commitment to the ambitions of the former Chief of Naval Staff to a halt.
According to an insider who pleaded anonymity, the meeting was borne out of the Accord Party governorship candidate’s inability to prioritize the well-being of the committee, which has in its own way coughed everything out for the success of the project.
They also lamented heavily on the unavailability of funds, which by all standards ought to aid their effective functioning at the grassroots.
Elder Simon Achuba, Itodo Ubolo Okpanachi, Senator Dangana Ocheja, and Senator Nicholas Yahaya Ugbame, amongst other prominent elders, were in attendance when the resolution was reached.
As it stands, problems seem to be brewing heavily in the Camp of Vice Admiral Usman Jibrin following the meeting held on Thursday, August 31, 2023, in the residence of Elder Simon Achuba.
All efforts to bring the stakeholders back to the camp have proven abortive as frustration deepens in Admiral Usman Jibrin’s camp.
However, the source confided that the stakeholders will, in the coming days, announce their stands as the governorship election draws near.