James Ibechi

Benue 2023: Aspirants commit to Zone C’s agenda

Governorship and other aspirants for political offices in 2023 from zone C have committed themselves to the actualization of the desire of the Benue South Senatorial District (Zone C) to produce the State Governor in 2023. At a meeting organized by the Benue Rebirth Movement (BRM) at Otukpo on Saturday, November 6, they all promised to interact, cooperate with each other, their respective party leaderships and elders as well as BRM to ensure the realization of the Zone C dream.

Hon. Joseph Ode, Director of Media and Publicity,
BRM, said that speakers who commended the efforts of BRM so far, all agreed that the time for Zone C to produce the Governor of Benue state had come and were ready to make all necessary personal sacrifices and commitments to realise that objective.

The cross-partisan meeting, which was attended by all the major Governorship and other aspirants from the area was addressed by the Benue State Deputy Governor, Engr. Benson Abounu; immediate past Deputy Governor, Chief Steven Lawani, former Senate President, Chief Ameh Ebute; Chief Patrick Ogbu; Dr. Mathias Oyigeya; Prof. Yakubu Ochefu; Chief Bongos Ikwue; Dr. Sam Abba; Mrs Margaret Oga; amongst other personalities from Zone C.

Earlier, the National Coordinator of BRM, a socio-political organisation leading the agitation for the emergence of a Benue State Governor of Benue South extraction, AVM Monday Morgan (rtd), had called on aspirants into the various positions to remain resolute in their bid to win nominations during their parties’ primaries coming up next year.

He challenged all Zone C stakeholders to be undaunted, united and develop the can-do spirit in order to overcome any challenges ahead of them as individuals and as a nation. He expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the campaign so far and called on the aspirants to continue to build bridges across the other two zones in the state which he said was essential for the emergence of a governor of Benue South extraction.

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