By Oyigu Onus.
The commercial city of Okene was agog on Friday as mammoth crowd welcome their illustrious son, the Kogi State Accountant General, Alhaji Jibrin Momoh during Friday prayer.
Alhaji Jibrin, a frontline governorship aspirant on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), observed his Juma’at Sallat at the Okene central mosque on Friday.
The crowd which comprised friends, loyalists, fans, relatives and community leaders were found chanting his name as the next governor of the state while dancing with joy amidst melodious traditional music.
A visibly elated Alhaji Jibrin, a trained and experienced accountant whose joy knew no bounds, however appreciated his people for such a wondrous reception and the utmost confidence his people reposed on him.
“Thank you for your prayers. Thank you for believing in me. I am surprised and astonished. What a wonderful reception. I didn’t see this coming. I am vehemently pledging that I will not let you down,” he said.
Alhaji Jibrin, a man of matured dispositions and deep leadership understanding, has been seen by many pundits as a stand-out aspirant that will pick the APC ticket during the party’s governorship primary election slated for April 10th, 2023.