Kogi Central: Engr. Ohere’s victory at APC Senatorial Primaries did not come as a surprise – Jide Otitoju
A Veteran Journalist, Jide Otitoju has described the victory of Engr Abubakar Ohere as the flagbearer of the APC for Kogi Central Senatorial District as not a surprise.
Otitoju made the disclosure at yesterday’s TVC programme Journalists Hangout, said it has only pleased God to elevate him by picking the Senate ticket of the APC in Kogi Central Senatorial District.
The veteran Journalist described Engr. Abubakar Ohere as one of the very few stars in the administration of Governor Yahaya Bello’s administration and commended him for his outstanding performances within the short time he served as Commissioner for Works and Housing.
The Journalist who praised the governor for his remarkable achievements , noted that within the short period in his second term he was able to commenced the construction of overhead bridge in Lokoja and the massive infrastructure development ongoing in the Confluence University of Science and Technology, Osara.
Otitoju explained that presently about 23 buildings including the Senate building is ongoing in CUSTECH and also praised him for the ongoing Lokoja and Okene township roads that are all ongoing.
He added that under Engr. Ohere, the Okene and Lokoja Specialists as well as the Teaching Hospitals in Anyigba are nearing delivery, said the Commissioner would be missed greatly in the Governor Bello’s administration with a capable replacement very hard to come by.
The Journalist praised Engr. Ohere for making the second term achievements of the present administration possible, wondered how Gov. Bello will cope now that Engr. Ohere is going to the Senate.
While pointing out that he is not surprised that Engr Abubakar Ohere won the Senate ticket in Kogi Central, the veteran journalist said having his replacement in the Works and Housing ministry would be a very tough task.
“The outstanding performances of the Works and Housing Commissioner, has led to the ramping up of projects by the present administration and his good works has pleased God to elevate him” he said .
The Journalist noted that his desire for the Governor Bello’s administration to leave lasting legacies are what drives the former Works and Housing Commissioner to make the desired impact and expressed optimism that with the contending forces that is not too strong in Kogi Central Senatorial District, Engr. Abubakar Ohere would emerge victorious at the general election.