Admiral Usman Jibrin Akpabana, the gubernatorial candidate representing the Accord party in the upcoming Kogi State election, has outlined an ambitious agenda during his ongoing political consultations in Dekina local government. With his extensive background as a former Chief of Naval Staff, Jibrin brings a unique perspective to the table.
One of his primary focuses is on infrastructural development. Admiral Jibrin has made a commitment to revamp the road networks in Dekina and Abocho. The promise to reconstruct these roads underscores his dedication to improving the state’s transportation infrastructure, a critical factor in enhancing connectivity and accessibility for the residents.
Furthermore, in a bid to bolster agricultural initiatives and promote education in the region, Admiral Jibrin has proposed the establishment of a College of Agriculture in Abocho. This move is likely to create opportunities for both education and employment within the agricultural sector, potentially boosting the local economy.
In a move that resonates deeply with the populace, Admiral Jibrin also took a strong stance on addressing the issues of unpaid salaries and pensions for civil servants and pensioners. He has assured the people that resolving this matter is his utmost priority and that payments will be made promptly. This commitment demonstrates his concern for the welfare of the state’s workers and retirees, highlighting his understanding of the challenges they face.
Given his significant experience and reputation, Admiral Jibrin stands out as the sole candidate from Kogi East. With his background as a former national military leader, he brings a wealth of leadership skills and a proven track record of service to the table. As the election approaches, it remains to be seen how his proposals and experience will resonate with the electorate and shape the outcome of the Kogi State gubernatorial election.