In a significant development today, Mubarak Abuche Musa Oje’kuma’yareju, a prominent figure in Kogi State politics, has officially announced his withdrawal from the gubernatorial race. This announcement follows a recent ruling by the Appeal Court regarding his candidacy.
Addressing the media and the people of Kogi State, Oje’kuma’yareju expressed his heartfelt gratitude for his immense support throughout his journey towards the Governorship. He acknowledged the challenges that have marked this path and commended the unwavering support of the public.
Oje’kuma’yareju’s decision to step down from the race is not taken lightly. He emphasized his enduring commitment to the welfare of the people of Kogi State, who have long endured issues such as delayed or incomplete salary payments, crumbling infrastructure, and a general sense of despair.
While withdrawing his candidacy, Oje’kuma’yareju appealed to the citizens of Kogi State to unite behind the candidate who genuinely represents the state’s best interests. He called for the setting aside of differences to work collectively for the state’s greater good, emphasizing that together, they can overcome the persistent challenges that have hindered progress.
Addressing his party members and loyal supporters, Oje’kuma’yareju encouraged them to remain resolute and committed to their shared cause. He acknowledged their dedication as the driving force behind the campaign and assured them their efforts were not in vain. Although he may be stepping back from the race, he affirmed that the fight for a better Kogi State will continue.
Oje’kuma’yareju expressed his belief in a brighter future for Kogi State when its residents come together with a shared goal of progress, development, and prosperity. He thanked everyone for their support and hoped for a flourishing future under the leadership of those who genuinely prioritize the state’s welfare.