August 29, 2023
Abuja, Nigeria – Admiral Usman Jibrin, the Accord Party’s candidate governorship candidate in the eagerly awaited Kogi 2023 governorship election, has urged Nigerian authorities to look into a serious incident that happened in Lokoja, Kogi State, two months ago. Concerns regarding the state’s security situation have been raised as a result of the incident, which entailed an assault on Murtala Yakubu Ajaka, a candidate for governor from the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
Admiral Usman Jibrin voiced his great worry about the security situation in Kogi State and denounced the attack on his political opponent Murtala Ajaka during a press conference held in Abuja. The incident, which happened two months ago, was a stark illustration of the terrible status of security in the state.
Admiral Usman Jibrin said in a press conference that the attack on SDP candidate Murtala Ajaka was a direct attack on democracy and national security. In a democracy, such incidents should not be accepted. I demand that the Nigerian government look into this situation carefully and prosecute those responsible. Maintaining democratic values and ensuring the safety of all political candidates are vital.
Admiral Jibrin, who is well-known for his commitment to security and public service, has made security a key component of his campaign. If elected governor, he reaffirmed his commitment to confronting Kogi State’s security issues head-on. “Once I take office as governor, I promise to take urgent action to improve the security situation in the state. All Kogi State residents’ safety and wellbeing must be guaranteed, he said.
Admiral Jibrin also highlighted his grave concerns on the state’s ongoing wave of political assassinations. He emphasized the importance of a safe and peaceful election atmosphere for both candidates and voters.
The request for a comprehensive inquiry into the assault on Murtala Ajaka made by Admiral Usman Jibrin changes the political scene as the Kogi 2023 governorship election approaches. It emphasizes how crucially important security is to maintaining a transparent and free electoral process.
Many Kogi State people who are ready for peace and security in the area share the call for justice and a safer political climate. With security issues gaining center stage in the political conversation, the upcoming weeks look to be crucial in the run-up to the election.
The request for a thorough investigation made by Admiral Usman Jibrin serves as a reminder that the candidates are not just rivals but also defenders of the democratic system and everyone’s safety.