Libertynews Kogi guber: Youths call on Tim Diche to run
A high calibre philanthropist and former commissioner of Agriculture and natural resources, Dr Tim Diche s has been called upon to come out and contest the November 11 governorship election in kogi state.
Addressing newsmen in lokoja on Thursday ,the youths in their thousands who came from all the three senatorial districts of the state said they have decided to call on Dr Diche to contest for the plum job due to his public track records and his successful private life.
The youths who came under the aegis of ‘ Kogi Youths for Tim Diche ‘ said Diche was one of the best Commissioners the state ever had due to what they call his unprecedented achievements in the agriculture ministry as he brought succour to farmers while his period witnessed one of the most bumpy harvests for the state not forgetting 2, Billion naira loan from CBN farmers to establish Kogi State College of Agriculture in Bassa Local Government Area Kogi Micro Agricultural Finance Bank in the 21 LGA, Improve Fishing pond,Catle range in the three senatorial district of the state , 500 tractors to farmers the man Diche is a house hold name in the politics of the state.
The spoke man of the youths, Comrade Ovurevu Ohize also described Dr Diche, as team player who was very loyal to governor Yahaya Bello while in office and outside of office, and a man that is selfless, non controversial and a well acceptable to all the segments of the state.
The youths who came in different banners said having performed outstandingly well, governor Bello needs to hand over power to somebody that is loyal, trust worthy and a goal getter who will build on his achievements saying that person is Dr Tim Diche .
In their words” We the youths of the 21 local government areas of Kogi state have held series of meetings where we did critical scrutiny of those that are likely to succeed governor Yahaya Bello after successfully completing his tenure by January 2024 and we have found out that out all the people considered , Dr Tim Diche stands shoulder high above them
” That is why we decided to sponsor ourselves to this place to call on well meaning people of Kogi state to call on this successful entrepreneur, intellectual giant and a detribalized gentle- hearted kogite to please come out to contest for the governorship post
” And we are ready to go round all the nooks and crannies of the state to mobilize support for him . For your information, the youths that are gathered here are youths that cuts across all the political parties, we are only be guilded by those who have capacity to govern the state, and Dr Tim Diche is the man” they said