Ahead of the governorship election slated for November in Kogi State, a Labour Party (LP) chieftain, Hon. Nelson Ogohi, has said that the party’s governorship candidate, Barr. Okeme Adejoh, is the man that will transform the Confluence State to a desired destination of all businesses and positive developments.
Ogohi at a media conference yesterday in Abuja, described Adejoh as a home-bred thorough and politician whose governorship ambition is championed by the Obidients and the youths’ movements based on his track record.
Adejoh, who hails from Egume, in Dekina Local Government Council of the state, remains the best man for the job following his emergence as the Labour Party governorship candidate in the just concluded primaries in the state.
According to him, Adejoh also called the ‘Black Diamond’, due to his dark complexion, and understanding of the methods and purpose of adding value to people around him, began his educational life at the L.G.E.A Primary School, Lokogoma, Lokoja, Kogi State, where he obtained his First school Leaving Certificate in 1995.
He also noted that in a nation where good governance and deliverability of the dividends of democracy to the masses, by many political leaders have become elusive, the onus lies on the Kogi State electorates.
He said, “It is for them to take the destiny of their natural resources rich state in their hands and change the narrative come November 2023, by electing people with the prerequisite administrative acumen, histories of creativity, competency and unblemished credentials just like Adejoh.”
Driven by his passion to impact the society positively, Okeme gained admission to study Law at the Kogi State University, Ayingba, where he graduated with good grades in 2006.
Having completed his Nigeria Law School education, at the Lagos Campus, he was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2008.
Between 2008 to 2009, he served as Lecturer II, Department of Legal Studies, Federal Polytechnic, Kaduna during his one-year National Youth Service.
Okeme is widely travelled and has enjoyed a blissful carrier as Lawyer and Solicitor of the Supreme Court, with interests in Corporate Mediation and Negotiations, Criminal and Civil litigation, Debt Recovery, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Property Consultancy, Legal Advisory services, amongst others.