By Jesse Oche
Hon. Pastor Gabriel O. Obekpa has emerged as chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Ogbadibo LGA of Benue State.
Obekpa was at the Congress held yesterday in Otukpa, the headquarters of Ogbadibo.
IDOMA VOICE gathered that Obekpa was endorsed by all the party chieftains, stakeholders, elders, members and all supporters of the party from across the three districts of the council.
An eyewitness, Okwori Onaji reports that one of the major contenders, Andrew Ocheme, otherwise known as Dangote had earlier stepped down for Obekpa before the election commenced.
Shortly after his endorsement and adoption, Obekpa and his other exco members were hosted by Chief Johnson I. Agada at his residence in EFUGO Otukpa.
He assured them of his prompt support and he also urge the newly elected excos to do all in their best, what will promote the party.
Other exco members who emerged along with Pastor Gabriel are Hon Okenyi Jacob as youth leader, Hon Ogira Sunday secretary etc.