As consultations for the 2023 governorship election continues, one of the contenders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Terver Akase has become the beautiful bride for the race to the Benue people’s House.
A group, Concern Benue indigenes Living in Nasarawa CBILN, have endorsed Terver Akase, the chief press secretary to the Benue state governor Samuel Ortom as their preferred governorship aspirant ahead of the PDP governorship primaries likely to hold late next year.
In a statement, the Coordinator of the group James Agashi and the Secretary Okpanachi Orokpo the CBILN said that Akase was chosen based on his achievements, especially in the area of human capital development.
CBILN said, “Having looked into the antecedents of all governorship aspirants, the group decided to support an aspirant with no biased antecedent and who is interested in the development of Benue state.
“The group decided to pull its strength for the emergence of a candidate who has the experience in dealing with the public, not as a politician, but as a public servant who knows the needs of the masses.”
CBILN said that it chose Akase, the Konshisha born Journalist and a fellow of several professional bodies, because of his antecedent in both the civil and public service.
According to the statement, “Akase knows the masses more, he has related with the people and this gave us the assurance that the CPS can influence physical development and impact the lives of Benue people as he has always done.
The group called on the Incumbent governor, Samuel Ortom to throw his Weight behind Akase who will consolidate on his achievements for the overall development of Benue state.