Barrister Natasha Akpoti, gubernatorial candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has named Engr. Khalid Adams Ogbeche, an Information Security Analyst as running mate for the 16th November, 2019 governorship election.
This was announced in a statement by Odaudu Joel Minister, director of media and publicity, Natasha Akpoti Campaign Organization.
He disclosed that Engr. Khalid emerged through a wide-range consultation with relevant SDP stakeholders across the state.
According to the statement, Khalid, an indigene of Ajitata in Ankpa Local Government Area of Kogi State obtained a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical/Electronics Engineering from Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo in 1996.
In his quest to broaden his horizon in engineering, he proceeded for training courses in Electronic Security System Engineering in Israel in 2005; Namibia in 2006, and South Africa in 2007, a period during which he developed and mastered the skill of designing computer security architecture and developing detailed cyber security designs.
Engr. Adams Khalid worked with the Nigeria Police Force (Security and Communications Unit) between 2008 and 2011. He is a Real Estate magnate and the MD/CEO, Rochel Tech Global and Rich Investment & Property Limited.
He was the governorship candidate of the African Renaissance Party (ARP) in 2007.
“Engr. Khalid is a devoted Muslim, unassuming, youthful, a multifacetedly gifted administrator, prudent manager of resources with profound knowledge in business and administration,” the statement said.
“The Natasha/Khalid ticket would stimulate a desirable path to the expected economic development Kogi needs; and the emancipation and rebuilding of Kogi State”