The out gone Ijumu local government administrator Alh Taofik Isah has made it known to one of his confidant name withheld that his coming back as the tentative head of Ijumu local government remains unchangeable. His brief appearance at the NUJ area Lokoja where he told his friends that the secret between him and governor Bello is beyond what anyone can tamper. An unconfirmed source states that there is an indication that the let us do more mantra of governor Bello is ready to appoint tentative heads to man the local government councils till when the newly composed KSIEC’s will conduct the council polls. The source confirmed that Taofik Isah who launched a come back campaign is not favoured by zoning arrangement of Ijumu local government. The story is now left for Bello to choose between Ijumu peace and friendship relationship that will throw the entire Ijumu people into pandemonium because of the Taofik’s imposition. Taofik who showed his political allies the call logs on his phone and show his discussion with the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to governor Bello. He said Bello will not dare not returning him because of some top secret between the duo. This statement has sent jittering to the spines of the traditional rulers who remain hellbent on the existing zoning arrangement and the 90% citizens of the local government. Another source on the condition of anonymity indicated that Taofik has struck out a deal with an Ijumu political heavy weight in Abuja who has spent heavily for the people around the governor to convince gov. Bello and the party on returning Taofik as the head of Ijumu local government to perfect his 2023 gubernatorial ambition.
While all the Muslims and Christians in Ijumu local government have declared prayers and fasting for Ijumu peace and unity.