From Tunde Rahman, Lokoja
As part of his developmental programs for Kogi state, Governor Yahaya Bello has commissioned the recently completed Okene– Kuroko-Ehika-Ikaturu-Itakpe roads, assuring that his second term would witness more of such infrastructural boost
The Commissioning took place on Monday as the GYB/CEDO 2019 gubernatorial campaign train rallied in Okene.
During the commissioning, he affirmed that the roads would boost economic activities immensely within the area and would also ease transportation of goods, products and services.
He pointed out that the New Direction Government have made efforts to ensure that every part of the state benefited from its infrastructural plans.
He thanked the people of Okene for their continued massive support for his administration noting that they would not be disappointed.
In a courtesy call on the Ohinoyi of Ebira Kingdom, HRM Alhaji Dr Ado Ibrahim CON, the governor noted that his administration has made modest achievements stressing that the campaign train was in Okene to canvass for the people’s votes.
He mentioned that elections was not war and that his administration would fight anyone who wanted to cause insecurity using the forthcoming elections as a platform.
The traditional ruler in his address asserted that the Governor was in his home and affirmed that he would emerge victorious in the Saturday polls.
The Ohinoyi thanked God for the existing peace and unity in the state, noting that the State’s Deputy Governor, Honourable Edward Onoja was a worthy son of Ebira land, who has proven his critics wrong over time.
HRM Dr. Ado Ibrahim also conveyed to the Governor best wishes from the Sultan of Sokoto, Emir of Zauzau, the Etsu Nupe and other well-meaning traditional rulers in the country.
The Ohinoyi pointed out that Governor Bello would come back wiser and well equipped with more experience in his second term to deliver suitable governance to the people of the state.