By Yahaya Idris, Lokoja.
The Executive Chairman, Kogi State Civil Service Commission, Barr. Muhammed Tanko Musa Osuku has been described as a competent, experienced and detribalised leader who over the years used his good office for the benefits of his people and humanity in general.
The Association of Kogi Concern Youth, AKCY, gave the commendation at his residence on F please friday in Lokoja, the state capital when they conferred him with an award of excellence in recognition of his tireless effort in all the office he has served.
The Award was presented to Him by Mr. Sumaila Sunday on behalf of the group, and said that Barr. Tanko remain a personality to reckoned with as far as Lokoja/Kogi federal constituency is concerned.
Speaking shortly after the event, Chairman Kogi State Civil Service Commission and who is also the recipient, Hon. Barr. Muhammed Tanko Musa Osuku thanked the youths for finding him worthy for the honored.
The legal luminary cum politician appreciated God for using the association within Lokoja/Kogi federal constituency to honored him over the services he has been rendering to his people and beyond.
He lauded the youth organization for their maturity, saying they did it in such away that they do not pretend about making show of it.
“I am very happy and overwhelmed that the group did not rigmarole, quibble or pretentiously present it”.
“They did this with all sense of humility looking at their pedigree of an enchantment of their standing in the society, they look at me as credible and of deserving this award. I want to say I am honored greatly and exceedingly thanked the good people of Kogi State particularly this association for the recognition”.
When asked by Radio Kogi Correspondent, Mr. Agbore Olawole whether the association must have notice one or two things before arriving at this juncture, Barr. Tanko said he has served the good people of Kogi, Koton-Karfe Local Government Area as Administrator for a period of four years pursuant the reappointment by His Excellency, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello as Senior Special Assistant for LG & Chieftaincy for about 8 months and the Governor again find him worthy for yet another appointment the position he is occupy today as the Chairman Kogi State Civil Service Commission.
“It is very rear and difficult for one to see this type of progression, I believed the organizers may have gone into deep research, investigation and saw all these qualities in me as a person before giving me this award.
Barr. Tanko was a former Administrator of Kogi LG, a legal luminary hails from Osuku community in Kogi LG of the State.
Sen. Dino Melaye Felicitate With Former Nigerian Senate President, Saraki, Says Oloye Is 58!
A Chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and immediate past Senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye joined million of Nigerians citizens to celebrate with Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on his 58th birthday anniversary.
Sen. Dino Melaye has described Sen. Saraki as giant bigger than myths and a life being owned by Nigerians.
Dino Melaye in a statement he released on Saturday via his verified facebook page said Dr. Saraki is a man of intellectual strength and moral courage.
“Our adversaries tried to break his soul, they wanted to exterminate any mind they can’t manipulate”.
“But, Saraki emerged in the brutal embrace of tyranny, seared by the savage atmosphere of crude oppression. He was unjustly bullied, yet he robed himself with the authority of morality”.
The statement further stated, “As the most impenetrable darkness is dissipated by a single ray of light, so the army of evil men that assembled against him have been shamed”.
As a result of his epic principle and compatriotism, Saraki is celebrated today as a pre-eminent champion of a peaceful democratic pluralism.
“We have reasons to honor him, because through his impeccable character, his cavalier resolve in pursuing what unites, his sterling leadership acumen and his unshakeable commitment to democratic precepts, he singularly set an exemplary standard for integrity and human development, which will continue to inspire generations around the world”.
Happy birthday to the Distinguished Sen. (Dr) Abubakar Bukola Saraki
Senator Saraki was a two term Governor of Kwara State and a Chieftain of the PDP.
Award Of Excellence 2020: Engineer. (DR.) Dada Adeyanju Ojogiru 1 Bags AEDC Contractor Of The Year Award
…… Promises more philanthropic gesture in the years ahead
By Joshua Adinoyi, Lokoja.
An Award of AEDC Contractor of the Year has been conferred on Engineer (Dr.) Dada Adeyanju popularly called Ojogiri-1.
A Group known as Advocacy for Youth Leadership in Governance, Kogi State, conferred the Award on Ojogiri-1 at this year’s Award of Excellence held in Lokoja.
The Group said Engineer (Dr.) Adeyanju was chosen for the Award in view of his selfless service to the people of his Community.
Reacting to the honor done him, Ojogiri-1, who could not hold back his joy appreciated the Group for finding him worthy of the Award.
“I feel so happy and so elated. In fact, it is good to be good. All the things I have been doing for my immediate Community in the secret, I don’t know it been noticed by the people. This is really great and I am not taking this for granted”
Engineer Dada pointed out that the Award will spur him to do more and commended friends and family members for gracing the occasion.
“This Award has put me on my toes already. I will continue to do what I have been doing before and even double my efforts. The people of Felele Community should be rest assured that in no distant time, they will hear from me positively”
Friends of the Awardee, Mohammed Hadi and Mr. Christopher George, described the Award as well deserved and enjoined Ojogiri-1 to continue in his works.
Engineer Dada Adeyanju who is a native of Are Ekiti, Ekiti State but resident in Lokoja, have been contributing his quota to the development of Felele Community, a development he is expected to sustain in the years ahead.
Obaseki Celebrates Deputy Shuaibu At 51
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has felicitated with his deputy, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu on his 51st birthday.
Obaseki, in a statement, hailed the deputy governor for his unalloyed loyalty to Edo people and unwavering commitment to the vision of making Edo great again.
According to the governor, “I congratulate you my friend and brother on your 51st birthday.
“It is with great joy that I celebrate you today, given our very peculiar and shared experience forged by years of unalloyed loyalty to Edo people to drive our common vision to make Edo great again.
“I wish you strength, wisdom, long life and prosperity. Happy birthday.”
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