Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has clocked unbroken seven years of purposeful leadership.
Appraising his performance for the last years, Kogi state wing of the Nigeria Union Teachers (NUT) in a message of felicitation to the governor, his new direction team and the good people of the state which was signed by the state chairman of the union, Comrade (Elder) Joel Oyibo Salifu and made available to media practitioners in Lokoja said the last seven years has been eventful, impactful and restorative despite of challenges.
While congratulating the first citizen of the state on the hilarious occasion of his uninterrupted and watershed administration in the last seven years, Comrade Joel Oyibo posited that Governor Yahaya Bello’s perculiar approach and perpetual pursuit to fast track peace, unity and development of the multi ethnic and multi religious groups of the state has earned him an appellation of pragmatic leader and has made it to outmatched all forms of insecurity threats in and around the state.
He mentioned other pro-people projects which includes the construction of several multi billion road projects spanning the three Senatorial districts of the state, building of a world class reference hospitals spread across the state, building of superlative and qualitative primaries, secondary and a University.
The state union leader equally outlined other unarguable and undeniable areas of the governor’s gargantuan hallmarks during the period under focused to include the repairing of several erosion sites, Procurement and distribution of agriculture implements, provision of affordable health care facilites to hospitals and the construction of the first ever flyover and the PMB public Square in Lokoja.
In the area of human resource management and development, he observed that Governor Yahaya Bello has been able to uplift the moral of workers and the senior citizens of the state by regularly paying their monthly salary, pension and other emoluments attesting that the commencement of the implementation of promotion of salary to workers deserved commendation
Comrade Joel Oyibo hinted that all these aforementioned inroads of the Governor within the period under focused are geared towards unlocking citizen’s potential for greatness by securing the enabling environment for legitimate enterprises to thrive and placed its on the pedestal of balance and sustainable socio-economic advancement.
Comrade Joel Oyibo appealed to the state governor to extend his administration’s similar kind gesture to the primary School teachers as part of his legacy before the expiration of his tenure.
He acknowledged the significant roles of the state deputy governor, Chief Edward Onoja, governor’s Chief of Staff, Pharm. Asuku Jamiu, commissioners education and local government and chieftain affairs, Wemi Joes and Barr. Salami Dadat Ogizi, Auditor General of kogi State, Alh.Yakubu Y Okala, Auditor General of local government, Alh.Ododo and the chairman state University basic education board, Comrade Suleiman Ndalayi Abdullahi for their support to the governor.
Comrade (Elder) prayed God to continued to guide, protect and give the Governor more wisdom, sound health, renewed strength and vigour in the onerous task to building a Strong kogi state for the present and future generations