Kogi @ 31: Andrew Onu Adama Fete Gov. Bello, Citizens
As Kogi state joins its eight other counterparts created in August twenty-seven nineteen ninety-one by the then military administration of General Ibrahim Babangida to mark her thirty-first anniversary of creation, an illustrious son of the Igala kingdom, Hon. Andrew Onu Adama has felicitated with Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello and the generality of the people of the state
Hon. Onu Adama who is also a loyalist of the governing party, All Progressives Congress, an Abuja-based business magnate, and an eminent son from Dekina local government area, in a message of felicitation to the citizens of the state which was made available to Globaltimesnigeria.com in Lokoja said its creation far back thirty-one year ago is a dream come through for the inhabitants of the old Kabba province.
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Hon. Onu Adama who took a clinical assessment of the leaders who were privileged to steer the ship of the state since its creation from retired colonel Zakari Mohammed as the first military administrator and up to the present administration of Governor Yahaya Bello admitted that the hope of the people was restored and rekindled despite of nadir of challenges with the creation of the confluence state.
He acknowledged the immeasurable inroads of past and present leaders made in the establishment of durable and endurable infrastructural development projects ranging from Universities, State of the art health care facilities, good road networks, advancement in primary and secondary schools, and construction of housing estates which spanned across the lengths and breaths of the emerging solid minerals and oil-producing rich state.
Hon. Andrew Onu Adama who attributed the tremendous and gargantuan achievements the state and its citizens had recorded and witnessed during the period under review traced it to the peaceful co-existence of the multi-ethnic tribes that decided to co-habit peacefully.
The Dekina born philanthropist and humanist further admonished the citizens to foster Peaceful living with one another, support government policies and programs, and contribute their little quotas to the socio-economic growth and development of the state.
‘‘As we commemorate the thirty-first anniversary of the creation of our beloved Kogi state all hands must be desk to work together as one people with one destiny to catapult our father’s land to an eldorado of sustainable growth and advancement’. Onu further quipped.