Kogi Community appreciates Kogi Poly Rector, Ogbo Usman for providing borehole, block of classrooms.
By Yahaya Idris, Lokoja.
The entire community of Angwa-Ogebe in Ankpa Local Government Area of Kogi State was thrown into jubilation following commissioning of a motorized borehole, block of classrooms facilitated by the Rector Kogi state Polytechnic in collaboration with the Kogi state Community Social Development Agency (KGCSDA).
The community will continue to have a feel of dividends of democracy under Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello administration, beginning with as two projects were commissioned in the community by Kogi State Community Social Development Agency (KGCSDA).
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The two projects which are a Block of Classroom for L.E.A Primary School, Angwa-Ogebe and a Motorized Borehole were commissioned on Sunday, 23rd October, 2022, and facilitated by the Rector of Kogi State Polytechnic, Dr. Salisu Ogbo Usman
Both projects were flagged off on Friday 24th June, 2022, and they cost the sum of N14, 985, 925, and commissioned on Sunday.
The General Manager, Kogi State Community and Social Development Agency (KGCSDA), Alhaji Dauda Momoh, in his remark appreciated the people of Angwa-Ogebe for their cooperation and support which led to the completion of the projects.
Alhaji Momoh who commended the facilitator of the projects, Dr. Salisu Ogbo Usman for his continuous willingness to give back to his immediate community assured that more development from KGCSDA will come to the area.
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He stressed that the wellbeing of women in the community would be taken into consideration in the next projects to be allocated to the community.
While assuring the people of Angwa-Ogwebe of more government’s presence, Alhaji Momoh charged them to always pray and support Dr. Usman as he brings more opportunities to the community.
Earlier, the Youth Chairman of Angwa-Ogebe community, Mallam Wahab Danbala, said Dr. Usman is a blessing to the community as he is always interested in the wellbeing of the people.
Mallam Danbala disclosed that many others have been working with the government but none has done much as Dr. Usman in terms of providing job opportunities, community and human development in Angwa-Ogebe and Ankpa Local Government area as a whole.
While praying God to always bless the facilitator of the commissioned projects, Mallam Danbala assured him of continuous support from youths, women and others in the area.
A press statement credited to Uredo Omale,
Head, Public Relations and Protocol Unit. Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, said the facilitator of the motorized borehole and a block of classroom to the Angwa-Ogebe community, Dr. Salisu Ogbo Usman told the gathering that the projects are parts of his little ways of appreciating the people of his area for their prayers and support as well as his initiative aimed at bringing the New Direction benefits closer to the area.
Dr. Usman who is also the Rector of Kogi State Polytechnic said the administration of Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello is all about human and community development just as he called on people in the area not to relent in their support for all government programmes so as to attract more benefits.
He also promised them that he would always be a good ambassador of Angwa-Ogebe and Ankpa Local Government Area anywhere he found himself.
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Other dignitaries at the commissioning of the projects are the Provost, Kogi State College of Education, Ankpa, Dr. Mohammed Kabir Ibrahim, Director of Works and Services of Kogi State Polytechnic, Engr. Abdullahi Adamu Ayni, Dean, School of Management Studies of the Polytechnic, Dr. Joel Akowe, Acting Director, Information Technology and Resource Centre, Mr. Rock Adeiza, among others.