Kogi LGA: Engr. Bashir Gegu distributes food, cows, rams,
Cash for Eid-El-Kabir.
…..Lauds Governor Bello for supporting Kogi LG in area of peace, security, development.
By Yahaya Idris, Lokoja.
As Muslims across the globe set for this year’s annual Eid-El-Kabir celebration, Kogi state Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources, Engineer Bashir Muhammed Gegu has provided succour to the people for the celebration.
The renowned Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and philanthropist, Engineer Bashir Gegu has on the eve of the festival distributed food items and sacrificial animals like cows, rams including cash amounting to millions of naira.
In his generosity, the Commissioner considered the stakeholders, youths, women and APC stalwarts as major beneficiaries of his benevolence.
Speaking during the distribution of the items, the party chieftain said all hands are not equal and emphasized the need to share available resources to the needy to have a better life during the festive period like others.
According to the Kogi LG political leader, his largesse is aimed at putting smiles on faces of the people and appealed to individuals to use their wealth to strengthened humanity by empowering those in need.
The former governorship aspirant who participated in the 2019 Kogi State Governorship APC primaries vowed to continue to the voiceless using his good offices to touch lives positively.
While congratulating Muslim faithfuls on the commemoration of Eid-El-Kabir celebration slated for tomorrow 28th June, 2023, the Gegu-born political leader assured the people of Kogi LG of Governor Yahaya Bello’s continued support even as he said Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo is the anointed candidate of the Governor and should be supported by all.
The Commissioner specifically thanked Governor Yahaya Bello for his excellent leadership style at ensuring equal distribution of wealth geared towards developing the State.
He described the Governor as a man of his words and rare political leader, whose leadership style remained unequalled compared to previous ones.
Gegu recalled how the Governor came to the rescue of the people of Kogi LG people especially when kidnapping, banditry and other criminal activities that almost consumed the people.
Similarly, some beneficiaries have appreciated the political leader for his kindness towards them and assured of continued support and loyalty.
Among the items shared were bags of rice, Rams, Cows and cash worth millions of naira across Kogi LGA of the State.