… promise to empower 105,000 women in Kogi
By Ibrahim Obansa, Lokoja
Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has called on Nigerians to be patient with president Mohammadu Buhari as he battles to fix the country’s ailing economy and security challenges, just as he said to fewer than one hundred and five thousand women will be empowered by his administration in the next few months.
The governor stated this on Tuesday after the Eid- Kabir prayer in his Okene country home, as part of his Sallah message to the people of the state. .
The Governor noted that the president has demonstrated uncommon ability in tackling the nations economic transformation in the last one year.
“The National Bureau of Statistic record shows that the economy of the country is growing on daily basis, so Mr President is doing a good job.” The Governor maintained .
According to him, “we are doing our best in Kogi state to make sure that we secure the lives and property of the people through continuous provision of security surveillance”.
The Governor expressed confidence that President Buhari will win for another four years term because “Nigerians believed in him and it is evident in the conduct of all the bye election in the country recently”.
Governor Bello also disclosed that a total of 105, 000 women will be empowered under his government empowerment program designed to lift the state out of poverty.
Speaking earlier, the Ohinoyi of Ebiraland, Alhaji Dr Ado Ibrahim commended the giant stride of the governor in his effort at transforming the state.
He particularly hailed governor Bello’s security which he said has restored sanity to the area, urging him not to relent.
He called on the people to continue to support the governor in the maintenance of peace, stressing that no meaningful development can take place in an atmosphere of rancour.