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Yahaya Bello’s exceptional achievements rejigged Kogi’s economy – NIA DG



The Director-General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Amb. Ahmed Abubakar, says Kogi is more prosperous and transformed due to Gov. Yahaya Bello’s exceptional achievements.

Abubakar made the remarks in a letter, titled: “Acknowledging Your Remarkable Achievements as Governor”, in Lokoja on Monday.

“It’s a fact that your exceptional achievements rejigged Kogi’s economy, hence my wish to write and congratulate you on your notable strides since assumption of office as governor in 2016.

“Your various infrastructural projects has opened up the state as one of Nigeria’s main trade routes.”

The NIA boss also lauded the Kogi chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for winning the just concluded governorship election in the state.

He said that Bello was leaving the North Central state more prosperous, developed and transformed as seen in his infrastructural projects such as renovation of the Okene Reference hospital and the establishment of Omi Rice Farm.

According to him, Bello’s enhanced public services and facilities, has added value to agricultural production and rejigged Kogi’s economy.

“As your tenure as governor of Kogi draws to a close, I write to congratulate you and acknowledge the notable achievements of your administration during your two tenures as governor since you assumed office in 2016.

“I will also like to congratulate you and the Kogi chapter of the APC for winning the just concluded gubernatorial election.

“During your time as governor of Kogi, the various infrastructural projects undertaken by your administration have significantly improved the state’s connectivity and accessibility as one of Nigeria’s main trade routes from the West and South to Northern parts of the country.

“The renovation of the Okene Reference hospital is a testament to your dedication to enhancing public services and facilities.

“Similarly, the establishment of Omi Rice Farm, one of the largest in Nigeria, is a clear demonstration of your administration’s commitment to adding value to agricultural production.

“As you conclude your tenure and begin another chapter in your political career, I wish you success in your future endeavours, while enjoying more quality time with your beloved family.”

Thompson Yamput

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