Kogi: Obasanjo engages Bello on security

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FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo has commended Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi for providing security, good governance, and infrastructure building in the state.

  Disclosing this in a statement yesterday in Abuja, the Chief Press Secretary to Kogi State governor, Mohammed Onogwu, quoted Obasanjo as making the commendation when he met with the governor in Abuja; adding that the former president urged him to sustain the efforts.

  According to the statement, Obasanjo, while commending Mr. Bello for successfully tackling insecurity, said Kogi was central to the nation’s development.

  He urged the governor to sustain his efforts in providing security for his state, noting that Kogi was central to the nation’s peace and development.

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  The former president noted that the fight against insecurity should have everybody on board, stressing that governors should involve everyone to ensure insecurity is curtailed in Nigeria.

  Obasanjo urged the governor to continue to be an advocate for youths’ involvement in governance.

Responding, Bello thanked the former president for his statesman’s role, fatherly disposition, and wealth of wisdom which young leaders are privileged to tap from.

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