By Amuda Dan Sulaiman Fab
Prince Suleiman Adulkareem Onyekehi, the Focal Person of National Social Investment Programme (NSIP), Kogi State, has eulogised Gov. Yahaya Bello on the occasion of his 48th Birthday celebration.
Onyekehi, who doubles as the Special Adviser to the Governor on Special Projects, in his congratulatory message on Sunday in Lokoja, described the Governor as an “Icon of Honesty, Peace and Development.
The special adviser said the governor deserved to be greatly celebrated for his uncommon patriotism and outstanding performance not just in Kogi but also in Nigeria at large.
He praised the governor for his giant strides in all sectors of the economy of Kogi State as well as his several interventions on national issues which had helped in maintaining and sustaining peaceful coexistence in the nation.
Onyekehi emphasised that the Governor had been able to restore sanity to Kogi politics, as well as uniting the people by entrenching the principle of equity, fairness and justice in the state.
He hailed the governor for making Kogi to become a well secured state where investors had developed keen interest to invest in the economy of the state.
“Your Excellency, the urbanization of Kogi by your Administration through infrastructural developments across all sectors of the state’s economy is unprecedented.
“The industrialisation under your leadership has made so many new industries to spring up and more investors trooping into Kogi State.
“Youth and women empowerment is one significant area that you have made a tremendous landmark through involvement of youth and women in Governance.
“Your massive developments in education and health sectors are remarkable legacies that the history will forever remember you for.
“Under your leadership, Lokoja has been recognised as one of the fastest growing cities in Africa and has made the confluence city an investors’ destination,” he said.
Prince Onyekehi prayed that the Almighty Allah will grant the Governor divine strength to continue to pilot the affairs of Kogi to greater heights.
“Your Excellency, as you celebrate your 48th birthday, on behalf of the management and staff of Kogi NSIP, we wish you long life and prosperity with greater achievements.
“Thank you, Your Excellency for bringing sanity to Kogi Politics. You are indeed an icon of Honesty, Peace and Development,” Onyekehi stated.