Kogi: Gov. Bello approves completion of Oguma-Sheria bridge in Bassa Local Government Area.
The Executive Governor of Kogi State Alh. Yahaya Adoza Bello has approved the urgent completion of the long abandoned Oguma-sheria bridge in Bassa Local Government Area with immediate effect.
Hon Alhassan Salisu Adakeke
It was gathered that contractors is to be mobilized to site, to commence work, at non stop speed.
The Special Adviser to the Governor of Kogi State on Primary Health Care, Hon Alhassan Salisu Adakeke announced , Governor Yahaya Bello’s magnanimous gesture at a parlay with critical stakeholders of the Local Government area, in Gboloko which witnessed thousands of Socialism Democratic Party, (SDP), People’s Democratic Party, (PDP) and other opposition Parties members decamping to the ruling All Progressive Congress, (APC).
He lauded the kind gesture of Governor Bello for approving the completion of the bridge which has been abandoned for decades stressing that, previous administration has used the project to campaign without do anything to cushion the suffering of Bassa People.
While praising the gigantic achievement of the present administration on behalf of Bassa People in Kogi State, the Adviser said the Governor’s promising attention for the urgent completion of the bridge is a welcome development adding that, it will boost the social economic activities of Bassa Local Government Area of Kogi State and improved their livelihood in the years to come.
The newly appointed Adviser however, used the opportunity to appeal for a quick return of the displaced people in Bassa Local Government in a bid for them to exercise their franchise by voting massively for the APC Governorship Candidate Alh.Usman Ododo.
Speaking on behalf of the newly decampees, a former Executive Chairman of Bassa Local Government Hon Musa Yakubu (alias Foundation) noted that, they were persuaded to join the APC because of the excellent attention the present administration has given the local government Area since 2016.
Hon Yakubu further noted that the peace initiative undertaken by Governor’s new direction interest and investments in the local government area, was satisfactorily pleasant and should be supported by all and sundry.
The former Chairman enphacized that, the transition from Governor Bello to Alhaji. Usman Ahmed Ododo, the APC gubernatorial candidate for November 11th Governorship election is divine.
According to him, decampees wish to be part of the history for the peaceful return of all displaced people and the election of the APC candidate, Alh Usman Ododo to Lugard house.
” We are Decamping en-mass to reciprocate the good gesture of the People’s Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello to Bassa Local Government. We are indeed impressed with his efforts to return peace to troubled areas and his achievement in more than seven years across the three Senatorial District of Kogi State.
” On behalf of my colleagues who are decamping today, we will reciprocate this kind gesture through the ballot by voting massively for APC come November 11th 2023. There is no going back for the victory of Ododo/Joel in November” he stated.
Prominent personalities who were on ground for the decamping ceremony includes Hajiya Hadiza Ibrahim, the Zonal PDP woman leader (East), Hon Muhammed Umar, a grassroots mobilizer and Mrs Gloria Ategbe former supervisor and councillor respectively of Bassa Local Government area amongst others.