Gov. Yahaya Bello : An harbinger of change in Kogi State

Gov. Yahaya Bello : An  harbinger of change in Kogi State

*** A testimony of Hon. Moses Olorunleke

The Executive Chairman of Kabba-Bunu local government, Hon. Moses Olorunleke has described His Excellency, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello, the Executive governor of Kogi State as an outstanding, enigmatic and examplary Nigerian leader and an harbinger of change to the state.

In his words, Hon Olorunleke described His Excellency as a quintessential contemporary leader, who has broken the jinx of tribal jingoism, Religious intolerance, nepotism, and other isms and skisms thus contributing heavily to the evolution of true democracy in kogi state and Nigeria at large.

“As an advocate of positive Change , he has blazed the trail in bringing  standards to Nigeria political leadership landscape for others to follow”.

“As A proactive, Youthful , Visionary, God fearing and futuristic leader, he didn’t only foresee and warn timely against the politics of Covid 19 ( The Glorified Malaria ) and it’s Economic effect(hunger and Protest) of locking down the country’s Economy) that is still at revamping stage because of a disease that has 99.9% recovery chances but also stood his ground despite all pressures ,thus, making Kogi A Covid -19 free, Endsars protest Free and the fastest growing economy in Nigeria”

“Through your dynamic and purposeful leadership template, we have women occupy strategic and enviable positions that was hitherto reserved for men alone. We have women as Secretary to the state Government, Head of service, Commissioner in your cabinet, special advisers, Vice chairpersons in the 21 local government Council areas and all Council leaders at the legislative arm of the council”.

“it is an eloquent testimony of your exceptional service to kogites, especially in building walls of peaceful coexist and unity across board, leaving no one behind”.


Your Excellency Sir, your determination and a sense of purpose routed out criminals and criminalities across the length and breath of the state, which earned him the inspector General of police award of the most conscious security Governor.
insecurity in the state was at the apex. Robbery and kidnapping were perpetrated with reckless abandoned.

Today, Governor yahaya Bello has changed the security narratives by taking the bull by the horn in the following:

Recruitment of local Hunters with full amulet

He provide over 200 utility vehicles for security patrol against criminal activities in the State while over 500 motorcycles were provided for security operations to allow security agents access to the hinterlands where most of the heinous crimes are committed. Statistically, criminal activities in the state dropped by over 92 per cent complemented by the zero tolerance of the Governor towards any forms of criminality and his insistence on not negotiating with Bandits.


I also noted with satisfaction the performance of the Governor on rural infrastructural like electrification, water supply and road Constructions, citing the general lighting of the Eastern Senatorial district of the state.


In Educational Sector, your landmark achievements during the period under review had been phenomenal.

Your aggressive step in the establishment of confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH), Osara, the upgrading of School of Agriculture, Ochaja, from Certificate to Diploma Awarding Institution, and Governments policies from basic to tertiary among others are unprecedented in the history of Kogi State.

Your inestimable loyalty to your political Father and Mentor: President Muhamadu Buhari, and absolute loyalty to the great party
A P C and the dedication to constitutional duties as the Chief Security officer of the State earned you National and International Awards and accolades as the Best Governor of year 2018 and 2019 on security matter which translated into rating the State as second most peaceful state in Nigeria after Osun and 1st in The North Central

To many political Giants , GYB is a leader of substance whose ground breaking strides within 6 yrs will for ever remain indelible in the anal of world political and leadership history.

Governor yahaya Bello is a Strategist and philanthropists, who has blazed the trail in bringing  standards to politics in Kogi state, as his reach has transformed thousands of underprivileged persons with access to a better life irrespective of tribe, religion and districts. I HON. MOSES OLORUNLEKE, THE EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF KABBA BUNU LG is a living testimony to this.

His relationship with grassroots among the Youths, Women Elder Statesmen a gave him a very strong clout in the many party’s electoral success within and outside the State.

Gov Yahaya Adoza Bello has within the past 6 years of being in the public spotlight shown that his brand of politics is not defined by any tribal chauvinism or religious imperial

He has stood out boldly and championed unbiased views that is not only acknowledged and reflects the growing tensions in parts of the state before his emergence as the Executive Governor of Kogi state , he proffered practical solutions to the diversity through his EBIGO AGENDA which centres on unity in diversity

The bridge builder and an Icon of the contemporary politics.

We shall celebrate your name comes 2023 as HE. PYB” he said.

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