By: Joshua Adinoyi
Kogi State Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources, Engr. Abubakar Mohammed Bashir (Bashir Gegu) has been praised for his sterling leadership qualities since his assumption of Office.
Political leaders, friends and other well-wishers, gave the commendation while celebrating with the Commissioner at the Lokoja Club 1901 on the occasion of his 43rd Birthday.
Hon. Dansabe pointed out his years of working with Engr. Bashir Gegu has made him to know more about the celebrant’s passion for the development of his Community and his commitment in all ramifications.
He commended the Engr. Bashir Gegu for always staying true to all courses that concerns their Boss, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello, describing him as a GYB Loyalist of great repute.
The All Progressives Congress APC House of Representatives Candidate for Lokoja – Kogi Federal Constituency in the 2023 General Elections, Hon. Danladi Suleiman Aguye, described Engr. Bashir Gegu as a dependable and visionary ally who is supper committed to issues that will bring about meaningful development.
On his part, Mallam Abdulmalik Suleiman, Chief Security Officer to Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello, explained that Engr. Bashir Gegu is a rare individual whose commitment to the New Direction Administration has been unflinching.
“I assure you that this is just the beginning, greater things will yet come to you in good health and peace of mind, God will take you to greater heights and we will continue to celebrate victories in the years ahead” he said.
Another close ally of the celebrant, Hon. Adamu Rilwan Bala-Ete, who is the Senior Special Assistant on Special Duties to Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello, described Engr. Bashir Gegu as a sincere and humble fellow who takes pleasure in seeing others progress.
Also speaking, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Population and Data Collection, Abdullahi Idowu Suleiman, described Engr. Abubakar Mohammed Bashir (Bashir Gegu) as a true brother, leader and a mentor who is always out to cater for his people.
Hon. Idowu noted that the celebrant mean well for everyone that come his way, stressing that Kogi Local Government Area has been witnessing unprecedented development following Engr. Bashir Gegu’s ability to woo government’s attention to the Area.
Others in their remarks were of the opinion that the Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources has been wiping tears from the faces of many, praying Allah to continue to guide him in all his endeavors.
The event featured cutting of birthday cake, gift presentation, dance, music, merriment, among others.