By: Joshua Adinoyi
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello has been commended for his doggedness at ensuring the State is enlisted as one of the oil producing States and first in Northern Nigeria.
The State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Hon. Salifu Isah Idachaba, gave the commendation while reacting to the payment of 13% Derivative fund received by the State from the Federal Government.
He explained that the purpose driven and visionary Governor Bello has been ensuring that the State get all that is accrued to the State from the National, describing him as a rare leader whose heart is set on all round development.
“Generations to come will again benefit from this milestone achievement and the State in general will witness more development because the 13% derivative fund will be properly channeled for the good of all” he said.
The Culture and Tourism Commissioner called on them to sustain their support for the present administration, stressing that more dividends of democracy will be enjoyed at all levels in the State in view of the Governor‘s commitment towards ensuring the State gain more recognition at all quarters.
On Thursday, 20th October 2022, Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello, during a Meeting of the State Executive Council, announced that the State has received her first payment of 13% Derivative fund from the Federal Government, stressing that with such, the State has officially been named as one of the oil producing States in Nigeria.