.…appreciates Gov. Bello for positive development in Apata
The Traditional Ruler of Apata in Obajana, Oworo District of Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State, His Royal Highness Oba (Dr.) Fredrick Balogun, has proposed that the Permanent Site of the Nigeria Korea Friendship Institute (NKFI) should be sited at Akpata and pledged hectares of land for the purpose.
Dr. Balogun made the promise while receiving the Rector of the Institute, Mr. Charles Oluwatoyin Williams, and his management team on a courtesy call.
The Royal Father who expressed optimism in the ability of the Institute to nurture highly professional technical and vocational students, reiterated his commitment to seeing to the growth and development of his community.
He assured that his community is serene, peaceful, secured and conducive for academic activities, stressing that Apata would be happy to host such a reputable Institute in its shores.
The Traditional Ruler thanked the Management of NKFI for impacting his community positively through many of his subjects who had previously graduated from the Institute and are currently doing the community proud in their places of work, and pleaded that the Institute should give more admission slots to his subjects.
He noted that with the existence of Obajana Cement factory in the community, it was imperative for indigenes to study more of science, technology and vocational related courses to fit the scheme of highly reputable employment as well as other Industries within and outside the State.
The Monarch commended the Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello for his developmental strides in education and providing the community with a primary and secondary school, praying God to continue to guide and grant him success.
The Rector stressed the need for people to take advantage of the Institute to accrue technological skills that are not available in regular Institutions, noting that such would position them for a greater future.