Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has affirmed to the delegation of the Nigerian National Institute of security studies – Executive Intelligence Management Course – 16 (NISS-EIMC), who are on a tour to the State.
Governor Bello who was represented by his Deputy, Edward Onoja commended participants of the Institute for choosing Kogi State for their study, emphasizing that Kogi State remain the most proactive and security-conscious State with Awards to testify to its stability and development in infrastructures, education, healthcare, roads and agriculture.
While pointing out that the numerous achievements in the State would speak volume, he explained that Kogi State holds a leadership status in Areas of security and other critical sectors of the State economy which, according to him, have witnessed positive improvement in policy reforms since the participants last visited the State in 2021.
The Governor assured participants of their safety in the cause of their assignments, noting that the State is committed to making their stay more comfortable than their previous visit.
Head of the delegation and Deputy Commandant, National Institute for Security Studies, Didacus Egbeji, appreciated Governor Bello for accepting participants to tour the state and witness first-hand of his administration’s developmental strides.
Egbeji noted that the delegation’s visit to Kogi State which is similar to other States, was to share knowledge, experience and get acquainted with the developmental strides in the State.
He also indicated that the visit to Kogi state is the second phase of the tour that would also involve states like Akwa Ibom, Delta, Lagos and Oyo state.
The Head of the delegation stressed that their aim was to witness happenings across the Nation, pointing out that the theme for the tour centres around Globalization, Economy and Infrastructural Development in Nigeria and Africa at large.
During the tour, the course participants will be visiting strategic Institutions and places within the State to enable them appreciate Government’s efforts, especially in the areas of security and extensive development.