Governor-Elect of Kogi State, Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo has assured that his administration would consolidate on the achievements of Governor Yahaya Bello to take the state to another level of economic and infrastructure development.
Alhaji Ododo stated this at the Special Thanksgiving Ceremony to mark the end of tenure of Alhaji Taufiq Isah, Chairman of Ijumu Local Government Area and ALGON, Kogi State.
Represented by the State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Hon. Kingsley Femi Fanwo at the occasion , the Governor-Elect said the GYB years has made massive transformation of the Confluence State in the areas of security, education, healthcare , industrialization and women and youth empowerment, assuring that his administration would work hard to continue the “tremendous legacies of GYB”.
“I want to thank the good people of Ijumu Local Government Area for voting for me massively on November 11. You demonstrated your commitment to United, prosperous Kogi State. I also thank you for giving us Alhaji Taufiq Isa who has done so much for the people and for humanity.
“We are coming to ensure massive rural development as well as consolidate the achievements of the GYB administration. Our slogan is Consolidation and Continuity. I worked with GYB and I have a perfect undertaking of where we want our state to be in a couple of years. We thank GYB for being the architect of a new Kogi State”.
Ododo said he is determined to turn the youth to legitimate wealth creators by focusing on the digital economy and deploying their Information Technology knowledge to create wealth and jobs.
While calling on the people to support him to step into the “big show that GYB is leaving behind”, Ododo said that
succeeding a phenomenal leader like GYB is a big task, saying “we are not afraid of making Kogi people proud because we have learnt from the best”