Continue to be Youth Advocate in Governance, Obasanjo tells Yahaya Bello
Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello today met with former President Olusegun Obasanjo behind closed door.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Bello, Muhammed Onogwu says that the meeting was fruitful.
According to the statement, Chief Obasanjo urged Governor Bello to sustain his efforts in providing security for the state.
The former President noted that the fight against insecurity should be a collective efforts hence the need for governors to involve all stakeholders in provision of adequate security in their states.
While appreciating the Governor for his developmental effort in the state especially in the areas of youth and women inclusion in politics and governance, infrastructure, health and education, Chief Obasanjo charged him to continue to be an advocate for youth involvement in governance.
Responding, Governor Bello thanked former President Obasanjo for his statesman’s roles, fatherly disposition and wealth of wisdom which the young leaders are privileged to tap from.
The statement added that, Governor Bello assured former President Obasanjo that he would not rest in the fight to ensure total safety for people of Kogi state