Kogi State Governor, His Excellency Yahaya Bello, CON, welcomed Senator Attai Aidoko Ali at his Abuja residence on Saturday.
During the meeting, Governor Bello warmly received the longest-serving national legislator from Kogi State.
Senator Aidoko, who spent sixteen years in the National Assembly, commended Governor Yahaya Bello for his remarkable development initiatives in Kogi State. Aidoko specifically praised the governor for the rehabilitation of the Ibana-Okpo-Igakeje-Emonyoku-Ogugu road, Ogugu erosion control, Inele-Adumu-Ogugu and other projects in his local government council, emphasizing its significance for the agrarian communities in the area.
Furthermore, Aidoko applauded the governor for improving security in the state, which was previously unstable. He acknowledged the governor’s efforts in establishing a robust security architecture and praised his bravery and commitment to ensuring peace for the citizens.
Aidoko also lauded the governor and the All Progressives Congress for the recent primary election, which resulted in the selection of Ododo Ahmed Usman as the party’s candidate for the Kogi 2023 governorship election.
Regarding his support for Ododo, Aidoko expressed the belief that the state requires a leader who can consolidate on uniting different ethnic groups, building bridges, and delivering democratic dividends to the people. He stated that Ododo has demonstrated these qualities through his humility and compassionate nature.
Senator Attai Aidoko served eight years in the House of Representatives and an additional eight years in the Senate on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, making him the longest-serving legislator from Kogi State.
Chief Press Secretariat to the Governor