Kogi State governor, His Excellency Yahaya Bello, CON, formally introduced his successor, Governor-elect Ahmed Usman Ododo, to the august assembly of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) in the vibrant city of Lagos on Tuesday.
The introduction took place at the opulent Lagos State Government House in Marina, serving as the prelude to the governors’ subsequent visit to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s residence in Ikoyi for a Christmas Homage.
In characterizing Ododo as the ‘new luminary’ of the forum, the Chairman of the NGF and Governor of Kwara State, His Excellency Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, extended a warm welcome, expressing heartfelt congratulations on Ododo’s triumph in the November 11 governorship election in Kogi State.
Following the deliberations, the governors, alongside Kogi State Governor-elect Ahmed Usman Ododo, paid a visit to Mr. President for Christmas Homage. This occasion not only witnessed the exchange of pleasantries but also facilitated substantive interactions with the President, delving into discussions that revolved around the paramount issues of national security and the intricacies of the economy.