The immediate past Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. (Prince) Matthew Kolawole has eulogized Governor Yahaya Bello for siting the newly established Kogi State University in Kabba, stressing that his action is monumental in that regard.
The former lawmaker disclosed this in a press statement signed by his Special Adviser Media and Publicity, Femi Olugbemi and made available to newsmen in Lokoja.
According to him, he said he has no doubt in his mind that the determination of Governor Yahaya Bello led administration to take the state to another level of developments especially in the educational sector is real and noted that he is a God sent Governor that has come to uplift the living standard of the people.
He noted that Governor Yahaya Bello has continued to ensure fairness, equity and justice in all his actions, pointed out that he was the only one who recognize the three federal constituencies in Kogi West instead of the usual Okun and Lokoja/Koto Karfe, stressing that he has no regrets of joining his government in 2017 as his loyalty has paid off.
He said the people of Okunland shall continue to be grateful for fulfilling their long aged heart desires to have a higher learning institutions within their territory, adding that it is now a win win situation for Yagba and Kabba-Bunu/Ijumu to have both the university and College of Education Technical, promised to continue to be loyal and identify with Governor Yahaya Bello till God calls him home.
He also charged members of the 8th assembly to expedite actions in passing the bill into law without wasting time as it is an opportunity for them to create an indelible records for themselves.
He thanked the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hon Wemi Jones, the Chairman, Technical Committee, Professor Olu Obafemi and other Exco members for a job well done to recommend the existing campus of the Kogi State College of Education Technical, Kabba as take off campus for the university.
He also said that the people of Kabba as the host community will continue to maintain the usual peace and decorum to fast track final take off of the university in Kabba