Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello presents 40 SUVs, others tolawmakers, judges

The Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has presented 40 SUV cars and four Hilux vans to the state’s lawmakers and judges.

He also presented 25 ambulances to local all governments in the state.

The presentation of the vehicles was made on Friday in Lokoja, the state capital.

Bello also presented three brand new firefighting vans to the state’s Fire Service

The Speaker of the House of Assembly, Alhaji Umar Yusuf, got an SUV and two supporting cars while his deputy, the Majority Leader and 22 other members got one each in different classes and brands.

Nine of the cars went to the judiciary for distribution to the benefitting judges of the state.

Presenting the vehicles in a ceremony at the Muhammadu Buhari Square, Lokoja, Bello described the gesture as his way of stimulating performance and rewarding hard work.

Bello tasked the beneficiaries to see the gesture as part of encouragement to them to serve the state better towards its growth and development.

The governor said that out of the 25 ambulances, each of the 21 LGs would have one for their Primary Health Care Centres while three would go to the three Referral Hospitals in the three senatorial districts as well as one to Kogi Specialist Hospital.

Earlier, the Speaker, Yusuf, commended the governor for the show of love and better welfare of the legislators towards enhancing productivity for the growth and development of the state.

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