The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has congratulated Governor Yahaya Bello for emerging victorious in the November 16, 2019 governorship election in Kogi State.
The state secretary of the organisation, Mr Mohammed Suleiman who made the commendation described Bello’s victory as well deserved.
He called on the governor to use his second term to provide more meaningful development for the state, urging him to embark on programmes and projects that will impact positively on the lives of the people.
Suleiman also lauded the Fulani in the state for trooping out in large numbers on election day and for heeding the directive to vote for Bello, saying that their action contributed immensely to his emergence at the polls.
He also called on all Fulani to remain peaceful and to resist any attempt to be used by aggrieved politicians to disrupt the peace of the state.
He charged the governor to carry along all sections in the distribution of amenities and political appointments in the interest of equity and justice.
The MACBAN scribe appealed to the people of the state to cooperate and support Bello in his efforts to take the state to the next level .
He counseled whoever that is not satisfied with the outcome of the election to seek legal redress instead of resorting to violence.
In the same vein, Kogi State chapter of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) congratulated Bello and his deputy, Chief Edward Onoja, on their victory at the election.
The NMA chairman in the state, Dr Kabiru Zubair, said the NMA was excited about the governor’s reelection because it was an opportunity for him to consolidate on his achievements in the health sector.
‘’The NMA is excited because it is an opportunity for the new direction government to consolidate on the gains attained in the health sector in the last three years 10 months,’’ he said.
He, however, urged the governor to consolidate on the implementation of the primary healthcare and Kogi State health insurance schemes.
The chairman also called on the governor to implement the corrected Consolidated Medical Salary Structure (CONMESS), in order to retain and attract more doctors and other health care workers to the state.