April 16, 2024

Sen. Adeyemi Congratulates Gov. Bello, Kogi West People Over New University

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By Abubakar S. H

The three term Senator, Smart Adeyemi has applauded Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State over his decision to site the new university in Kabba.

Adeyemi , who gave the commendation in a statement issued recently congratulated the people of Kogi West and the entire people of Kogi State over the new university.

Sen. Smart Adeyemi, who represented Kogi West senatorial district in the Senate three times said it is heart warming that the University is sited in Kabba, the headquarters of Kogi West Senatorial District.

He described the proposed Kogi State University, Kabba, as a welcome development.

Adeyemi further said that he will continue to push for the upgrade of the campus of the Ahmadu Bello University College Of Agriculture to a full fledge university.

Senator Adeyemi statement reads thus; “This is to commend His Excellency, Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello for siting the proposed University in Kogi West District.

“There is no doubt that Education is a catalyst for economic development.

“Fortunately, the people of Kogi West are well known to be lovers of Education and this is evident in the large number of professors and associate professors from our Area.

“As at the last count, we recorded about two hundred and eighty six professors and about twenty five associate professors, some of whom will be ready to come and contribute their quota towards the growth of the University.

“It is therefore heart warming that the University is sited in Kabba, the headquarters of Kogi West Senatorial District.

“As a Senator who was privileged to serve kogi West for three terms, I will be delighted to support any effort towards improving the well-being and Educational development of our people.

“While many would have perhaps welcomed the idea had it come three to four years ago, my answer has always remained that it is better late than never.

“This has been the desire of our people and those of us who have been the vanguard for the ABU College of Agriculture, Kabba to a full fledged University, the proposed Kogi state University is a welcome development while we continue to await the upgrade.

“It is my understanding that Politics must be without bitterness but primarily about equity, fairness, justice and inclusiveness of all components.

“On this premise, what the Governor has done must be seen as a demonstration of his willingness to leave a landmark achievement in the area of Education.

“In this Case, I hereby congratulate Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello, the good people of Kogi West and the entire people of Kogi State.”

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