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A group, Afenifere For Collective Transformation has described the Governor of Kogi state, Yahyah Bello as a symbol of hope for Nigerian Youths following how he was being honoured by different groups.
PLATFORM TIMES reports that the Paramount Traditional Ruler of Ekiti state, Owa Ajero of Ijero Kingdom, Oba Joseph Ajewole Adebayo is set to honour the governor with yet another chieftaincy title.
This is the latest among many as he would be installed with the title of Aare Asoludero of Ijero Kingdom and the First Lady, Alhaja Rashida Bello with Yeye Asoludero of Ijero Kingdom, Ekiti state.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the installation is expected to take place on the 21th of May, 2021 at the palace of Owa Ajero of Ijero Kingdom.
According to an official press release from the palace signed by the king himself, the king and his council of chiefs found the governor worthy after a critical assessment of the governor’s administration in Kogi state with references to the state of uncommon infrastructural and economic development which is unprecedented across the country.
The press release revealed that Kogi state has being the most secured and peaceful state in the country despite being surrounded by many troubled states.
The release finally noted that the conferment of the title of Aare Asoludero on the governor is a way to appreciate his good work of giving quality dividend of democracy to his people.
Oba Joseph Ajewole Adebayo added that the title of Aare Asoludero was divine and prophetic as he believes God is ready to use the governor in restoring peace, unity and progress across Nigeria come 2023, having used him for the same purpose in Kogi state.
Reacting to this development, the Afenifere For Collective Transformation pronounced Gov. Bello as the “glory of the youths” in Nigeria.
The group said this in a statement signed by its Director General, Prince Tolu Ajayi and made available to newsmen by the Chief Press Secretary to the DG, comrade Salami Taiwo Ramon.
The group in the statement noted that the honour bestow on the Governor is a reward for his developmental stride in Kogi state.
The statement further reads, “it is in view of this yet another honour in the name of Governor Yahaya Bello that Afenifere For Collective Transformation led by the Director General, Prince Tolu Ajayi congratulates the governor on a new feather added to his cap and also the First Lady for her great contributions to the welfare of children, women and people with disabilities through her foundation, Rashida Bello Foundation.
“The DG Afenifere for Governor Yahaya Bello also pronounced the Governor as the glory of the youths in Nigeria and not just in Kogi.
“DG noted that this is just another milestones among many that are still coming considering the level of quality leadership being displayed by the governor in all sectors of his state.
“As youths, it is our desire to see the peace in Kogi State radiates round the nation and the youths being engaged positively like it is in Kogi State which is why the state never experience the level of youths unrest going on across many states in the country. This we believe would be replicated come 2023 when Governor Yahaya Bello would be sworn in as president Insah Allah.
“It’s on behalf of the Director General of Afenifere For Collective Transformation Prince Tolu Ajayi and the entire members of the movement that we are congratulating our Grand Patron, Governor Yahaya Bello on his coming installation as the Aare Asoludero of Ijero Kingdom and his wife as the Yeye Asoludero. We pray that you continue to resign in leadership Sir.”