Kogi: Okun People Congratulate Gov Ododo, Pledge Unflinching Support

Sunday Okobi

The people of Okun in Kogi State, through their foremost group, the Omo Okun Liberty Association (OOLA), have congratulated the newly inaugurated state Governor, Alhaji Ahmed Ododo, and his Deputy, Joel Salifu, on their assumption of office.

In a statement issued, signed, and made available yesterday to THISDAY by the association General Secretary, Olufemi Peters, to express delight over Ododo’s swearing-in, the group Chairman, Chief Akere Amos Owoniyi, vowed to give their all to see the governor succeed in office.

The Okun group leader noted in the statement that the fifth governor of Kogi State has kick-started his service to the people of the state with the right foot by immediately announcing the nomination of members of his cabinet and other top aides.

According to him, “Governor Ododo and his Deputy, Salifu, who were sworn in on January 27, 2024, in Lokoja, the state capital, have started well, as during his inaugural speech, the governor announced the nomination of members of his cabinet and other top aides.

“He also assured the good people of Kogi State of a new beginning in the state, and that workers, teachers, youths, women will smile during his tenure.”

Chief Owoniyi added: “There is no gainsaying that the emergence of Ododo and Joel as the governor and deputy marks a new dawn in the history of Kogi State, hence, OOLA will always give its unflinching support for the success of the new administration.

“As an association of the sons and daughters of Okun Land, we pledge our unreserved and unflinching support to your government.

“We wish Your Excellency God’s wisdom, strength, direction, and guidance to deliver on your mandate to the people of Kogi State.”

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