Ododo Vows to Prevent Youth Restiveness in Kogi

Ibrahim Oyewale in Lokoja

Kogi State Government has said the present administration will resist any attempt to derail the prevailing peace and security of lives and property in the state

The state Governor, Usman Ododo, disclosed this during an interactive session with youths and student leaders at the government house in Lokoja at the weekend.

Ododo has ordered the immediate payment of bursary to all students of Kogi State origin in higher institutions across the country.

He also directed that all arrears of subvention to youths and students associations in the state to be paid immediately.

The governor, who decried attempts by those he described as unpatriotic persons to breach the prevailing peace and stability in the state, vowed to resist any attempt to instigate violent protests in any part of the state under any guise.

Governor Ododo called on security agencies to arrest and prosecute anyone found responsible for any form of public misconduct, capable of negatively impacting the prevailing peace and security of lives and property in the state.

The governor urged the youths and students in the state not to allow themselves to be used by enemies of the state who he said have no stake in the progress and development of the state.

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