Governor Yahaya Bello Of Kogi State Flags Off Dekina, Anyigba Township Roads, Promise Completion In 9Months.

Yahaya Bello.
Governor of Kogi State.

Governor Bello on Saturday flagged off the Dekina and Anyigba township roads to bring to an end the long suffering of the people in that area who has endured the deplorable conditions the road was in for several years.


The Governor also promised that the commissioning of the road would be done in 9months, stating that this period was not for too much talk but action.

Governor Bello made this known at the Palace of the Ejeh of Dekina, HRM ALH. Dr. Usman Obaje, when he paid a courtesy the traditional ruler a courtesy visit to receive his royal blessings before the flag off.

He expressed that the township road unlike in previous times would not only be flagged off, but work would commence and would not stop until its completion.

Governor Bello also added that the Ejeh’s palace road which has also being neglected over time would additionally be awarded and the work would be done simultaneously with the township road.

The Governor while speaking at the venue of the flag off re emphasized that his administration, based on its antecedent was known not for too much talk but fulfilling its promises.

He stated that the flag off was because he believed that the Igala and particularly the Dekina People deserved the best of his administration’s attention.

Governor Bello also revealed that the Dekina township road was awarded to Tech Engineering Construction Company which handled the Ankpa township road, noting that the quality that would be delivered would ensure the road last for more than 25years.

The Governor stated that he would continue to facilitate more developmental infrastructures for the people of Kogi State who he said showed great support by voting the All Progressive congress Senatorial and House of Assembly candidates at the last elections

The Ejeh of Dekina, HRM Alh.Dr. Usman Obaje who received the Governor at his Palace assured the Governor that he was at home in Dekina, as the people of the area loved him

He noted that the road the Governor was flagging off was constructed as far back as in 1961 and has since then been abandoned by successive government who were predominantly of Igala decent

The Ejeh pointed out that Governor Bello’s administration has favoured the Igala people and has made them happy and as such deserve a good turn from the people, as a response to his good gestures.

He charged the Governor not to be distracted by  noises all around, stating that he was sure that Dekina and by extension the Igala people would continue to benefit from his administration.