Kogi Gov., Yahaya Bello Provides Free Stationeries For School Pupils, Donates Laptops To LG Staff In The State.

Yahaya Bello.

As the governorship election in Kogi State is fast approaching, the Governor, Yahaya Bello is living no stone unturned as he is poised to touch every facet of the state so as to start on a very fresh ground after the elections.


By the above, the governor has moved in to revitalize or touch a few areas needing his assistance with the inaugurated of the distribution of free education instructional materials to pupils across the 21 local government area of the state in order to strengthen quality academic performance in the state.

In the same vein, the governor has also distributed sixty-six (66) free modern laptop computers to the LGA staff who were recently trained across the state.

Speaking at the inauguration ceremony in Lokoja, the governor who was represented by the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Engr. Abubakar Ohere said that at the inception of the New Direction Government, an emergency was declared on productivity and ensuring delivery of quality education to Kogi children, adding that there had been lots of reforms in the state’s civil service and the education sector, reflected in the New Direction thematic blueprint and noted that the distribution had been ongoing, while the inauguration of another phase would complement the effort made so far.

According to Bello, the distribution of these instructional materials was quite symbolic to his government’s effort to reverberate the education sector and ensure that pupils were given the necessary tools required for an excellent performance, as according to him, the distribution of laptops was also important to boost the capacity and productivity of the workforce in the state particularly those at the local government level.

Revealing further, the governor said that both the distribution of educational materials to pupils and laptops to staffers of the LGAs were executed free of charge, a gesture which would help the children to know better; an assurance of a better future for the State.

Speaking on behalf of other Local Government Administrators, the Kabba/Bunnu Administrator, Hon. Moses Olorunleke, thanked the governor for investing in the future of the State, adding that such kind of gesture would go a long way to help in guiding the learning of the school children at the foundation level and commended the ministry’s Commissioner for doing such great work which he said was having a direct impact on the lives of the citizenry.

He further assured the governor, on behalf of his colleagues, of the judicious use of the educational materials for the school children as well as the laptops for the local government staffers, affirming that the victory of the governor at the November 16, the gubernatorial election had been signed, sealed and would be delivered soon.

The materials distributed were stationery such as textbooks, notebooks, instructional materials, among several others.