The Member Representing Yagba Federal Constituency and the Chairman, House Committee on Customs & Excise, Hon. Leke Joseph Abejide has congratulated the people of Kogi State on the 30th anniversary of the state’s creation.
The 30-year-old state according to Hon. Leke Abejide has witnessed ups and downs as well as waves of tremendous development since its creation.
The lawmaker noted the sterling contributions of progressives who have led the state to a position of development among its peers. He further hailed the efforts of the founding fathers to ensure that their vision for the creation of the state is pursued vigorously to accomplish more successes.
“Like every other endeavour, the journey of a thousand miles begins with a step”. Kogi state is blessed with both human and natural resources, these resources have in no small measure added to the progress we have today.
“As Kogites, we must continue to make concerted efforts to see our state move forward and our dreams come to full manifestation. Change comes with pains before some fruitful gains, all the challenges our state is facing today can be overcome and constructively tackled through the process of commitment.”
He said all hands must be on deck in building a peaceful, united and prosperous state; adding that Kogites must shun dissenting voices of division “at this time that we need to stand in brotherhood”.
“All the leaders since the inception of the state have in one way or the other contributed to the stead of progress and development we have enjoyed. We must continue to put the state first on the map of prosperity with enduring legacies”.
“As Kogi state clocked 30 years and as we journey through the 30th anniversary of our dear state creation, let’s us join hands with the government at all levels to move the state to higher heights