Ododo vows to prevent youth restiveness in Kogi

Kogi State governor, Ahmed Usman Ododo, has said that his administration will resist any attempt to derail the prevailing peace and security of lives and property in the state.

The Special Adviser on Media to the Governor, Ismaila Isah, disclosed this in a statement on Friday.

The governor, the statement said, made the declaration at an interactive session with youth and student leaders at the Government House in Lokoja.

According to the statement, Governor Ododo ordered the immediate payment of bursaries to all students of Kogi State origin in higher institutions across the country.

He also directed that all arrears of subvention to youth and student associations in the state 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 Kogi State.

The governor urged youth 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 Kogi State.

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  1. Governor Ododo, focus to deliver on the need of Kogi people and stop involving yourself with the travesty of your predecessor. The truth is that you governor Ododo will be chased like a criminal one day if you do not start amending your ways. And to all of you after the common wealth of the people instead of improving the well being of the common people will be chased like criminals if not now later but certainly that day will come.


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