Abah Benjamin Eneojoh
Kogi State Government under the leadership of His Excellency, Governor Yahaya Bello has come to the aid of the people of Ogane Aji in Dekina Local Government area of Kogi State in its concerted effort to addressed the 26 years life-threatening gully erosion.
The Honourable Commissioner for Works and Housing, Engr. Dr. Abubakar Ohere FNSE, who visited the site for an on-the -spot assessment said, “The prompt response is the value placed on the lives of humans living around erosion prone areas would not permit the state government under the watchful eyes of His Excellency, Gov. Yahaya Bello to wait for ecological funds before moving into areas with urgent need.”
Engr. Ohere expressed that, “The work on the erosion sites at Ogane Aji is among other ongoing projects across the state, hinged that the mandate of the Government is primarily to secure a clean, healthier and sustainable environment that will be conducive for tourism, economic growth and wellbeing of its citizenry”.
The Ogane Aji Community thank and appreciate Governor Yahaya Bello-led government is doing with the project. “We are happy with it. The gully has claimed lives in the past. It was so deep, and we appreciate the government’s gesture.”
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