May 8, 2024

‘Stay focused, you have started well’ — SGF Akume tells Gov Ododo

Gov Ododo

Alhaji Usman Ododo

By Boluwaji Obahopo, Lokoja

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume has hailed the performance of Kogi State Governor, Ahmed Usman Ododo in his one hundred days in office, urging him to stay focused on performance and ignore detractors.

Akume gave the commendation when he received Governor Ododo in his office in Abuja who was on a courtesy call.

He noted that the drive and positive disposition of Ododo to accord topmost priority to the welfare of the people of the state is the hallmark of good governance.

The Special Adviser to Ododo on Media and Strategy, Ismaila Isah who made this known in a statement in Lokoja on Wednesday said Akume expressed his well wishes to the Kogi State Governor, telling him that his record of performance has already set him on a good trajectory as an emerging leader in Nigeria.

“Do not be distracted by criticisms because you have started remarkably well and I am sure you will continue this way till the end of your tenure in office, may God be with you”, Senator Akume was quoted to have said.

Governor Ododo on his own said the visit was in appreciation of the support the SGF has given to him since he assumed office as the Governor of Kogi State.

Ododo described Akume as a patriot whose record of achievements in public office is worthy of emulation by the younger generation.

He called for the support of the SGF in achieving the development agenda of his administration in Kogi state.

The governor was accompanied on the visit by the state commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Barrister Deedat Ozigi Salami and the Technical Adviser to the Governor on Multilateral and Donor Funded Projects, Dr. Abdullahi Ozomata.