The massive ongoing infrastructure development and revolution that is currently ongoing in Kogi State under the leadership of Gov. Yahaya Bello has been described as a transformation that is occasion by fund management and resources.
The Kogi State Commissioner for Works and Housing, Engr. Abubakar Ohere made the disclosure while speaking with Newsmen after inspecting ongoing works at the Kogi State Civic centre, Lokoja, expressed satisfaction that the job is performing more than expectation.
According to the Commissioner, the job performance in terms of quality and timely delivery is outstanding, disclosed that the job is progressing on time.
Engr. Ohere described the quality of work on the Civic centre as GYB standard and in accordance with the bill of quantity, explained that when completed the Civic centre would open up Lokoja to another night life.
The Commissioner expressed happiness with the transformation, said the Civic centre when completed would also provide for places of events within the City capital, with adequate protection and with open spaces.
Engr. Ohere disclosed that Gov. Yahaya Bello inherited a state in 2016 with virtually decayed infrastructure, attributed the infrastructure transformation in the state to a team of Fund management team he has put together, said the team is made up of experience technocrats and Accountants, opined that it has helped in the execution of projects with value for money in the State.
The Commissioner gave kudos to the political will of Gov. Bello explaining that the Governor has prioritize the interest of the people by making them first in the scheme of things, a development he noted has impacted positively on the lives and well-being of the people of the State in terms of job creation opportunities, poverty reduction and impacting on the living standard of the people.
The Commissioner noted that the several successes achieved by Gov. Bello was predicated on the enabling environment he created by first making the State safe and secure for investment and for other businesses.
Engr. Ohere said with the security situation created by Gov Bello, an enabling environment for business to thrive and for investors to flood the State remains an Unprecedented feat achieved by the present administration.
Engr. Ohere assured that despite the huge construction sites Kogi State has been turned into by Gov. Bello, expressed optimism that all ongoing construction work would be completed, mentioned that several roads, Bridges amongst other projects that litter the State are all at various stages of completion.