Applauds Trail Kogi State as Chief Onoja Receives NISS–EIMC Participants on Behalf of Gov Bello



Kogi State Deputy Governor, Chief (Dr) Edward Onoja, on behalf of his Principal, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, on Monday, received participants of the National Institute for Security Studies– Executive Intelligence Management Course (NISS-EIMC) who are in the State on a study tour.


Chief Onoja received the delegation led by the NISS Federal Deputy Commandant and Leader of the Study Group, Mr. D.E Egbeji at the Banquet Hall of the State Government House.


During the tour, the course participants will be visiting strategic institutions and places within the State to enable them appreciate Government’s efforts, especially in the areas of security and extensive development.

Speaking on behalf of the Governor, Chief Onoja commended the NISS-EIMC on its vision to provide security officers and top-level management the requisite skills to contribute positively in the implementation of security policies for national development.

He explained that Kogi State holds a leadership status in areas of security and other critical sectors of the Kogi economy which, according to him, have witnessed positive improvements in policy reforms since the participants last visited the State in 2021.

While wishing them a successful tour, he assured the participants of maximum security and all necessary support to help them achieve their objectives.

Earlier, Mr D.E Egbeji said this year’s theme: “Globalization; Implications for Regional Integration and Sustainable Development in Africa,“ was typical to Kogi State as the microcosm of Nigeria. He described Governor Bello as a friend of the NISS and lauded his leadership strides in the State.

In attendance were the Secretary to the State Government, Dr Mrs Folashade Arike Ayoade; Deputy Chief of Staff, Hon Sunday Faleke; State Security Adviser, Cmdr Jerry Omodara (Rtd), and other government functionaries.

Promise Emmanuel
Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor of Kogi State

May 8, 2023.

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