The former Publicity Secretary of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) Kogi State, Comrade Idris Mohammed Oywor has congratulated Governor Yahaya Bello and Governor-elect, Alhaji Usman Ododo and his Deputy Comrade Joel Salifu Oyibo on the occasion of new year celebration.
Comrade Idris Mohammed Oywor who is a member of Teachers Reconciliatory Committee for Ododo/Joel project while speaking with newsmen in Lokoja wished Kogites a happy celebration and expressed hope that the new year will be filled with pleasant surprises.
Comrade Idris applauded recent improvement in staff welfarism particularly Local Government’s Teachers and staff whose salaries has jerked up to seventy percent.
He explained that the development had rekindled the hope that better things are ahead of civil servants in the state.
Comrade Idris praised Governor Bello for his intervention in the payment of the WAEC fees of SS3 students noting that the gesture has gone a long way to assist parents who are struggling with economic realities in the country.
He urged the people of the state to continue to pray and support their leaders noting that patriotism connotes support to leaders in authority even if their policy is against individuals interest.
He equally felicitate with the traditional rulers and illustrious sons and daughters of Kogi West senatorial district on the occasion and whished them a happy new year.