By Ahmed Balarabe Sa’id

NEWSDAILYNIGERIA: Member representing Lokoja-Kogi Koton Karfe Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Danladi Suleiman Aguye has identified a rising prospect of industrial development and overall economic growth ahead of the state and above its peers at the turn of 32 years after creation.

Hon. Aguye’s assertion was part of his statement issued on the occasion of the anniversary of the state’s creation. 

Hon. Aguye noted that, at 32, the state is open to more opportunities of economic prosperity from the prospects of industrialization and job creation, on the heels of the vision of the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu administration in reviving the steel sector as part of diversifying the nation’s economy with attention to non-oil sectors and returning the state to its place as the Steel hub in Africa.

He commended the President for the choice of Minister of Steel Development, adding that, the appointment was consistent with the objectives of the Governor Yahaya Bello administration in the last eight years. “The complimentary appointment of a youth to the Steel Ministry reinforces our Governor’s sustained rise in redefining the place of the youth, for the larger benefit of the youth”, part of the statement added.

Hon. Aguye restated his commitment to improving the wellbeing of his constituents as part of the evolving prosperity ahead of the state, through purposeful leadership, noting that, the Aguye Mandate is a genuine reflection of upping the ante in community engagement for the benefit of the downtrodden, who matter the most.

Recall that Kogi state was created out of the old Kwara and Benue states on 27 August 1991, by the then Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida in addition to other eight states, namely: Abia, Enugu, Delta, Jigawa, Kebbi, Osun, Kogi, Taraba and Yobe


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