Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has congratulated his predecessor on the occasion of his 70th birthday celebration wishing him good health as he advances in age.
In a statement personally signed by him, and made available to our correspondent on Tuesday, Governor Bello said “On behalf of my family, the government and good people of Kogi State, I heartily felicitate with my predecessor and father, Capt Idris Ichala Wada on the occasion his 70th birthday anniversary.
“It is no doubt a great milestone in the life of any mortal that is privileged to witness his or her 70th birthday anniversary in good health.
“I would like to say that your humble and humane leadership style and your brand of politics without bitterness, remain source of inspiration to many of us today.
Governor Bello said that the history of Kogi State will be incomplete without a mention of Captain Wada’s contributions to its developments and growth who served the state for four years.
Bello said that as his predecessor clocks 70 years on earth today, he pray that the Almighty Allah will continue to keep him in sound health to continue to contribute to the development of the state and country at large.