Senator Dino Melaye, a lawmaker representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, has predicted that the “mischievous play” by the Yahaya Bello led government in Kogi State are numbered.
Melaye stated this while reacting to the bags of rice donated by Governor Bello for some workers to celebrate Christmas in Kogi State.
The lawmaker described as “appalling, the hypocrisy of the Governor”.
He stressed that it is time for President Muhammadu Buhari to visit Kogi State and see for himself that all is not well.
According to him, “Few weeks ago, when I spearheaded the donation of relief materials particularly rice to the needy civil servants in the state as a result of being owed several months of salaries, Bello unleashed his boys to discredit my humanitarian gesture by insinuating that I have turned my state – Kogi state – to an IDPs camp.
“A state government that needs publicity and image laundering will definitely celebrate sharing of rice to less than 2% of her people. Apart from Kogi State, please which other states will a Public Officer celebrate rice sharing as a major achievement?”
He also challenged the Governor to come out and tell the world how many projects were commissioned across the state in the outgoing fiscal year.
His words “When will President Buhari, whose name is always dropped in Kogi State than any other political officeholder, come to Kogi to commission projects executed by Yahaya Bello?
“Anyway, the days of his shenanigans in the Confluence State are numbered and it is just a matter of time when the glorious light will appear at the end of the tunnel and illuminate the lives of my fellow Kogites.
“For the records, other governors share 50kg bags of rice in hundreds of thousands but do it quietly. Yahaya Bello should put up his thinking cap and repent. Deception destroys! Only truth can set us free.”