Kogi Speaker Appreciates Gov. Yahaya Bello, Bauchi Speaker and Other Dignitaries who attended his Daughter’s Wedding and Extraordinary Meeting of the Speakers Conference





On behalf of my family, staff and management of the Kogi State House of Assembly, I wish to use this medium to first appreciate God, the creator of Heaven and Earth upon which we humans dwell. 

My sincere appreciation goes to the Executive Governor of Kogi State, His Excellency, Alhaji Yahaya Bello for his monumental support for the successful hosting of the first-ever Speakers Conference in Kogi State and also my daughter’s wedding solemnization program which came up over the weekend.
Very importantly, I also want to thank and appreciate the Chairman, Conference of Speakers of the State Legislatures in Nigeria and Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Abubakar Y. Suleiman, the Deputy Chairman, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, North Central Zonal Chairman, Rt. Hon. Abok Ayuba, Speaker, Plateau State House of Assembly, All other Zonal Chairman, other members of the conference and honourable members of all states Houses of Assemblies who find it expedient to be part of the extraordinary meeting and the wedding solemnization of my daughter in Lokoja.

I will also not forget to appreciate His Excellency, Chief Edward David Onoja, the Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Senator Yakubu Oseni, Senator Isah Jibril Echocho, My dependable Distinguished Honourable Colleagues in the Kogi State House of Assembly, Hon. Justice Richard Olorunfemi Acting Chief Judge of Kogi State, Hon. Justice Bayo Olowosegun, President Customary Court of Appeal, the Secretary to the Government of Kogi State, Mrs. Ayoade Folashade Ariki (Phd), Pham. Jamiu Abdulkareem Asuku, Chief of State to the Governor of Kogi State, Commander Jerry Omodara, State Security Adviser, Hon. Abdullahi Bello, Chairman, All Progressive Congress, Kogi State Chapter, Hon. Idris Asiru and all other Commissioners, Head of Service, Mrs.  Okene and Okehi Local Government Areas Executive Chairmen.

Also, on the list includes the traditional rulers led by His Royal Majesty, Alhaji Ado Ibrahim, Ohinoyi of Ebira land and Acting Chairman, Kogi State Traditional Council, His Royal Majesty, Oba Solomon Dele Owoniyi the Obaro of Kabba and Chairman, Okun Area Traditional Council, His Royal Majesty, Oba William Ayeni, the Olujumu of Ijumu land, all other traditional rulers and title chiefs from Kabba/Okun communities who out of their tight schedule find time to graced the occasion.

The Chairman of the occasion, Engr. Banny Ojia and my big uncles, Engr. Emmanuel Ajibero, President-General, Kabba Development Union, Sir. Johnson Jimoh, President Kabba Community Association, Abuja, Hon. Raphael Okomoda, Mr and Mrs Tayo Fadile, Barr. Tunde Bello, Chief Joseph Oshagbemi, Engr. Sabo, Mr. Ben Owoleke.

To my dear good friends, Mr. Akin Adeyinka, Barr. Raphael Lewu, Mr. Kolade Otitolaiye, Mr. Kola Modeyin, Mr Tony Komolafe, Mr Segun Olorunpomi, Chief Omotosho Akeweje, Hon. Jethro Funsho Oni, Hon. Nathanial Ojo Taiwo, Major Akerejola (rtd), Mr Ademola Adeyemi, Dr. Okeowo, I am very grateful for the support.

Chairman and members of the Kogi State House of Assembly Service Commission. Vice Chancellor, Prince Audu Abubakar University, Ayingba, Prof. Marietu Tenuche, Rector Kogi State Polytechnic, Dr. Usman Ogbo, Provost, Kogi State College of Education Technical, Kabba, Mrs. Victoria Jagboro, I am very grateful.  

To those who I cannot mention their names here, I say big thank you for the great support that enabled the success of both events.

To my beloved in-law from Benue State, I say big congratulations, may the good Lord continue to strengthen the new home.

Rt. Hon. (Prince) Matthew Olushola Kolawole

Kogi State House of Assembly



Tuesday, 18 May 2021

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