Bello warns against attack on FG

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has cautioned leaders in the country to desist from inciting the public against the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, saying that the president is doing his best and will continue to transform the nation.

The governor who stated this during the Eid-Kabir prayer in Okene, Kogi State, advised Nigerian leaders who have lived their lives and have benefitted immensely, to give peace a chance in the interest of the country.

“Leaders should stop inciting people against the security agents of the country and the president, as whoever found wanting will certainly face the full wrath of the law.

“The president is doing his best and there is need for Nigerians to give him total support; we are not unaware that there are challenges, but gradually, he will surmount them” the governor assured.

Governor Bello who said Kogi State is ranked among the most peaceful states in the country appealed to politicians, aspirants and their supporters to go about their campaign in a peaceful manner, that will not impede the peaceful coexistent of the people.

He warned that whoever indulged in electoral violence before, during and after election would be treated like a common criminal.

“I am appealing to my teeming supporters that this is democracy and it has become expedient for politicians to challenge me in an election and that should not be seen as an offense.

“Those challenging me in the forthcoming APC primaries should be given an equal chance to contest. As a responsible government, the security of life and property is our priority and we will extend it to all aspirants”, he said.

He assured that his administration will continue to provide adequate security of life and property, stressing that whoever indulge in political violence will face the full wrath of the law.

The Acting Chief Imam of Ebiraland, Alhaji Salihu Abere cautioned Muslims against inflammatory statement capable of causing disharmony in the central senatorial district.

He charged people to be prayerful at all time, saying it is only through prayer that they can enjoy God’s mercy.

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