The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, is hopeful that his state will overtake Lagos or probably trail it in development.

Bello spoke on Tuesday while leading the state governor-elect, Usman Ododo, on a visit to President Bola Tinubu’s wife, Oluremi.

Governor Yahaya Bello
Governor Yahaya Bello

The governor said he envisions that Kogi state would be like what Tinubu did in Lagos.

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He added that overtaking Lagos in the development area was why he was following in Tinubu’s footsteps.

Worthy Successor

According to Bello, Ododo is a worthy successor.

“Definitely Ododo is my worthy successor that the almighty has given the crown to be the governor as from January 27, 2024.

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“In a simple term, what I am envisioning Kogi to be is just like what our president planted in Lagos to what Lagos is today.

“In the next administration and nearest future, I envision Kogi to be trailing behind if not overtaking Lagos in terms of development; that is why we are emulating and following the footsteps of President Tinubu.”

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