Food Blockade: IPMAN hails Governor Bello of Kogi
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association,IPMAN has praised Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State for his role in brokering the impasse between the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers Association of Nigeria.
In a statement Signed by Onogu Muhammed, Chief press Secretary to Kogi state Governor that made available to journalist revealed that.
This commendation came on the heels of the association’s visit to the Governor in Lokoja.
National President of the Association, Engr Sanusi Abdul Fari described the governor’s swift move to broker truce between the warring parties as rare demonstration of leadership anchored on patriotism.
The President IPMAN explained that the visit was to Thanked the Governor for his rare leadership quality he has demonstrated at the period of National crisis which has douse the tension in the country, stressed that he deserved commendation from the association at a time like this.
In his response, Governor Yahaya Bello thanked the Association while describing them as the livewire of the nation’s economic.
Bello said the country must do all to ensure that Nigeria remained an indivisible and united entity irrespective of tribes and religions.
He Maintain that what the nation needs at this moment is peace and security noting that they must all support the effort of President Muhammadu Buhari in building a United Nigeria.
According to him Nigeria will continue to remain an indivisible entity, and this can be sustained when we are all and unite together in ensuring that peace and security must be topmost priority in our dealings.
It’s may Recall that the governor Bello had recently waded into the strike and blockade of food from the North to South in the wake of the crisis that happened at Shasha in Oyo State.
The Governor’s prompt intervention has been applauded by many Nigerians which include a leading social political group known as Ikenga Foundation from South East geo political Zone of the country among others.