…DISAPPOINTED WITH GOV. BELLO CHOICE OF KINSMAN AS VICE CHANCELLOR
The Igala Youth Council express their dismay and disappointment over the choice of Prof.Salawu Sadiku from Kogi Central as the new Vice Chancellor of Confluence University of Science and Technology CUSTEC , Osara.
In press Statement signed by the National President , Hon. Collins Onogu Monday and the National Secretary , Comr. Huseni Yahaya after an emergency meeting of the association in Lokoja, pointed out that contrary to the earlier speculations that Gov . Bello was promoting unity among the ethnic groups of the state, the choice of an Ebira man as the VC of CUSTEC, even when we already have another Ebira , Prof. Marietu Tenuche as VC of Kogi State University ,Anyangba was not healthy for the Unity and sense of belonging of ethnic groups in the Kogi State .
The association said there were qualified Professors from Kogi East and Kogi West Senatorial Districts that were fit for the Job .
The statement further stressed that Igala Youths was no Longer convinced over the Governor’s preaching for equity among the Three Senatorial Districts of the State as it cited example of other lopsided appointments such as Commissioners of juicy Ministries like, Health, Works & Housing, Local Government & Chieftaincy, Water Resources among others which are all occupied by people from KOGI central
It called on all well meaning kogi indigenes who believe in one kogi to rise up to the occasion by urging the governor to respect the various ethnic groups in the state and ensuring an all inclusive government.