Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has reaffirmed that his sacrifices especially in the aspect of security so as to ensure that citizens are safe and secured would be more appreciated after be leaves office as the Governor.
He said no amount of money could be quantified to human lives.
The governor made this revelation on Tuesday on a television session where discussions around the roles of Governors in national security were on the top burner.
He said, “When I assumed office, I studied the environment, although I knew about the challenges before contesting office as the governor but it’s a different ballgame when you step into the office and you have to begin to learn on the job”.
”We also put up some basic infrastructures and gadgets while identifying some of the elements that affected the citizen, he noted” he said.
Bello said “I have never been helpless as a governor over insecurity matters because I hold it as a responsibility to guarantee the security and safety of our citizens. I have no interest hence even if it is my brother that was caught in the act of criminality, I will deal decisively with such a person”.
Bello said he was ready to step on toes as long as it is to protect lives of citizens, stressing that despite the numerous issues in the country, decisive and effective leadership was required to flush out bad eggs in the system.