Exploring the life of Yahaya Bello, The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State who has recently been re-elected as the governor of the state today Monday 18th of November 2019, one would realize that he is indeed one of the prominent personalities Kogi State ever had.
His victory which was declared by the returning Officer for the election and Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Professor Ibrahim Umar at the INEC office in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital made it official to the people of Kogi and the good people of Nigeria who the true winner is.
The APC candidate polled a total of 406,222 votes to beat his closest rival, Mr Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 189,704 votes.
However, i feel it will be fair enough for you to know more about the re-elected Governor of Kogi state. Here are the 5 things you should know about Yahaya Bello:
Governor Yahaya Bello is a Nigerian politician, businessman and the current Governor of Kogi State. Bello was declared winner of the 2015 Kogi gubernatorial election after he was chosen on the platform of the All Progressives Congress as the replacement for the late Abubakar Audu who originally won the election but died before the result was declared
Yahaya Bello born June 18, 1975 is one of the youngest Governors in Nigeria at the moment. The 44 year old Governor looks smart, agile and productive. This will be a great advantage for him as a Governor.
He was born with the spirit of leadership. This can be ascertained from his pedigree when he was named as a class prefect of class two and was made the school Head Boy in class six at LGEA Primary School, Agassa in Okene LGA beginning in 1984.
Governor Bello attended Kaduna State Polytechnic Zaria in 1995 and obtained an accounting degree from Ahmadu Bello University ABU Zaria in 1999.
Yahaya Bello further enrolled for a Masters program in Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria where he obtained Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in 2002. Bello became a chartered fellow of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria in 2004.
Here are the few researches i have done on Governor Yahaya Bello. I wish him the very best in his second tenure as the Kogi state Governor.