By Olawale Ibrahim, Lokoja
Senator Representing Kogi West Senatorial District and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant , Senator Dino Melaye has pledged to revive Kogi State economy in next four years.
Senator Melaye who disclosed this while speaking during the Media Parley organised for the governorship aspirants by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kogi State Council in Lokoja, said he joined the governorship race because of the hunger, poverty, starvation and killings foisted on the people of Kogi State.
He lamented that the people of Kogi State are suffering in midst of plenty ,adding that the State is endowed with both human and natural resources that can transform the State to greater height, but not effectively utilized.
According to him, per adventure that there is no more federal allocation, his administration will look inward .Necessity is the mother of invention .
He added that Kogi State has 30,354 square kilometre of arable land for Agriculture , nothing that Kogi is bigger than 100 countries of the world .
He decried the situation where people are afraid of government ,saying that the government is supposed to be afraid of the people ,because their government is government of greedy by greedy for the greedy.
He said if elected on November 16th 2019, he government will be government of the people by the people for the people.