The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has Commended the efforts of the organizers of Kogi Built Environment and Building Materials Exhibitions.
Bello said their efforts in promoting Made in Nigeria building materials is gradually creating positive impacts on the state economy and making shelter affordable for the citizens.
The governor Made the commendation at the Dinner Night organised to round off the 2023 edition of the Exhibition.
He encouraged the Organisers not to relent in their efforts of promoting Made in Nigeria building materials and products which he asserted is capable of improving the local economy.
According to him, the Exhibition remains one of the highly appreciated economic development initiatives by selfless private sector towards the growth of the state economy.
Hon. Ibrahim Akoyin ,a Senior Special Assistant represented the governor at the event.
Bello urged the BEBM Exhibitions to mobilize professionals in the built and construction industry to vote for the APC Governorship candidate, Alhaji Usman Ododo in the forthcoming governorship election In the state.
He noted that all professional bodies should embrace the APC governorship candidate for the state to witness greater development.
He emphasized that it is imperative for Usman Ododo to continue on the legacies of Governor Yahaya Bello because it is through the succession of government so as to gurantee steady growth and development of the State.
Earlier in his address, the Convener, Hon. Makakese Bayode Oladipo encouraged practitioners and the government to invest in events that can promote indigenous products in the building and construction industry.
He said this is necessary to boost the economic growth of the state and the nation at large.
The Kogi Built Environment and Building Materials Exhibition is an annual event of the BEBM Exhibitions.
The 2023 edition is the 5th to be organised.
It was well attended by notable giant company in the building and construction industry such as Dangote Cement, Obajana and West African Ceramic Limited, Ajaokuta among others. (vitalnewsngr.com)