Kogi State Governor Idris Wada has said that job creation remains a priority for his administration, saying he would do his best to reduce unemployment in the state.
Speaking at the funeral service of late Simon Ige Olutimayin, the state’s commissioner for budget and planning, who died two days after his swearing in, the governor said he was committed to making a difference in the lives of the people.
He called on people of the state to live in peace to enable him deliver on his campaign promises of better welfare.
Wada lamented over the death of the commissioner, saying he was looking forward to a robust working relationship with him before the incident. Earlier in his sermon, Rev. John Owoeye, said death is inevitable, and urged people to live righteous lives and imbibe the spirit of forgiveness.