Bello said this via a press statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed, as a messages for the commencements of 2019 Ramadan.
Bello said, " As Ramadan starts, I want to felicitate with the Muslim Ummah for witnessing yet another season of spiritual Importance. We have enjoyed relative peace in Kogi State, I want to urge all of us to use the holy month to reflect and re-dedicate ourselves to prayers for sustainable peace and progress of our dear state and country. This is also a period to show more love to our neighbours, less-privileged and other vulnerable members of the society”.
"I call on our religious leaders not to relent in their prayers and preaching for tolerance, peaceful coexistence and unity to build a state and country of our dreams”, he said.