He said, "I wish to Congratulate the newly appointed Government officials into the cabinet of His Excellency, Governor Yahaya Bello who was sworn in today. I also wish to personally give Glory to God and appreciate my boss for the Trust of choosing me as his running mate that culminated in my oath taking to serve as Deputy Governor of Kogi State.
Specifically, I would like to congratulate the following names: Dr. Mrs Ayoade Folashade Arike, Secretary to the State Government, Pharm. Jamiu Asuku Chief of Staff, Sunday Faleke, the Deputy Chief of Staff.
Mohammed Sani (SAN),
Mukadam Asiwaju Asiru, Abubakar Ohere, David Apeh, Joseph Baron Okwoli, One Daniel Ejigbo, Idris Musa, Wemi Jones, Fanwo Kingsley, Isah Idachaba, Ozigi Deedat, Abdulmumuni Danga, Haruna Saka Audu, Adewale Victor Omofaiye, Fatima Buba and Yunusa Gabriel Olofu.
I trust in the capacity of everyone who made the team, with utmost expectations to their high end delivery in the line of their assignments to the people of Kogi State.
Standing on the premise of fairness, equity and justice and the character of the Governor. This novel style will help our Team deliver on your vision of setting unprecedented Legacy footprints for our land and people. Your leadership style is classic. We are learning.
I will also like to appreciate His Excellency, my Governor and Siamese twins for hitting the ground running with the announcement of cabinet members on the day of inauguration, an unprecedented feat in Nigeria as a whole."