The premises of the Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency was lit and aglow with shouts of joy, praises, singing and dancing, prayers of thanksgiving to the Almighty God for the victory of the reappointment of Dr Abubakar Yakubu as the Executive Director, Kogi State Primary Health care Development Agency for the next Four (4) years w.e.f 1st December, 2021.
A small ceremony was organized by Staff of the Agency shortly after Dr Yakubu received his letter. In attendance was the Director General of the State Bureau for Public Procurement – Barr Ehimoni Sunday who was among the first callers on the ED. The DG could not hide his excitement more so with the reception organized in so short a time. He said, “I am overwhelmed at the show of support and happiness I have witnessed”. He expressed his joy that his Mentor is back to consolidate on the good job he had been known to be doing at the Agency and by extension to the State. he prayed for long life and more wisdom for the renewed assignment begun for Dr Yakubu.
Other speakers at the event were the DAF of the Agency- Mr Akor O. M, the SCCO – Mrs Adagiri Belikisu, the PM IMPACT – Mr Olorunmaiye Theophilus, the Social Mobilization FP – Mra Abo Amodu, The SHE – Alh Acheku Yusuf, The Director Accounts – Mrs Otitolaiye Rose amongst others. Bottom line of all expressed was appreciation to God and joy that Dr Yakubu is back to continue the good work he has started, praying for more of God’s grace to surpass what he has done.
Of course, special prayers were offered by the PM SEMCHIC – Dr Hadiya Ismail and the DD Admin – Pst Ijalija David.
Climax of the event was the cutting of the welcome back cake after which the ED made his appreciation remarks.
Dr Yakubu first gave all the glory to God for another privilege to be of service to humanity and to His Excellency, Gov Yahaya Bello, the Executive Governor of Kogi State who graciously gave approval for the reappointment. He also appreciated the Hon Commissioner for Health – Dr Saka H. Audu, his wonderful Directors, Programme Officers, Staff, friends and indeed all who supported his work through the first tenure. He assured them that “by the grace of God, the Agency will do more and everyone must be ready for work, work and more work.” He acknowledged the overwhelming support of his brother the DG BPP.
The colorful event was anchored by the BHCPF FP – Dr Emmanuel Bola and Kaura Gure.
TO GOD BE THE GLORY!
“I am overwhelmed at the show of support and happiness I have witnessed”.
Barr Ehimoni Sunday
DG Kogi State BPP
“by the grace of God, the Agency will do more and everyone must be ready for work, work and more work.”
Dr Abubakar Yakubu