Senator, representing Kogi West Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye has said the recent pronouncement made by the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello during a meeting with the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh to make Kogi state a pilot state for the proposed Cattle Colonies in the country was not a surprise
Dino Melaye stated this in a statement personally signed by him in Abuja.
He maintained that the governor’s latest shenanigans was never a surprise, in the sense that money is involved.He said Federal Government will make funds available to Bello to kick-start the pilot scheme in Kogi State.
“As a true representative of the people of Kogi West senatorial zone and on behalf of my constituents, we warn in strong terms that our soil, land, water and air cannot be used for cattle colonies.
Let it be clear to all the insensitive people behind the idea that Kogi West will resist the establishment of any cattle colony within our domain politically, spiritually,traditionally and with any means available within the ambit of the law.”Dino said.