Kogi State 1st Lady, Rashida Bello Honored in Texas, USA

Her Excellency, Mrs. Rasheeda Bello, First Lady, Kogi State of Nigeria

Her  Excellency Mrs Rashida Bello, Wife
of the Executive Governor of  Kogi State has reiterated her commitment
to improving the lot of women, children and the vulnerable in the State.

Mrs. Rashida Bello who was singled out from Nigeria for an Award of  Excellence as a way of recognizing her
contributions to the society through numerous empowerment programs which have
impacted on the lives of the people of  Kogi State,made the statement at the 2017 International Women Conference in Dallas, Texas, United States of
during the award ceremony.

His Excellency, Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State

Receiving the award on
behalf of  Her Excellency Mrs. Rashida Bello was the Commissioner of  Women Affairs and Social Development, Hon
Bolanle Amupitan who urged women who are
economically capable in Africa and Nigeria to endeavor to lift other women
around them by empowering them.
She added also that Mrs. Rashida Bello will not relent on
her commitment to ensuring that her pet project Kogi Women and Youth Advancement
(KOWYAF) waxes stronger in reaching out to the people,
especially at the grassroots as her own way of bringing the dividend of
democracy to their door steps.

President Donald Trump of the United States of America

According to her, by
its mission to provide quality health care and empower women and youth in Kogi
State, KOWYAF will play its roles in
supporting the administration of His Excellency Alhaji Yahaya Bello to
make that remarkable difference in Kogi
State and beyond as a way of driving the New Direction Agenda forward.