Kogi state newspaper corporation management, publishers of the graphic newspaper has honored the former Kogi Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris with an “Award of Excellence”.
Presenting the award to the former Kogi Govenor, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris in Abuja, he was rewarded for his outstanding contributions during his nine years as the governor and special attention to the corporation during his tenure.
The award tagged an “Icon of Development” praised the former Kogi Governor for taking both human capital development, youth empowerment, infrastructural developement and social services and security to the high pedestal during his nine years stint.
Responding, Former Kogi Governor,Alhaji Ibrahim Idris expressed joy over the award, saying that hardwork, dedication to duty and selfless service will not go unrewarded no matter how long it takes to come.
He advised public officers in the current dispensation to strive to leave an indelible mark on the sands of time for posterity, stating that any slightest opportunity, should be an avenue to develop both humanity as well as render social services.
Former Kogi Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris thanked the management of the corporation,the graphic newspaper for coming this far, advising them to sustain the tempo as the mouth piece of the state government.