Few Things to know about kogi state Governor-Elect:
- Short biography on Alhaji Yahaya Bello;
Alh. Yahaya Bello is the first youngest governor ever in Nigeria. He was 40 last June. He was born in Okene kogi state in the neighborhood of Agassa to the family of Alhaji Bello Ipemida Ochi and Hajia Hawa Bello Oziohu. He is the last of six siblings.
Alhaji Yahaya Bello started his early education in 1984 at LGEA Primary school, Agassa in Okene LGA. The greatness in him started manifesting early in his life when he was made the class prefect from primary two, That was the position he held till he was made the school Head Boy in class six due to the leadership qualities identified in him by his peers and teachers.
In 1989 he enrolled for College at Agassa Community Secondary School, Anyava, Agassa-Okene. His quest for qualitative education saw him changing schools five times until he finally settled for Government Secondary School, Suleja-Niger State, where he stays with a relation
After his secondary education in Suleja, he proceed to study accounting in one of the best citadels of learning in sub-Sahara Africa (in Nigeria), the pretigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (ABU).
Studiously intelligent, Yahaya Bello started showing his strength of character and personality at ABU, He showed the detribalized aspect of his life. Three of his best friends in ABU were Ebira, Okun and Igala. Fate made him a unifying chord on campus. He does not look down on any one be it background, ethnicity.