Wife of Kogi State Governor, Mrs Rashida Yahaya Bello has reacted to social media speculations about her husband, Yahaya Bello's whereabouts. Some claimed the governor is sick and recuperating at an undisclosed location in the country, others said he was flown abroad for treatment in Germany, China or India. Reacting, Mrs Bello said;
"My attention has been drawn to the rumours being peddled about concerns over Alhaji Yahaya Bello's health, I want to state very clearly to all and sundry that the executive Governor of kogi state His Excellency Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello is hale and hearty. He is only out of town for a couple of days to rest and return back to his desk refreshed and ready to continue the task of leading kogi state in the new direction.It is good to know that well meaning kogites and Nigerians are concerned about the Governor but I urge you all to discountenance all rumours about his ill health and death. God bless the good people of kogi state. God bless and keep Governor Yahaya Bello"