Speaking further, he said it is an avenue for political office holders and corrupt officials to embezzle and steal the nation’s resources.
However, The Governor also made this comment in a post on his verified Facebook page, where he denied rumours that he tested positive for coronavirus after coming in contact with COVID-19 infected Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Kogi State Governor said: “Please stay at home and stay safe. I got NO COVID. It’s fake news. People of Kogi State, I love you all. Don’t mind the political aspect of COVID-19, maximum of 21 days, COVID-19 will disappear,” Governor Bello added.
The governor have assured the people : “Not to panic, if you have catarrh (fluid), take hot water with garlic, ginger, lemon, lime and steam yourself, you will be good.
“There are a lot of lies, politics about COVID-19, I will not play with that. I will not play with my people’s life or pretend and steal money because of this so-called pandemic. Please, stay safe.
“I’m good, strong, hale and hearty. If COVID-19 comes to Kogi State, you have a governor who will combat and defeat the idiot. “I can assure you, 90 per cent noise about COVID-19 is political and.material thing,” the Kogi governor opined