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Kogi governor, Bello under ‘heavy criticism’ for saying Kogi launched App to monitor COVID-19 on Television



The Executive governor of Kogi State, Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello has come under serious criticism from Nigerians for saying the state has develop an App, to monitor Covid19.

The governor made this statement on a live interview with Seun Okinbaloye of Channel TV. During the session, Seun asked the governor the number of Kogites that has been tested for covid19 and the governor responded that, they have launched and App. He went further to explain that, no one has shown any symptoms of covid19 or any need to carry out test on the citizens.

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The governor said, government can not be going round, picking people at random for the purpose of carrying out test. He however assure Seun that if there is need to carry out test on any kogite, that FCT and Irrua in Edo state are close to the state.

The statement by the young governor has sparked reactions among Nigerians as they immediately took to twitter and make Yahaya Bello trend and make jest of the governor.

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Some of the comments


“Yahaya Bello said they are using an unnamed app to check for corona virus in Kogi.

Why are Kogi people hiding this type of technology from the world? 



“Seun (Channels TV): How many people have you tested

Yahaya Bello: We have an app, we have not yet tested anyone. No one has showed any symptoms or sickness.

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Kogi state has zero reported case of covid-19″


“Buhari is your president, your governor is Yahaya Bello, On judgment day, just tell God you are from Kogi state, Nigeria. 

Your Heaven is automatic, you have suffered enough.”


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