The Nigerian Shippers Council Staff Multipurpose Cooperative Society has immortalized it’s outgone Executive Secretary, Mr Hassan Bello with renaming of its housing project located at Jikoyi Landed Property, Karu LGA, Nasarawa State after him.
Speaking during the Long Service Awards Ceremony organized by the Council held at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos last weekend, the President of the Cooperative Malam Bashir Ambi Mohammed said it has become necessary to immortalized Mr Bello, whom he described as an Iconic Game Changer in terms of Cooperative Reforms in the Council.
“To us in the Cooperative, Cooperator Hassan Bello has been a law abiding, dedicated, committed member whose guidance has brought positive changes to what we are witnessing in the present day Cooperative”
“In line of his enormous contributions, we have immortalized our Jikoyi Landed Property, Karu LGA, Nasarawa State after Cooperator Hassan Bello. From today, the property”s named is： HASSAN BELLO ESTATE”
Malam Bashir however stated that Mr Bello is not a financial burden but a required assest to the Cooperative.
“His leaving will definately shrink the pulse of the Cooperative but we have no option than to pay him his legitimate hard earned savings”
The President also pointed out that Hassan Bello contributed by approving an office space for the Cooperative in order to enhance transparency and safety of members hard earned savings.
“Bello revolutionized the cooperative when the Cooperative Society was at the verge of collapse. Indeed we are grateful to him, a man of honor, a man of financial prudency, a humane Cooperator.
“No amount of money can be given to compensate Mr Hassan Bello than immortalizing such an icon. As i said the housing estate will remain as HASSAN BELLO ESTATE” Mr Ambi said