Good day, and welcome to the Concise News compilation of the latest Kogi State news online headlines for today, August 9th, 2019.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi state has suspended the Deputy Governor of the state, Simon Achuba from the party, Concise News reports. APC Chairman in the state, Abdullahi Bello, announced this on Thursday at a press conference in Lokoja, the state capital. According to him, the deputy governor was suspended for alleged anti-party activities before, during and after the 2019 general election. The party also hinged the suspension of Achuba on some actions the deputy governor allegedly took which it said had embarrassed the APC in the Confluence State. Bello said the party had received several petitions from stakeholders in Iyano Ward of Ibaji, the deputy governor’s hometown. Read more here.
Parties involved in the suit challenging the planned adoption of the indirect primary mode by the Kogi State All Progressives Congress (APC), have been ordered by a Federal High Court in Abuja to desist from taking any steps that could affect the subject of the case pending its final determination. Justice Taiwo Taiwo gave the order on Friday while ruling on an ex-parte motion filed in the suit by some members of the Haddy Ametuo-led faction of the party – the Ex-officio, Destiny Eneojoh Aromeh; Organising Secretary, Isah Abubakar; Zonal Youth Leader, Noah Aku, and Zonal Women Leader, Mrs. Joy Onu. Read more here.
And that’s the latest news from Kogi state for today. Do enjoy the rest of your day!