Good day, and welcome to the Concise News compilation of the latest Kogi State news online headlines for today, October 21st 2019.
Here are the latest Kogi news headlines
Kogi: Impeached Deputy Governor Cries To Buhari For Help
The impeached Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Simon Achuba, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the political crisis currently rocking the state to prevent breakdown of law and order.
Achuba made the call at a press conference in Lokoja on Sunday, shortly after packing out of his official residence.
He said that the president’s elderly intervention would save the state and the All Progressives Congress (APC) from an impending danger. Read more here.
Kogi Guber: PDP Issues Warning To El-Rufai
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai to steer clear of the state.
El-Rufai is the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Kogi state National Campaign Council.
The PDP in a statement by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, asked Governor El-Rufai to counsel Governor Yahaya Bello to accept defeat, claiming that the opposition will take the day come November the 16th.
The PDP in its statement claimed that APC knows that Governor Bello cannot point to any development project or initiative in his administration, adding that under the governor’s watch, Kogi has been reduced to the poorest state in the country. Read more here.
Kogi Assembly Confirms Edward Onoja As Deputy Governor
Edward Onoja, the immediate past Chief of Staff to Governor Yahaya Bello has been confirmed as the Deputy governor by the Kogi State House of Assembly.
Onoja was asked to take a bow and go and confirmed at exactly 8:27 am at the legislative chamber of the Assembly complex in Lokoja, the state capital on Monday.
The Speaker of the House, Prince Mathew Kolawole, charged the new deputy governor to support the vision of governor Bello towards bringing more development in the state. Read more here.
And that’s the latest news from Kogi state for today. Be sure to get more Nigerian news updates on this dependable online news medium. Do enjoy the rest of your day.