JUST IN: Kogi Governor Visits Tinubu at Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Details of Meeting Emerge

JUST IN: Kogi Governor Visits Tinubu at Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Details of Meeting Emerge

  • Alhaji Usman Ododo, the governor of Kogi state, on Wednesday, May 15, paid a visit to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the presidential villa in Abuja
  • According to a statement by Kogi's information commissioner, the governor used the opportunity to brief President Tinubu on efforts by his administration to improve the security architecture in the state
  • Legit.ng recalls that gunmen suspected to be kidnappers abducted several students of Confluence University, at Osara in Adavi local government area of Kogi state

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Lokoja, Kogi state - Ahmed Usman Ododo, the governor of Kogi, was at the presidential villa on Wednesday, May 15, to brief President Bola Tinubu about happenings in the state.

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According to a statement by Kingsley Fanwo, the Kogi commissioner for information and communications, President Tinubu expressed satisfaction with how Ododo handled the security situation in the colossal northcentral state.

Kogi governor Usman Ododo briefs President Bola Tinubu about happenings in the state
President Tinubu and Governor Ododo reportedly discussed about the security situation in Kogi state. Photo credit: @KingsleyFanwo
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The Kogi governor also reportedly confirmed that the meeting was quite "fruitful".

Furthermore, Fanwo stated that the meeting between the two All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains also touched on areas such as education, welfare of the state's civil servants, primary healthcare delivery, and sundry other issues of interest.

Ododo also discussed efforts at curbing the crisis in Omala local government area (LGA) with President Tinubu.

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Gunshots as Ododo smuggles out Yahaya Bello

Legit.ng earlier reported that sporadic gunshots rented the air as Governor Ododo departed the residence of Alhaji Yahaya Bello, his predecessor.

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had stormed Bello’s residence to arrest him. After hours of being unable to secure their mission, the security operatives had reinforced with backup support from the police and the Department of State Services (DSS).

Source: Legit.ng

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