Kogi State News Today
The senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, has reacted to his victory after being declared the winner of the National Assembly election held in the senatorial district on Saturday, February 23 by INEC.
The Returning Officer for Kogi west Senatorial district, Emmanuel Bala, has announced the results of four out of seven local government council’s in the district, which gave the PDP candidate, Senator Dino Melaye, a clear lead.
The groups are especially concerned about the numerous fake news attributed to the Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, stressing that it was being peddled by politicians who have deceived and divided them in the past.
Few hours to the presidential and National Assembly elections, police have reportedly sealed off the Lokoja residence of Ibrahim Idris, former governor of Kogi state, where PDP leaders in the state are currently meeting.
The operator of the crashed chopper involving Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Kabba, Kogi, failed to carry out risk assessment test of the Kabba Stadium prior to the flight. This is according to Akin Olateru, the AIB commissioner.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Kogi branch, on Wednesday, February 13, in Lokoja, urged Christians in the state to shun all acts of violence and pray for a peaceful conduct of the general elections slated for Saturday.