Kogi State News Today
Senator Smart Adeyemi has been declared the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial primary for Kogi west senatorial district. He was declared at the early hours of Thursday, October 4, after polling 1659 votes.
A youth group affiliated to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has called on the party’s national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, to stop what it called a ticking time bomb in the Kogi state chapter of the party.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was in Kogi on Monday, September 24, to comiserate with victims of flooding in the state. He promised to provide relief materials and any other assistance needed from the federal government.
The National Emergency Management Agency has declared a ‘national disaster’ in Kogi, Anambra, Delta and Niger, following high levels of flooding in the states. Mustapha Maihaja, NEMA Director-General made the declaration in Kogi.
Governor Yahaya Bello’s convoy reportedly got involved in a serious road accident. The incident was confirmed by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC). The accident was blamed on the speeding drivers of the governor's convoy.
The National Emergency Management Agency has expressed fear that the impending flood that deluged Kogi state in 2012 may be small compared to the one the state may experience soon if precautionary cautions are not taken.