Kogi State News Today
Two drivers have been reportedly shot and injured by a police inspector for allegedly refusing to offer bribes demanded from them. The incident happened on Tuesday, January 8, at the Ibro Motor Park opposite in Lokoja.
The Kogi State House of Assembly has declared vacant the seat of Linus Enenche, the member representing Olamaboro Constituency of the state. He lost his seat following a motion moved to that effect by the House Majority Leader.
The National Industrial Court, on Friday, December 7, in Abuja, ordered the reinstatement of 170 dismissed workers of Kogi State Government.The judge, ordered that the claimants be reinstated to their various positions.
The senator representing Kogi East senatorial district, Atai Aidoko, has advised Air Marshall Isaac Alfa to wait for the verdict of the Supreme Court instead of accusing the leadership of the Senate led by Bukola Saraki of bias.
An official letter from the governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, handing over leadership of the state in the interim to the speaker of its House of Assembly, Matthew Kolawole, has been presented by the latter.
Governor Yahaya Bello has sacked Arome Adoji, the commissioner for culture and tourism and approved the appointment of 16 new political office holders.Bello also appointed Aliyu Salami who is to serve as the new chairman of KIRS