Breaking News
Translate

Bello sacks Commissioner, appoints 16 new aides

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has sacked his Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Mr Arome Adoji and approved the appointment of 16 new aides.

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A statement issued in Lokoja on Wednesday by Secretary to the State Government, Mrs Folashade Ayoade, confirmed the removal of Adoji but did not give reasons for the action.

Ayoade said that Dr Paul Ugbede Ebije had been appointed by the governor to replace the sacked commissioner.

According to the statement, Mr Aliyu Salami has also been appointed as the new chairman of the Kogi State Internal Revenue Service.

Trump, Obama, Clinton mourn ex-president Bush

Salami, is replacing the former chairman, Alhaji Yakubu Oseni, who is now the Kogi Central senatorial candidate of the of All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2019 election.

Chief Gbenga Asagun and the state’s former Head of Service, Dr Moses Atakpa, were also appointed to serve as chairmen of Elders Advisory Council for Kogi West and East senatorial districts respectively among others, the statement said.

Other aides appointed included Mr Umar Abdulshi and Mr Mudi Yusuf, as members of Lokoja and Ofu local governments administrative councils.

Also appointed are Mr Suleiman Abubakar, Mr Segun Aberepran, Mr Yahaya Halilu, Mr Mathew Malik, Mr Abubakar Abdulkarim as Senior Special Assistants while Mr Salihu Idachaba, Hajia Halimatu Amodu and Mr Nda Aron were appointed Special Advisers to the governor.

All rights reserved. This material and any other digital content on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from VANGUARD NEWS.

Disclaimer

Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of vanguard newspapers or any employee thereof.