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Kogi government to appoint new Ohinoyi for Ebira land next week


The Kogi State government has announced that it will next week announce a candidate to take over the vacant seat of Ohinoyi in Ebiraland.

DAILY POST reported that the chair became vacant following the death of the late Alhaji (Dr.) Ado Ibrahim.

The revered monarch passed away in November 2023 at the age of 94.

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State made this disclosure during a meeting with aspirants recommended by the Kingmaker Committee at Kogi Central this weekend.

The committee had recommended seven candidates to the state government, from which one would be nominated.

Applicants include former state Lieutenant Governor Dr. Philip Salau. Former National Assembly Secretary and lawyer Ataba Sani Omolori. General Yusuf Abubakar Amuda.

There is also Mr. Barr. Mr. Momo Shaibu, Professor Ibrahim Onuwe Abdulmalik, His Highness Ahmad Tijani Anahe, and Mr. Ahmad Momojimo.

In his address, Governor Bello appealed to candidates vying for the traditional number one seat in Kogi Central Senatorial District to support the government appointee as all are qualified.

Governor Bello, however, cautioned against divisive statements and actions that could disturb peace in the land.

Source: dailypost.ng

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