Yahaya Bello Inaugurates LG Caretaker Chairmen

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has  charged the newly inaugurated chairpersons of the 21 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the state to take the issue of safety and security of their respective locality seriously and ensure that their people feel their positive impact, through adequate welfarism.

Governor Bello gave this directive while addressing them on Tuesday after administering the oath of office and secrecy.

He urged them to leave an indelible mark by exceeding the achievements of their predecessors, particularly in the crucial domain of ensuring security.

The Governor  acknowledged the substantial workload awaiting them but expressed confidence that they would succeed with collaborative efforts and cooperation of stakeholders.

Governor Yahaya Bello with Kogi Governor-elect, Usman Ododo

He highlights that his outgoing administration and the previous chairmen have laid the groundwork for their smooth transition, advising them to carry every stakeholder along in their new responsibilities.

The Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Bar. Deedat Salami-Ozigi, clarified that the event aimed to inaugurate those responsible for discharging security responsibilities in their respective localities. He explained that the appointment of caretaker chairpersons followed the expiration of the tenure of the former democratically elected chairmen of the 21 LGAs.

One of the inaugurated caretaker chairmen, Comrade Adamu Abdullahi, representing Lokoja Local Government, expressed readiness to sustain the achievements of their predecessors.

Those inaugurated included, Rasheed Bashiru Okatengwu (Adavi), Haruna Aliyu Ogido (Ajaokuta), Adamu Yahaya Mohammed (Ankpa),Theophilus Adama (Bassa), John Urah (Dekina), Emmanuel Uge (Ibaji), Amade Egwuda Ochuenu (Idah), Cosmas Attabor Ilemona (Igalamela-Odolu), Ibrahim Haruna (Ijumu), Barr. Zaccaeus Dare Michael (Kabba-Bunu), Musa Abdulmalik (kogi)
Others are Abdullahi Adamu (Lokoja), Ademola Bello (Mopa-Muro), Hassan Atawodi (Ofu), Rosemary Ohiezu (Ogori-Magongo), Monday Amoke Odu (Okehi), Enesi Ahmed Nuhu (Okene), Ameh Williams O (Olamaboro), Edibo Ameh Mark (Omala), Dare Joshua Venza (Yagba West) and Tosin Olokun (Yagba EAST


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