Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Kogi State Government House Press Release for Today and the Sack of Director General of Protocol

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoze Bello has terminated the appointment of DG Protocol, Mr. Gabriel Ottah, replaces with Sunday Bamidele Aiyenibe as the new DG Protocol.

Mr. Gabriel Ottah was appointed to replace Asuku in the late 2019 when Asuku was made the Chief of Staff, replaces Edward Onoja who is now the current deputy governor of Kogi State.

Ottah has spent four months in the office of the Kogi State government before his service was called to an end. 

Onogwu Muhammed, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor released statement from the government house today on the re-appointment of some cabinet members. Africa News bring to you the below statement from Lugad house..

Kogi State Governor, His Excellency, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, after his inaugural speech pronounced the re-appointment of the following people with effect from Monday, 27th January, 2020:

1- Mrs Folashade Arike Ayoade, Ph.D- Secretary to the Government of Kogi State

2-Pharm Jamiu Abdulkarim Asuku- Chief of Staff to the Governor
3- Hoń Sunday Faleke -Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor. 

In an official release signed by Dr Folashade Arike Ayoade, the Governor has also forwarded the names of the following as Commissioner Designates to the State House of Assembly:

1- Hoń Muhammed SANI IBRAHIM, SAN
2-Hoń Asiru Asiwaju Idris
3- Hoń Saka Haruna
4-Hoń Abdulsalam Ozigi Deedat
5-Hoń Daniel Oneal Ejigbo
6-Engr ABUBAKAR Sadiq Ohere
7-Hoń Kingsley Olorunfemi Fanwo
8-Hoń DAVID Apeh
9- Mr Wemi Jones Ojo
10-Hoń Omofaiye Adewale 
11-Hoń Isah Idachaba 
12-Hoń JOSEPH Baron Okwoli
13-Hon. Gabriel Yunusa Olofu
14-Hajia Fatima Kabir Buba
15-Hoń Abdulmumin Danga 
16-Hoń Idris Musa
17-Hoń ABUBAKAR Bashir MOHAMMED 

In the same vein, His Excellency, Governor Yahaya Bello, has directed the relieve of Dr. Gabriel Ottah as the Director-General (Protocol) to the Governor and directed the appointment of Mr Sunday Bamidele Aiyenigba as the new Director-General (Protocol) with effect from today, Tuesday, 28th January, 2020. 

Onogwu Muhammed
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor.