Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has reappointed Mr. Kingsley Fanwo as Commissioner for Information and Communications. KogiOnlineNg confirmed that, in a forwarded a list of the names of three Commissioners designate to the Kogi State House of Assembly for screening and approval.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Onogwu Muhammed also disclosed that the Commissioner Nominees includes Dr. Zakeri Usman and Engr. Mohammed Abdulmutalab from Dekina and Okene Local Government Areas respectively.
Fanwo Had Resigned
KogiOnlineNg recalls that Fanwo had resigned his appointment to contest the Yagba Federal Constituency House of Representatives ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) but lost to Engr. Folorunsho Olafemi (Ph.D).
It was also gathered that Dr. Usman if confirmed by the Assembly, will replace the former Commissioner for Health, Dr. Saka Haruna Audu who was removed by the Governor from office in April 2022, over allegations of misappropriation of funds.
Meanwhile, Abdulmutalab will also replace Engr. Abubakar Ohere who resigned to pursue his senatorial ambition, as he emerged the Senatorial candidate of the APC for Kogi Central Senatorial District, and would be slugging it out with Barr. Natasha Akpoti Uduaghan, the candidate of the main opposition, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).