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Gov. Bello Appoints Two New Monarchs, Replaces One

Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has announced the appointments of new Ohinoyi of Ebira land and Maigari of Lokoja.

At the State Executive Council (SEC) meeting in Lokoja on Monday, Bello also announced the appointment of a former State Commissioner for Water Resources, Salihu Akawu as the new Ohimege of Koton Karfe.

Akawu’s appointment followed the removal of Alhaji Abdulrazaq Isa-Koto.

He added that “going by the selection decision of the Odaki ruling house, dated 27/4/2012 and endorsed by the Lokoja/Kogi Local Government Area Traditional Council, dated 14/5/2012, Mallam Saidu Akawu Salihu is hereby appointed as the Ohimege-Igu Koton Karfe and to be turbaned immediately to avoid vacuum.

Bello also announced Alhaji Ahmed Tijani Anaje, who is the Ohi of Okegwe as the new Ohinoyi of Ebira land.

Similarly, Alhaji Ibrahim Gambo Kabir was announced and appointed as the Maigari of Lokoja and Alhaji Dauda Isah, was appointed as the Maiyaki of Kupa.

Gov. Bello said “going by the high court judgment of 1998, which give full recognition to ODODO as bonafide child of ITA’AZI the father of Ebira land and UHUODO as a distinct district in Ebira land with equal rights as others, therefore, the stool of OHI OF UHUODO is hereby created and processes for the occupation of the stool to commence with immediate effect”.



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