- The Kogi State House of Assembly on Friday, June 17 appointed a new Deputy Speaker, Alfa Momoh Rabiu
- The former Deputy Speaker , rt . Hon Ahmed Muhammed was indicted on Friday for alleged gross misconduct.
- Muhammed’s dismissal followed the suspension of three senior assembly officials accused of similar acts
Kogi – Rt. Hon Ahmed Muhammed, Deputy Speaker of the Kogi House of Assembly, and three other important ones Officials in the state legislature were indicted.
The House of Assembly made the rather drastic and punitive decision during an emergency session held on Friday, June 17, Punch reports .
The three main officials sacked from the House of Representatives are Majority Leader Bello Hassan Balogun, Deputy Majority Leader Idris Ndako and Chief Whip Hon Edoko Moses Ododo .
This p The move was taken in response to allegations of gross misconduct and arbitrary administration of office against the officers.
In a Motion of Urgent Importance read by Hon. Enema Paul, Dekina/Okura Constituency Member, 17 lawmakers signed off on the removal of Hon Ahmed Mohammed and the suspension of three other chief officers in the House.
The House also declared Alfa Momoh Rabiu, the lawmaker representing Ankpa II, as Substitute for accused speaker.
Dino Melaye loses PDP senatorial primary in Kogi and reveals why he was defeated
Meanwhile Senator Dino Melaye the senator ticket from Kogi West of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to Hon.
Tajudeen Yusuf. Dino received 99 votes against TJ Yusuf, who currently represents the Kabba/Bunu Ijumu federal constituency, who received 163 votes.
How TJ Yusuf won Replay
At In the repeat on Tuesday, May 24, Yusuf secured the majority of the votes.
While TJ Yusuf cheered for Wike for the PDP presidential ticket in Nyesom State, Dino supported Melaye Atiku Abubakar, turning the game into a royal rumble between two influential party presidential hopefuls.