Kogi sworn in new deputy governor.

October 21, 2019Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Nasir Ajana, has sworn in Edward Onoja as the state’s deputy governor.Mr Onoja was sworn in on Monday following confirmation of his appointment by the house of assembly.Onoja replaces Simon Achuba who was impeached last Friday on three grounds of criminal indulgence, financial misappropriation, and non-performance.Mr Achuba had accused the governor of the state, Yahaya Bello, of being after his life.He alleged that Bello had sent gunmen to kill him, adding that the governor withheld the payment of his allowances amounting to N800 million.Kogi lawmakers, however, claimed that Achuba’s allegations, actions, and utterances amounted to gross misconduct.

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