Sunday, December 10, 2023

Kogi Assembly suspends 9 members on alleged terrorism, 7 council chairmen on anti party activities

Kogi State House of Assembly has suspended nine of it’s active members based on alleged terrorism, seven council chairmen and three vice chairmen on account of anti party activities in the just concluded elections.

The suspended lawmakers are, Muktar Bajeh of Okehi constituency, Daniya Rayin of Bassa constituency, Kilani Olumo, Ijumu constituency, Moses Akande, Ogori-Magongo constituency, Lawi Ahmed, Okene one, constituency Atule Igbunu, Ibaji constituency, Suleiman Attajachi Musa, IDAH, constituency Aderonke Aro, Yagba West constituency and Bello Hassan Abdullahi, Ajaokuta constituency.

The Suspended chairmen with their vice chairmen are, Ogori-magongo, Kabba-Bunu, and Bassa, while those with suspended chairmen are Yagba West, Adavi, Ajaokuta, and Ibaji.

The suspension of the lawmakers followed a letter from Governor Yahaya Bello to the speaker while that of the council chairmen and vice chairmen was based of a correspondence from the State APC, chairman, Abdullahi Bello.

Reading both letters at house plenary, the Speaker Prince Mathew Kolawole said the correspondence from the Governor alleged that the lawmakers were involved in terrorist activities based on security report while the correspondence from the state APC Chairman alleged that the chairmen and some vice chairmen carried out anti-party activities in the just concluded elections.