The Kogi State House of Assembly on July 16 approved the nomination of 15 out of the 17 persons whose names were forwarded to it by Idris Wada, the state governor.
Momoh-Jimoh Lawal, the House speaker, in his charge to the successful ones, urged them to key into the government’s transformation agenda for the overall development of the state.
He also urged them to shun corruption and live above board “so that, together, we can take Kogi State to the next level of development.”
The screened nominees include Joe Abrahams, Zakari Alfa, Umoru Mohammed, Idris Omede, Abdulrahman Wuya, Steve Mayaki, Abdulmumuni Usman, Ali Aju and Olatunji Oshanusi, who are all returnees. The six new nominees screened include Zainab Suleiman-Okino, Fidel Egwuche, Agnes Okai, Zacchaeus Atte, Kayode Olowomoran and Abubakar Ainoko.