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Kogi: Gov. Bello appoints Achuba as deputy

By The Citizen
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Governor Yahaya Bello has appointed Hon. Simon Achuba as his deputy and forwarded his name to the state assembly for confirmation.

Meanwhile, the letter of appointment of Hon. Achuba signed by the governor and forwarded to the state assembly reads in part: 'In line with the provision of section 186 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (1999) as amended, I have the pleasure to forward herewith the name of Hon. Simon Achuba for approval of appointment as the deputy governor of Kogi State.

'Hon. Achuba (JP) hails from Ibaji Local government of Kogi State and was a two-time honourable member of the House (1999- 2007) wherein he was deputy speaker of the House during his second tenure (2003-2007).

'In view of the above, it will be highly appreciated if the request is treated and approved with utmost speed to pave way for his assumption of office'. - Daily Times.