Governor Idris Wada of Kogi on Tuesday removed 15 chairmen of local governments from office for defecting to the rival All Progressives Congress (APC).
This was contained in a statement issued in Lokoja and signed by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Local Governments and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr James Adedoyin in Lokoja.
The statement cited section 20 sub section ( 1) and section 36 sub section 1 (d) of Kogi State Local Government Law 2000 as amended to back the action.
Governor Idris Wada of Kogi state has emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the forthcoming governorship election in the state slated for November 21.
Mr. Wada scrored 709 votes to beat his closest challenger, Isa Echoho, who got 139 votes in the primary election, which took place at the Lokoja stadium Monday.
The election was supervised by the governor of Enugu state, Ifeanyi Uguawanyi, who announced the result of the primary at about 9:42pm Monday evening.
Mr. Wada will face […]