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Governor Yahaya Bello nominates Onoja as Deputy Governor after Achuba’s impeachment

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Governor Yahaya Bello nominates Onoja as Deputy Governor after Achuba's impeachment

Governor Yahaya Bello has nominated Edward Onoja as Deputy Governor of Kogi State few hours after Simon Achuba was impeached by the Kogi state house of assembly over alleged gross misconduct.

This is coming two days after Edward Onoja resigned from his position as Governor Yahaya Bello’s Chief of Staff. Abdulkareem Jamiu was appointed to replace him.

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It is expected that Onoja who is the most influential member of the governor’s cabinet will be sworn-in on Saturday, October 19.

The 44-year-old indigene of Emonyoku Ogugu in Olamaboro local government area of Kogi state had sought the ticket of the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) for a house of assembly seat in 2011. He was also the chief strategist of “Yahaya Bello Campaign Organization” in 2015.

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