Kogi Govt approves 1.56billion Economic Tecovery, Stimulus Fund …lists Vulnerable, Farmers, SMEs as beneficiaries

The Kogi State Executive Council on Wednesday approved a set aside fund of 1.56billion naira under the Kogi Care Initiative planned towards economic recovery and stimulus in a bid to cushion the effect of the post Covid-19 pandemic in the state. Speaking with newsmen after the council meeting, Commissioner for Finance and Budget Planning, Asiwaju Idris Ashiru mentioned that the fund would be shared into 520 million naira to cover three major areas. The State Commissioner highlighted these area to include assistance to the Vulnerable covering the elderly, less privilege…

KOGI DECIDES : Kogi Govt Denies Statement Over Igala Governorship Candidacy

The Kogi state government has denied a statement published by an online news platform, Kogi Today, which stated that Honorable Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs ,Engr Abubakar Ohere said no true Ebira man would vote an Igala man. The state government in a statement signed by Fanwo Kingsley, Director General Of Media and Publicity to the Governorship’s stated “We wish to set the record straight that the Honorable Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs did not make such statements either privately or publicly. It is unfortunate that…

Kogi Govt Reacts To Alleged Non-payment Of Salaries, Entitlements To Deputy Governor

Kogi State Government has reacted to claims by the Deputy Governor of the state, Simon Achuba who stated in an interactive with journalists that his salaries and entitlements have not been paid since 2017. The state government in a statement signed by Kingsley Fanwo,Director General of Media and Publicity to the Governor of Kogi State denied the allegation. Read the full text below : The Kogi State Government has been drawn to a letter of demand dated 17th July 2019 written by lawyers on behalf of the Deputy Governor of…