Assembly Suspends Kogi Local Government council boss over criminal allegations

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The Kogi State House of Assembly on Wednesday suspended the Executive Chairman of Kogi Local Government Mr Abdulkareem Isah Sanni over alleged criminal involvement while in office.
The suspension of Sanni was sequel to a resolution by members of the house when the Speaker of the Assembly Prince Mathew Kolawole read a later from Governor Bello indicting the council boss of alleged criminal activities.
Kolawole in his ruling said the suspension of the council boss will last pending the outcome of the Department of State Service, (DSS) investigation.
He however directed that the Vice Chairman of the Local Government Hasana Jezhi should step in as acting chairman.
Barrister Cosmos Atabor member representing Igalamela Odolu Constituency before the speaker ruling noted that since their was an indictment on the council boss, it will not right for him to continue to serve in office.
Meanwhile, Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has sent over N30Billion supplementary budget to Kogi State House of Assembly for approval.
It was however referred to the House Committee on Budget and Finance to act upon.

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