Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:21 pm
Richard Elesho/ Lokoja
Kogi State Governor Alhaji Yshsys Bello has approved the appointment of nine new Special Advisers and 35 others.
This was contained in a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Communication, Mr Kingsley Fanwo, after the State Executive Council meeting held the Government House in Lokoja.
Among the new appointees is Mr. Adesayo Ismail, Special Adviser to the Governor on Water Resources.
Pharm. Abdul Clement Hamidu Special Adviser on Health Matters
Adam Tahir Abdullahi Special Adviser on Rural Development
Ibrahim Jibrin Special Adviser on Urban Development
Abah Kizito Arome Special Adviser on Community Relations
Ahmed Umar Bolori Special Adviser on Public Relations
Halimotu Amodu Special Adviser on Pension Matters
Abdulkareem Siyaka Special Adviser on Finance ,Economy and Investment and Isah Yunusa Danlami Special Adviser on Sanitation and Emergency Management.
The Governor also appointed 29 Senior Special Assistants and seven Special Assistants.
In a related development, the Governor has also approved certain redeployment as follows:
Olutimi Joseph SSA to the Governor on Mineral Resources SSA to the Governor on Political Matters, Yagba Federal Constituency
Prof. Harry Ositadinma Samuel Special Adviser on Finance, Investment and International Relations Special Adviser External Affairs & International Relations
Sule Abdulwakil Olorunjuwon SSA to the Governor on Culture SSA to the Governor on Rural Development
Adeyemi Olabode John SSA to the Governor on Political Matters, Kabba/Bunu Federal Constituency Special Adviser to the Governor on Civil Service & Labour Matters
Meanwhile, the Executive Governor has relieved Imam Salih Adam, Special Adviser on Sanitation and Emergency Management of his duties with immediate effect.
Fanwo added that all appointments and redeployment are with immediate effect.