Gov Bello appoints new Chief of Staff as Onoja resigns

THE Chief of Staff to Kogi State Governor, Chief Edward David Onoja has resigned his appointment following his nomination as running mate to Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello in the forthcoming November 16 Governorship election.

According to a statement from the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Onogwu Muhammed,
Abdulkareem Asuku Jamiu takes over as Chief of Staff to the Governor while Dr Gabriel Ottah is appointed Director General Protocol.

“Consequent upon the resignation of former Chief of Staff to Kogi State Governor, Chief Edward David Onoja, His Excellency, Yahaya Bello has approved the appointment of Pharmacist Jamiu Abdulkareem Asuku as Chief of Staff.

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“In a letter signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr (Mrs) Folashade Arike Ayoade, PhD, the Governor also approved the appointment of Dr Gabriel Ottah as Director General (Protocol).

“Dr Ayoade said these appointments take effect from 14 October 2019.

“Chief Edward Onoja is the Deputy Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the November 16 Governorship election in Kogi State.

“Until their appointments, Pharm Jamiu Abdulkareem Asuku was the Director-General, Protocol while Dr Gabriel Ottah was the Head of Department, Mass Communication, Kogi State University, Anyigba.

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