EXCERPTS OF THE EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF THE STATE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF THE KOGI STATE GOVERNMENT HELD ON FRIDAY 29TH OF JULY, 2022 AT THE EXCO CHAMBERS OF THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE, LOKOJA
The meeting which was presided over by the chairman of the Council and governor of Kogi State, His Excellency Yahaya Bello had in attendance, the Vice Chairman of the council and Deputy Governor, His Excellency Edward Onoja, the Secretary to the State Government, Head of the Civil Service, Honourable Commissioners and other members of the council.
During the business of the EXCO, council inaugurated the new Commissioners who were earlier cleared by the Kogi State House of Assembly after receiving the lists of the appointees from the governor.
The Commissioners and their portfolios are:
*Dr Zakari Usman, Commissioner for Health
*Engr Muhammed Abdulmutalib, commissioner for Rural and Energy Development
*Hon Kingsley Femi Fanwo, Commissioner for Information and Communication
The governor after oaths taking by the commissioners charged the newly inaugurated members of the state’s executive council to work assiduously in making sure they give good account of themselves in the discharge of their responsibilities.
The governor counseled the commissioners to acquit themselves with his administration’s blueprint and the New Direction governance policy which placed unity at the top of its agenda. Bello admonished the newly inaugurated commissioners to carry their people along, give back to their constituencies when opportunities allowed, and work harmoniously with every members of the New Direction team for maximum results.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor