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JUST IN: Umar Yusuf Emerges Kogi Speaker

Aliu Umar Yusuf, the lawmaker representing Lokoja II, has emerged as the new Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly.

Yusuf became the new Speaker shortly after Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State issued a proclamation for the eighth Assembly in the state.

Enema Paul, a member representing Dekina Okura Constituency, also emerged as the Deputy Speaker of the State’s Assembly.

In his inaugural speech, the new Speaker, Hon Aliu Umar Yusuf thanked God almighty for the privilege to serve Kogi State.

He also appreciated his colleagues for finding him worthy of championing the affairs of the legislative house.

The State Assembly, under his leadership, is expected to collaborate with other arms of Government towards moving Kogi State forward.

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