BREAKING; Okene Local Government Chairman Suspended



Momoh Obansa, Lokoja

Kogi state house of assembly has suspended the chairman of Okene local government area, Abdulrazak Muhammed from office.

His suspension followed a report from the department of state security services, passed through the office of the governor to the house alleging that he used his position as council chairman to carry out undue arrest, intimidate and torture of any one who was against his oziogu clan.

The speaker, prince Mathew Kolawole who read the report said that the council chairman would remain suspended until the DSS complete its investigation.

The speaker, Rt. Hon. Matthew Kolawole, directed the vice chairman to immediately take over the affairs of the council.

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He also directed the house committee on local government to carryout an independent investigation and report back to the house.

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