Following his suspension from office as the Chairman of Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State, Hon Abdulrazaq Muhammad has said that he is innocent of the allegations against him.
Muhammad was on Tuesday suspended by the Kogi State House of Assembly on allegations of intimidation and undue arrest of oppositions.
In a press statement on Wednesday, the suspended Chairman urged anyone with verifiable evidence to assist the Lawmakers and the Department of State Service (DSS) in their investigation.
“I want to humbly and respectfully appreciate the efforts, loyalty and cooperation of all my cabinet members, His Royal Majesty, Ohinoyi of Ebiraland, traditional rulers, ward heads and community leaders for their unflinching support, advice and in some cases deployed their personal resources to make Okene Local Government a peaceful place to live.
“I thank the general public both within and outside Okene local government council for the show of love, support and solidarity. I urge you all to remain calm as we all await the outcome of the investigations,” he said.