Some members of the Kogi State House of Assembly has rejected the nomination of Kingsley Fanwo to return as the State Commissioner for Information and Communications. 

The House during its Wednesday plenary refused to confirm the Fanwo, citing no concurrence by members.

Fanwo had resigned from the government to pursue his House of Representatives ambition, which he lost the APC ticket to Folorunsho Olafemi, son to the former Acting Governor of Kogi State Chief Clarence Olafemi

Governor Yahaya Bello while sending nominees for appointment into three ministries, included Fanwo for reappointment.

The Speaker in his ruling said in view of lack of concurrence by members, the Commissioner designate would have to re-appear for another legislative date.

However, the house has confirmed the appointment of Dr Zakari Usman as Commissioner of the State.

Dr Usman who hailed from Dekina Local Government Area was told to take a bow and go.

The new Commissioner is the current Chief Medical Director, Kogi State Hospital Management Board.

Meanwhile, the Kogi State House of Assembly also confirmed the appointment of Alhaji Chogudo Sule Ahmed as a substantive Clerk of the house.

Ahmed was appointed by Governor Bello in January 2022 after the immediate past Clerk, Ibrahim Amoka retired from service.

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