Kogi Assembly Confirms Kingsley Fanwo as Commissioner

Having re-screened him, the Kogi State House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed Kingsley Fanwo as a commissioner-nominee presented to the House by Governor Yahaya Bello.

Fanwo reappeared before the House following last week deferment by the Speaker of the House, Prince Matthew Kolawole.

He was initially screened as commissioner nominee on January 30, 2020 before he resigned in April to contest for the House of Representatives, Yagba Federal constituency, losing the with a margin of two votes to Folorunsho Olafemi.

The governor subsequently after the primary forwarded his name along two others to the House as commissioner nominee.

The Speaker, Matthew Kolawole who corrected the notion that Fanwo’s nomination was rejected by the House last week, said he was only refered to today’s legislative sitting.

He equally asked the members to allow the nominee take a bow and go; having justified his position as a commissioner for Information before his resignation.

He was seconded by the House members.

A team of Executive arms comprising of the SSG, Mrs. Folashade Arike; Commissioners for Finance and Education, Mr. Asiru Idris and Wemi Jones; Kofi ALGON chairman, Isa Taofiq and other appointees were at hands to give him solidarity.

Meanwhile, the commissioner nominee, Kingsley Fanwo after the screening said: his renomination by the governor as Commissioner reaffirmed the confidence, said the development will enable him strengthen the agencies to perform their activities.

He also promised that the digital Radio transmitter purchased by the state will soon be installed at the State Broadcasting station.

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