THE Kogi State House of Assembly has elected Mathew Kolawole, member representing Kaba/Bunu state constituency as the new speaker to replace Umar Ahmed Imam who resigned Wednesday night.
His election took place at the special plenary on Thursday, August 3, where the replacement was announced while legislators praised the former speaker for his leadership qualities.
Deputy speaker, Hassan Abdullahi from Dekina/Okura constituency, after the swearing in of the new speaker, described the former speaker as an epitome of humility and transparency difficult to match.
Also. sworn in are Victor Omofaye from Ijumu constituency as the chief whip and Balogun Bello from Ajaokuta as the majority leader.
Aug 3, @ 14:20 GMT