Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on Tuesday approved the appointment of Mrs. Ayoade Folashade Arike as Secretary to the State Government.
Also appointed is Alhaji Momoh Jubril, as the new Accountant General of the state.
The appointments, which were contained in a release from the Governor’s Chief of Staff, Mr Edward Onoja, showed that 31 others were also appointed to serve in various capacities in the new administration.
Other appointments approved by the Governor are: Rtd Gen. Paul Okutimo Olusola (State Security Adviser), Barr. Ibrahim Sani Mohammed (State Legal Adviser) and Pharm. Abdulkareem Jamiu Mohammed (Director General, Protocol).
The statement said Mr. Bello also appointed Mr Ademu Idakwo, Chairman of Correspondents Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Kogi State as his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Print Media while Petra Akinti Onyebule and Gbenga Babayinka Olorunpomi were appointed to serve as SSAs on Electronic and New Media respectively.
Also appointed are 20 Special advisers to the governor and five special assistants to the deputy governor.