Wada Retakes Kogi as INEC Fixes Election in 4 States

There was a mild drama Monday in Lokoja, Kogi State, when the winner of the December 3, 2011 governorship election in the state, Captain Idris Wada, and his running mate, Mr. Yomi Awoniyi, took over Lugard House, the seat of power, as substantive governor and deputy governor respectively. Also Monday , Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, cleared the fog in the Supreme Court ruling regarding the state when he advised the authorities to inaugurate Wada as governor.

The winner of the December 3, 2011 governorship election in Kogi State, Captain Idris Ichalla Wada, has sued for peace on the face of the political and legal issues confronting the state. As governor-elect, he was sworn into office in controversial circumstances along with the Speaker, Kogi State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdullahi Bello, on Friday, January 27, said: “The people of the state must live to sustain lasting peace in our dear state”.

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