COVID-19: 2020 edition of Ogori Ovia Osese festival cancelled

LESS than three weeks to the 2020 edition of Ogori Ovia Osese Cultural Festival, the COVID-19 global pandemic has forced the National Executive Committee of Ogori Descendants’ Union, ODU, last Saturday, to out-rightly cancel the event. The body, arose from an emergency meeting called by the ODU, announcing the cancellation of the event which had been scheduled to hold between April 19 and 26, 2020. In a 9-point communique, the body said, “in view of the global health challenges posed by COVID-19, Ogori Ovia Osese festival being an international tourist…

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Hon. Aboh Distributes Free Hand Sanitizer, Sets Up Action Committee On COVID-19 In Omala

By Joshua Mar 30, 2020, 18:13 Pm0140 Omala Local Government Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Security, Hon. (Alh) Ibrahim Yakubu Aboh massively distributed free hand sanitizer to thousands of households, hospitals, motor parks, palaces, offices, etc, across the eleven wards in the local government. This is premised on his earlier promise to provide hand sanitizer and other aids to help prevent the spread of the novel COVID-19 in Omala Local Government. The SSA further sets up Action Committee On COVID-19, whose responsibility will include among others: ⏺Distribution of…

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Kogi State Covid-19 Newsflash; UBA Foundation donate 28.5 million naira to Kogi State

    Monday March 30, 2020. We are happy to announce that the United Bank for Aftica has donated 28.5 million naira towards the state’s efforts against the spread of the deadly virus. The donation was received on behalf of the State Government by the Deputy Governor and the Chairman of the Kogi Covid-19 Squadron Committee, His Excellency Chief Edward Onoja. He thanked UBA for supporting the State Government at this trying period, urging other corporate organizations to emulate the good gesture of UBA. The presentation ceremony was witnessed by…

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Hon. Aboh Convene Security Meeting In Omala, Review Strategy

In the face of the dreaded Corona Virus ravaging the globe, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Security for Omala Local Government, Hon. (Alh) Ibrahim Yakubu Aboh is not keeping security of lives and properties in the back seat as he convene the regular peace and security meeting to review the security situation in the area. Alhaji Aboh stated that, “based on the directive of His Excellency, Governor Yahaya Bello to keep Omala Local Government and Kogi State by extension safe and secured, we are not loosing grips…

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WACL Says It Has Resolutely Joined The Vanguard to Fighting Covid 19 Scourge – Management

The Management of West African Ceramics Limited Ajoaokuta says the company was not the one directed to shut down by the Kogi State Squadron Team On Coronavirus. The Management in a statement signed by the General Manager, Baskar Rao, also disclosed that it has no Chinese Nationals working in the firm. The statement by the company said the clarification became necessary in view of the several concerns shown by concerned persons and customers through phone calls the management of the company has received following the decision by the Squadron Team…

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WACL Says It Has Resolutely Joined The Vanguard to Fighting Covid 19 Scourge – Management

The Management of West African Ceramics Limited Ajoaokuta says the company was not the one directed to shut down by the Kogi State Squadron Team On Coronavirus. The Management in a statement signed by the General Manager, Baskar Rao, also disclosed that it has no Chinese Nationals working in the firm. The statement by the company said the clarification became necessary in view of the several concerns shown by concerned persons and customers through phone calls the management of the company has received following the decision by the Squadron Team…

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COVID-19: Hon. Aboh Conducts Sensitisation And Monitors Compliance In Omala.

  In line with the state directives on restrictions of movement and social gathering, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Security for Omala Local Government, Hon. (Alh) Ibrahim Yakubu Aboh has ensured that all the guidelines are met. Leading by example as he attends to serious official assignment demanding urgent attention. In his office at the local government secretariat, Abejukolo the SSA solely met with the Director of Local Government, Elder Joseph Omale, later joined by the DPO, DSP John I. Ogbebo. On the flip side, the SSA…

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KOGI WEST: Drama As Petitioner’s Witness Apologies For Lying Before Tribunal

By Oba Bolu Mar 25, 2020, 15:16 Pm120 There was mild drama on Tuesday at the Kogi State National Assembly Election Tribunal, sitting in Abuja as some of the Petitioner’s witnesses denied their statement on oath. The Petitioner, Dino Melaye had called in some of his witnesses to butress his suit at the tribunal challenging the outcome of the November 30 rerun election won by Senator Smart Adeyemi; alleging their was mayhem and manipulation at the poll. As hearing into the suit continue for adoption of written addresses, one of…

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WACL Begins Grading of Ajaokuta Itobe Road, Says Investment in Youths Would Have Future Reward

    The West African Ceramics Limited says it is working hard to ease the sufferings of motorists plying the Ajaokuta Ofunene Itobe road with the ongoing grading. Mr Baskar Rao, General Manager of the WACL stated this today after the company received a certificate of credence from National Association of Kogi State Youths in the area of Employment and Corporate Social Responsibility. The GM said the company has already completed work on the ASCO bridge that was washed away during the rains last year, while works he added is…

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Hon. Aboh To Prioritize Security Of Lives And Properties In Omala~Convenes Critical Security Meeting, Hosts Area Commander

Omala Local Government Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Kogi State on Security, Hon. (Alh) Ibrahim Yakubu Aboh has expressed determination to continue to sustain security of lives and properties of citizens in the area. He gave the assurance in Abejukolo, Omala Local Government Secretariat during a high profile peace and security convened earlier in the week in his office. The SSA maintained that, “as part of measures to make the task of security easy is to tackle the encumbrances which include, abuse of drugs and other harmful substances…

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