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Kogi Gov, Ododo Reacts To Creation Of ‘Office Of Immediate Past Governor’

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Kogi Gov, Ododo Reacts To Creation Of 'Office Of Immediate Past Governor'

Governor Ahmed Ododo of Kogi State has debunked report of allegedly creating and approved the establishment of the “Office of the Immediate Past Governor” to be domiciled in the Government House.

The governor who spoke through his Chief Press Secretary, Oladele John on Tuesday in a press statement said the report was fake, urged the public to disregard it.

It was gathered Governor Ododo allegedly created the office in order to ensure that his predecessor, Yahaya Bello to remain in power.

The statement reads in full “The attention of the Kogi State Government has been drawn to a mischievous report that the Governor of Kogi State, His Excellency, Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo, has approved the establishment of the “Office of the Immediate Past Governor” to be domiciled in the Government House.

“The fake news should be disregarded as the handiwork of psychotic mischief makers, who have been thrown into confusion by the unprecedented achievements of our former Governor, His Excellency, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, CON, and the realisation that the good people of Kogi State sincerely appreciate this.

“The laughable report was concocted to create disaffection and mislead the public but the authors failed woefully to confuse intelligent Nigerians.

“We thank the media for exercising restraint and detecting, on their own, that the report was fake.

“We, however, urge the general public to always fact-check before spreading fake news.”

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