Okun People Writes NASS, Demand Constitutional Review

-Adewale Adetoyese “Zone us to South-West” The Okun community, Kogi State. Members of Okun ethnic nationality in Kogi State has written to the National Assembly, demanding relocation from the North-Central geopolitical zone to the South-West. TellAfrica gathered that the demand was contained in the memorandum sent to the Senate Committee on the review of the 1999 constitution, under the aegis of Okun Development Association. They also wanted a separate state which would be made up of the Okun people and the core Yoruba speaking part of Kwara State. The memorandum,…

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COVID-19: Kogi State Government Disowns Index Cases Says, “Ignore Mischief Makers”

“Ignore mischief makers”, Kogi govt says as they disowns COVID-19 index cases. Abiodun Adesina The Kogi State Government, has disowned the two index cases reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), insisting the state is still COVID-19 free. Our correspondent S’Teller gathered that the government made the claim via a statement signed by the Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Haruna Audu, describing the claim by NCDC as false belief. “Kogi State till this very moment is Covid-19 free. We have developed full testing capacity and have conducted hundreds…

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