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A NOTE FROM OGO'OGU MD TO HON KABIR AJANNAH, MEMBER, HOUSE OF REPRENTATIVE ADAVI/OKEHI CONSTITUENCY

Ladies and gentlemen of kogi state, I salute you all. We are in a season where we must not sleep with our two eyes closed. "the moment we the citizen fold our arms and zip our mouth, the abuse of government begins"As we know good governance is not just the responsibility of the elected even the electorates have enormous role to play to make this a reality.In today politics,  the greatest factor that choke good governance is the electorate factor. We have in various forms contributed to the abuse of power in our dear state. Many of us who are wailing and complaining of hardship in the state today have forgotten so soon how they sold their votes during election for a morsel of porridge. This might not mean anything to you but I tell you the truth, that is where abuse of power began.But my assignment today is not to speak to KOGITES in general but to contribute my quota to the development and progress of my constituency, Okehi/Adavi, Federal Constituency under the representatio…

ADDRESSING SECURITY CHALLENGES IN KOGI STATE

By: Dr. Musa Abdulrahman Adeiza
President-General of Ebira Peoples Association (EPA)

Ladies and Gentlemen
Gentlemen of the PressIt is with sadness and a sense of foreboding that we address you today regarding the alarming rate of insecurity and criminality in Kogi State, especially in Kogi Central Senatorial Zone. Members of the Ebira Peoples Association (EPA), the umbrella body of all Ebira people at home and in the Diaspora, are seriously concerned about the rampant cases of mindless killings, kidnappings, robberies and other violent crimes that have come to define every day life in our state. Despite the efforts of governments at all levels, criminals seem to operate freely and unhindered by the presence of a combined forces of police, soldiers and para-military agents. In the last one year, no week has passed without incidents of kidnapping, abduction and even murder in the state. Kogi state is geographically at the heart of this country as the only state that has land borders w…