Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi Appoints Gbenga Olorunpomi as SSA on New Media


The Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, has appointed Folashade Ayoade as the new Secretary to the State Government, YNaija reports.

This was disclosed on Tuesday, in a statement released by the governor’s chief of staff, David Onoja.

Governor Bello also appointed Momoh Jubril as the new Accountant-General of the state as well as 20 new Special Advisers and three Senior Special Assistants on print media, electronic and new media.

According to the statement, the new Senior Special Assistant on print media is Ademu Idako, while Petra Onyebule and Gbenga Olorunpomi will serve as Senior Special Assistants on Electronic Media and New Media, respectively.

Idako was until his appointment, the correspondent of the Newswatch Daily and Chairman of the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in Kogi.

Also appointed were a retired brigadier-general, Olusola Okutimo as the Security Adviser to the governor, Ibrahim Mohammed as Legal Adviser and Abdulkareem Mohammed as the Director-General, Protocol.

Bello also approved the appointment of five special assistants for the deputy governor.

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