Joseph Amedu, Lokoja
The inauguration and swearing in ceremony of his Excellency, Alh Yahaya Adoza Bello, will take place at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja, Kogi State at 10am on Wednesday 27th,2016.
Alh Bello, who was born on 18th June, 1975 in Agassa, Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State, will be sworn in by the Chief Justice of the State, Justice Nasiru Ajana in the presence of dignitaries, party men and the general public.
The President, Vice President, Senate President, Distinguished Members of the National and State Assemblies, State Governors, Federal Ministers and Captains of Industry are expected to grace the occasion.
As part of hand over preparations, the Kogi State government under the leadership of the outgoing Governor, His Excellency, Capt Idris Wada recently set up a Transition Committee which has been meeting with a similar committee set up by the incoming governor, Alh Yahaya Bello to ensure a smooth transition.
Part of the line up of activities for the occasion include the swearing of the governor, delivery of his inaugural speech, cultural displays etc.
The general public are advised to be orderly, peaceful and to co-operate with law enforcement agents who have been directed to take strategic positions in Lokoja township and environs to ensure a hitch-free event. Motorists moving in and out of Lokoja are equally advised to comply with speed limit on the roads and obey traffic rules to avoid unnecessary logjam.