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Kogi State Debunks Establishment of ‘Office of Immediate Past Governor’

“The fake news should be disregarded as the handiwork of psychotic mischief makers…”

The Kogi State Government has debunked the rumour making the rounds that Governor Usman Ododo  has established the ‘office of immediate past governor” within premises of the Government house in Lokoja.

This was contained in a press statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Nihi Oladele copy of which was made available to the Journalists in Lokoja Tuesday.

“Kogi State Government has been drawn to a mischievous wasreport 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,”CPS posited.

Ibrahim Oyewale, Lokoja

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