The Kogi State House of Assembly, on Monday, confirmed Edward David Onoja, as the Deputy Governor of the state.
This is coming following the impeachment of Elder Simon Achuba over alleged gross misconduct by the House on Friday, October 18, 2019.
Onoja, who was the immediate past Chief of Staff to Governor Yahaya Bello, was confirmed at exactly 8:27 am.
When he appeared before the 25 lawmakers, he was asked to take a bow and go.
The Speaker of the House, Prince Mathew Kolawole, charged the new deputy governor to support the vision of Alhaji Yahaya Bello towards bringing more visionary development in the state.
Prince Kolawole directed the Clerk to convey this development to the Judiciary by swearing in Onoja as the new deputy governor.
The House, however, adjourned sitting to Tuesday 3rd December, 2019.
Meanwhile, KanyiDaily had reported that immmediately after Achuba’s impeachment, security men in there numbers and fully armed stormed his residence in Lokoja, thus, preventing him from going out or allowing any one to come in.