In a groundbreaking move, Governor Ahmed Usman Ododo of Kogi State has wasted no time in making significant strides, announcing key appointments to his cabinet on his very first day in office. This unprecedented decision was revealed during his inaugural speech, setting a new standard for swift governance in the state.
Governor Ododo, who officially assumed office as the 5th elected governor of Kogi State, seized the opportunity to introduce his Commissioner-nominees. These nominees, predominantly comprised of individuals who served in the immediate-past administration of Governor Yahaya Bello, are set to undergo prompt confirmation by the State House of Assembly, marking the formation of the State Executive Council (SEC).
Prominent figures among the commissioner-nominees include the former Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Folashade Ayoade Arike, Kingley Fanwo, Deedat Salami Ozigi, and other aides, all appointed with immediate effect. This strategic selection reflects a commitment to building upon the successes and experiences of the previous administration, ensuring a seamless transition.
Governor Ododo’s swift action underscores a dedication to effective leadership and a determination to hit the ground running. The decision to announce key appointments on day one speaks to the urgency and focus of the new administration in addressing the pressing needs of the state.
As Kogi State awaits the confirmation process in the State House of Assembly, residents are eager to see how these appointees will contribute to the development and progress of the state. Further details regarding specific roles and portfolios assigned to each nominee are anticipated in subsequent announcements, providing clarity on the governor’s vision for the state’s future.
The move to swiftly assemble a cabinet on the first day in office demonstrates Governor Ododo’s commitment to fulfilling his promises and delivering on the expectations of the people of Kogi State. This proactive approach sets a precedent for effective governance, signaling a new era under the leadership of Governor Ahmed Usman Ododo.
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