Tuesday, April 16, 2024

House of Assembly constitutes seven-man committee to probe Kogi revenues

The Kogi House of Assembly has constituted a seven-member committee to probe the revenue accruing to the North-Central state.

• March 29, 2024
House of Assembly
House of Assembly

The Kogi House of Assembly has constituted a seven-member committee to probe the revenue accruing to the North-Central state.

Speaker Aliyu Yusuf, inaugurating the team in Lokoja on Thursday, explained that it had become imperative to get the correct data on monies accruing to the state.

“We don’t know what exactly comes from the federation account. We also do not know what we generate internally. Following the discrepancies in figures, it has become imperative for us to get the correct data on what comes into the Kogi purse.

“We believe this will greatly help our drive and desire for rapid infrastructural and human development,” he said.

The speaker said the committee’s terms of reference would be unveiled “soon.”

He gave the committee eight weeks to submit its report.

The committee is chaired by Olawumi Jacob, with Akus Lawal as co-chairman and Muhammed Bello-Abdul as its clerk.

Other members include Idrees Maikudi, Jibrin Abu, Abdulrasaq Suleiman and Emmanuel Obaro.


We have recently deactivated our website's comment provider in favour of other channels of distribution and commentary. We encourage you to join the conversation on our stories via our Facebook, Twitter and other social media pages.

More from Peoples Gazette

Katsina State


Katsina youths pledge to deliver over 2 million votes to Atiku

“Katsina State is Atiku’s political base because it is his second home.”

Akwa Ibom CP, Waheed Ayilara


Police arrest son for killing mum, father for murder of teenage son

Mr Macdon said that suspects would be arraigned after completion of investigation.

Festus Keyamo

Heading 3

Council begs FG to prioritise aviation sector for economic growth

He said the aviation sector in Nigeria is highly critical to national development.



16 aspirants cleared for APC’s Ondo governorship primary

The screening committee has found you worthy to participate in the exercise,” he said.

Anyim Vera flanked by Pastor Enenche and his wife.

Hot news Home top

I bear no grudges against Dunamis church, Paul Enenche, says lady disgraced on altar

She added that she already had a warm meeting with Mr Enenche and his wife, Becky.

Bandits and Umar Dikko Radda


Radda inaugurates ten armoured vehicles to fight bandits in Katsina

Government is determined to eliminate banditry and criminality in the state,” he said.

Usman Ododo


Kogi govt. unveils registration portal for students’ bursary award

He urged the students to take advantage of the online pre-qualification process to get themselves registered.