Good evening, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Kogi state news headlines for today Sunday, May 5, 2019.
Below is a roundup of top stories emanating from Kogi state, north-central Nigeria.
Kogi East Development Forum (KEDF), a socio-economic group, has commended Yahaya Bello, the Kogi State Governor, for huge investment in infrastructural development across the state. In a statement signed by its Chairman, Muhammed Nasir, during the week, the group said the Kogi governor has executed about 100 infrastructural projects scattered all over the 21 local government areas of Kogi despite the paucity of fund.
The Kogi State Government led by Yahaya Bello has been accused of using all manner of taxations, harassment and intimidation to push cashew farmers and marketers out of business. Naija News reports that the government was accused by the Kogi State chapter of the National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN).
No fewer than 50,000 persons from the communities hit by a flood that swept through five local governments of Kogi in 2018 will now benefit from a free medical outreach. Naija News understands that the Kogi Commissioner for Health, Saka Audi disclosed this at the inauguration of the free medical outreach programme on Friday in Lokoja.
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