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All hands on deck to ensure safe return of Yagba West Chairman – KGSG



….commiserates with family of late Commissioner, State PENCOM

Kogi State Government, has assured the family of Hon. Pius Kolawole and the people of Yagba West of its commitment to ensure the release of the Council Chairman, after confirming the unfortunate attack by some gunmen on a Commissioner in the Kogi State Pension Commission, Late Hon. Solomon Adebayo and also the Chairman of Yagba West LGA, Hon. Pius Kolawole.

The Commissioner for Information and Communication, Mr. Kingsley Fanwo in a Press statement on Monday affirmed that the unfortunate incident happened shortly after Eruku, Ekiti Local Government, Kwara State adding that Hon. Adebayo died as a result of gun wounds sustained from the sad incident.

He expressed the commiseration of the State Government with the family of late Hon. Solomon Adebayo, the people of Yagba West and the entire Kogi State Pension Commission over the demise of a hardworking and patriotic gentleman who contributed immensely to our Pension Administration Revolution in the State.

He noted that although the whereabouts of Hon. Pius Kolawole, Chairman of Yagba West LGA was still unknown, security agencies in both Kwara and Kogi State, as well as local security services were working hard to ensure the safe return of the Chairman.

Mr. Fanwo expressed that despite happening on Saturday, the Kogi State Government had been circumspect in making official statements in order not to do anything to throw into jeopardy, the efforts of security agencies on the matter.

The State Government cautioned those making statements which had the tendency of undermining the security of the State to desist from such an unpatriotic wish for anomie adding that It was high time we all come together to make our nation safe, secured and governable.

He also assured that as a government they would recommit to collaborating with neighboring States to ensure security of lives and property.

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