By:Abubakar S. H
There was jubilation across Lokoja one and two constituencies at the Kogi State headquarters, as residents trooped out to the streets to celebrate the announcement of Aliyu Umar Yusuf As the speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly.
This is the first time Umar is winning the Assembly seat and many were happy that Umar Aliyu Yusuf emerged as a first term-member.
In his acceptance speech on Tuesday , 6th June 2023, shortly after announcement at the hallow Chamber of the Assembly, Umar, been an Administrator and politician, expressed joy at having achieved this feat.
With the emergence of Aliyu Umar Yusuf as the new Speaker, residents and indigent of Lokoja, the state headquarters of Kogi State, have expressed their expectations.
“We are very happy that the all assembly members have conceded the speakership to Lokoja-Kogi(KK) and we thank the governor for creating the enabling environment for all members to concede the coveted seat to us”.