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Aftermath of Guber poll: Kogi Govt queries monarch over alleged involvement in politics

The Kogi State Government has queried the Ohimege-Igu Koton-Karfi, Alhaji Abdulrasaq Gambo Isa Koto, for allegedly engaging in partisan politics during the just-conducted gubernatorial election in the state.

Alhaji Abdulrasaq Gambo doubles as the Chairman Kogi Local Government Traditional Council.

The query letter was signed by the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Barr. Salami Momodu Ozigi Deedat.

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The letter reads: “It has come to the notice of the State Government that you deliberately engaged yourself in partisan politics.

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“This is viewed very seriously, especially that your action, role, and participation in partisan politics endangered the security of your domain to the extent that crisis erupted under your watch that led to death of an innocent young lady in addition to several others that were wounded.

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“This blatant action of yours is a sad contradiction of your expected role as a revered Royal Father of your status. It is more worrisome that you acted unbothered when the much-coveted peace and security of the State was being threatened by your action.

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“In view of the above, you are hereby requested to forward a written explanation within 48 hours why disciplinary action should not be taken against you. Oral explanations may also be required from you when the State Government sets up a panel to examine your case.

“You are advised to give priority attention to the content of this letter, please, your Royal Majesty.”

 

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