Alhaji Yahaya Bello, was on Wednesday, 27th January 2016, inaugurated as the Governor of the State.
The inauguration ceremony, which held at the 25,000 capacity Confluence Stadium, attracted thousands of residents.
Present at the occasion was the National Chairman of the APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, other APC chieftains, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu of the Ministry of Communications, the Minister of State for Labour, Mr. James Ocholi, the Speaker, Kogi House of Assembly, Mr. Jimoh Lawal, and other members of the NASS and state legislatures.
The deputy governorship candidate of the party in the governorship election, Mr. James Faleke, was however absent at the inauguration.
The Senator representing Kogi East, Dino Melaye, who gave the welcome address, said the inauguration was historic because “a minority is now the governor of Kogi state”.
He pledged that Bello would not disappoint the people of the state and called on all aggrieved people to unite and cooperate with the new governor.