Yesterday, Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, arrived the state house in Abuja on Tuesday on crutches. According reports, the governor was involved in an accident. The governor was reported to have fallen fell off while alighting from his official car last Friday and injured his left foot, a statement from the Kogi State Government House, Lokoja, said.
The statement signed by Mr Kingsley Fanwo, Director–General, Media and Publicity to the governor, said that the incident happened at the old market area in Lokoja, when the governor was waiting to receive the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara.
Bello visited the villa to discuss a crucial issue about the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) with President Muhammadu Buhari. Some governors of the ruling party are not happy that Buhari opted out of the plan to elongate Oyegun’s tenure.
Bello was the one who announced the extension of Oyegun’s tenure at the end of the national executive committee (NEC) of the party in February.
There was a strong opposition to the NEC decision, with some regarding it as unconstitutional.
But Bello had said governors of the party had confidence in Oyegun.
The tenure extension is causing ripples within the ruling party.