Crisis is at the moment rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) within the Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State because the council boss within the space, Alhaji Taofiq Isa, on Saturday allegedly carried out parallel Ward Congress.
According to Daily Post, some celebration stakeholders comprising the state Commissioner of Environment, Chief Victor Omofaiye, member representing Ijumu Constituency, Hon. Kilani Olumo, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor, Sunday Faleke, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Women and Children Development, Princess Omotayo Adeleye Ishaya, APC Caretaker Chairman, Chief Samuel Abejide amongst others had been current at Iyara, the headquarters of Ijumu Local Government to elect new Ward officers by means of affirmation however it was allegedly hijacked by the Ijumu council boss to a different venue.
Speaking to newsmen, the Kogi State Commissioner for Environment, Chief Victor Omofaiye, who confirmed this on Saturday night, famous that, the Ijumu Local Government Chairman, Alhaji Taofiq Isa hijacked the kinds for the Congress and failed to indicate up on the agreed venue for the train.
Omofaiye described the conduct of Taofiq as an act of disloyalty and gross disrespect to the directive of the State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello that each one present caretaker Executive on the Ward stage to be returned as new Executive of the celebration.
The member representing Ijumu Constituency within the State House of Assembly, Hon. Kilani Olumo, on his half described the incident as unlucky and an act of insubordination to the the Executive Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello.
“It is very unfortunate, the meeting was scheduled by the Chairman to commence at 12noon and he is nowhere to be found. I think it is uneducated and an act of insubordination for the Executive Governor of Kogi State to give you a directive and flaunt it,” he began.
Speaking additional, the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor, Sunday Faleke, described the congress in Ijumu LGA as concluded, including that each one the celebration officers, State Government appointees and elected officers amidst celebration held a peaceable Congress, saying the Council Chairman absconded with electoral supplies.
Reacting to the allegation, the Council boss, Alhaji Taofiq Isa denied the conduct of parallel Ward congress within the Local Government, describing his faction of the congress as genuine.