Constitution Review: Stakeholders Call for the Dissolution of Kogi State

As part of the planned constitutional review, stakeholders from the three Senatorial Districts in Kogi State have demanded for the dissolution of the state according to memoranda submitted to the constitution amendment committees of the National Assembly.

According to documents submitted by the stakeholders from Kogi Central, Kogi West and Kogi East Senatorial Districts, which are already in the custody of the Senate and House Committees on Constitution Review, the stakeholders are asking for the creation of two more states out of the existing Kogi and the dissolution of the existing state.

The documents, which were passed to the Senate Committee on Constitution Review headed by the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, showed that stakeholders from Kogi East are asking for a separation from the existing Kogi State through the creation of Okura State with the capital at Ayingba.

Also, another submission from Kogi state has shown that the people of Kogi West and Kogi East Senatorial Districts are asking to be carved out of the present Kogi and formed into a new state called the New Kogi State.

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