Meanwhile, the member representing Kabba Bunnu constituency, Kolawole has been elected the new speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly.
Kolawole’s election came following his nomination by the member representing Ankpa 1, Ahmed Mohammed which was seconded by the member representing Okehi constituency, Abdulkareem Kekere.
In his acceptance speech , Mathew Kolawole promised to carry all aggrieved member along by delivering good legislation and people driven government.
The new Speaker was formerly the House Majority Leader and a staunch supporter of Governor Yahaya Bello.
Also in the new shake-up in the Kogi State House of Assembly, Bello Hassan Balogun APC Ajaokuta is now the new Majority Leader while Victor Omofaye -APC Ijumu was elected Chief Whip.