The Kogi State Government has constituted a Squadron to help tackle Coronavirus and Lassa Fever to ensure the prevention and or containment of the two pandemics in the state and guarantee the wellness of Kogi people.
The leadership and members of the Squadron as approved by the Governor, His Excellency Alh Yahaya Bello are as follow:
The Deputy Governor (Chairman)
Chief of Staff to the Governor
Secretary To Kogi State Government
The Hon. Commissioner for Health (Secretary)
The Hon.Commissioner for Education
The Hon. Commissioner for Transportation
The Hon. Commissioner for Environment.
The Hon. Commissioner for Information and Communication
The Hon. Commissioner for Finance , Budget and Economic Planning
The Hon. Commissioner For Local Government And Chieftaincy Affairs.
The Hon. Commissioner For Women Affairs and Social Development.
State Auditor General
Director General Research And Development
Representative of State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA).
State Security Adviser
Health Development Partners’ Forum (to be represented by WHO)
The State Accountant General
Representative of NUJ
Representative of NMA
Representative of Medical And Health Workers Union Of Nigera.
Representative of NURTW
Representative of Kogi State Traditional Council
Representative of CAN
Representative of Council of Ulemas
National Youth Council of Nigeria, Kogi Chapter
Representative of Civil Society Organisation of Nigeria, Kogi Chapter.
A Veterinary Doctor: Dr Sanni Abdullahi Ozomata
A Microbiologist: Mr Haruna Audu Jimoh
The Squadron shall be inauhurated on Monday 23rd March, 2020 by 3pm at the Banquet Hall, Government House , Lokoja.
Signed: Kingsley Fanwo
Information and Communication Commissioner
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