Before we meet the former Governor of Kogi state who was succeeded by his brother-in-law, let's take a look at the history of Kogi state.
Kogi state is located in the central region in Nigeria. (middle Belt of Nigeria). Kogi is popularly called the confidence state because of the River Niger and River Benue at the capital, Lokoja.
Lokoja is the first administrative capital of modern day Nigeria.
Mr Ibrahim Idris was Succeeded by his brother in law Captain Idris Wada. Mr Idris Wada won the election in December in the year 2011 and Asume office in January in the year 2012.
Let's take a glance at Ibrahim Idris Biography.
Ibrahim Idris was given birth to in the year 1949 at Idah town, a Local government area Of Kogi State. He started his primary studies in the year 1954 in Onitsha, Anambra State. In the year 1962,
Ibrahim Idris moved to Kano state where he completed his primary studies in the year 1963. Mr Ibrahim moved to Buguma in River State where he enrolled in King's commercial college in the year 1964.
Mr Ibrahim Idris secured a bachelor degree from the university of Abuja, Mr Ibrahim launched his company which involves construction, furniture making, hotels and other activities.
In the year 1970, he moved to Sokoto where he set up the Ibrahim Furniture Factory, which is one of the largest company in Sokoto State, and later the Ibro Hotel, the first 3-star hotel in the old Sokoto State.
Captin Idris Wada
Idris Wada is a retired Nigerian pilot and politician. On the 9th of December in the year 2011, he was elected as the third (3rd) governor of Kogi State under the umbrella of PDP (People's Democratic Party).
However Mr Idris Wada was succeeded by Yahaya Bello on the 27th of January in the year 2016 after losing his reelection in the 2015 Kogi Gubernatorial Election.
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