The Kogi State House of Assembly on Monday confirmed Edward David Onoja as the Deputy Governor .
This is coming on the heels of Friday’s impeachment of Simon Achuba.
The confirmation was carried out on the floor of the House in a special sitting presided over by the Speaker , Mathew Kolawole.
He is about to be sworn in a ceremony at the Lugard House, the seat of the state government by the state Chief Judge , Justice Nadir Ajana.
Onoja who is Bello’ s running mate in the forthcoming November’s governorship election was over the weekend nominated by the governor to replace Achuba.