It is God that gives power, I’m not desperate for positions– Kolawole



The former Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, Prince Matthew Kolawole has said that Almighty God is the only one that gives position, saying he will never be desperate for any political position.

Kolawole who stated this while reacting to a publication by a group, known as Okun Unity and Progressive Group (OUPG) titled “Your Desperation To Become Kogi SSG Dead on Arrival, Group Expose Ex Speaker Kolawole”, noted that when he was a Speaker and up till this period, he see the Secretary to Kogi State Government, Dr. Mrs. Folashade Arike Ayoade as his sister, saying that he will continue to give her that respect.


“When she was reappointed, I congratulated her for her appointment. She is a sister to me and see no reason people will just sit down and write negative things about me,” he said.

According to him, he appreciate the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo for reappointing Dr. Mrs Folashade as the Secretary to Kogi State Government, stressing that people should disregard any publication, noting that such publication did not emanate from him.

He posited that he will continue to be loyal to the present administration of Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo and also appreciate the immediate past governor of the state, Alhaji Yahaya Bello who gave him the opportunity to serve the state in his capacity then as speaker.

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He therefore called on the people of Kogi west to disregard any negative comment or publication stressing that he will never sponsor any story against anybody.

“This is the work of my political enemies and mischief makers. When it is time Almighty God will surely answer me. I will never be desperate for any political positions, is only God that gives,” he said.

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