Bzigu Afakirya

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Bzigu Lassa Afakirya
Military Administrator of Kogi State
In office
August 22, 1996 – August 1998
Preceded byPaul Omeruo
Succeeded byAugustine Aniebo

Colonel (retired) Bzigu Lassa Afakirya was the Military Administrator of Kogi State, Nigeria from August 1996 to August 1998 during the military regime of General Sani Abacha.[1] When he assumed office he dissolved and reconstituted the Local Government Service Commission.[2] Following the return to democracy, as a former military administrator he was required to retire from the army.[3] In October 2005 he was awarded fellowship of the Kogi State Polytechnic.[4]


  1. ^ "Administration to Date". Kogi State Government. Archived from the original on August 19, 2011. Retrieved May 18, 2010.
  2. ^ Alhassan Damodu, Daniel (March 2007). "Effects of OF Training and Development on Employees' Morale: A Case Study of Kogi State Local Government Service Commission". Nsukka: University of Nigeria OF NIGERIA. Retrieved May 18, 2010.[dead link]
  3. ^ "Obasanjo Hires & Fires". NDM Democracy Watch 1999/03. July 1, 1999. Retrieved May 6, 2010.[dead link]
  4. ^ Idris Ahmed (October 17, 2005). "Gov. Idris Okays N80m for Kogi Polytechnic". Newsday. Archived from the original on March 4, 2012. Retrieved May 18, 2010.