The Governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, has appointed Matthew Alhaji Opaluwa as the new Attah Igala.

Opaluwa will succeed Dr Michael Ameh Oboni II, who is currently on an ancestral journey since 2020.

This was confirmed by the Kogi State Commissioner of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Barrister Salami Ozigi.

Ozigi disclosed this shortly after the State Executive Council Meeting presided over by the State Governor, on Monday.

He said the appointment of Opaluwa followed due process.

Details later.