Lokoja - Security agents have prevented Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello from travelling to Saudi Arabia for lesser hajj, reports NewsDay.
The operatives allegedly taking orders from the Presidency prevented the governor from boarding a Turkish airline flight for the planned trip.
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It was learnt that when Bello went to the office of the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo to get clearance for the trip , his request was turned down.
He was advised go back to his state and settle workers unpaid salaries.
The governor had earlier in April travelled to Mecca to seek the face of God over the political crisis rocking the state, reports News 24
Attempts by the governor to show the operatives that he had valid papers for the trip were rebuffed.
The operatives were said to have told the governor that they were acting on orders from above.
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- News 24