Kogi governor, Yahaya Bello, welcomes twins after five weeks in office

Hafia Bello, the second wife of Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, was Friday delivered of twin baby boys in a private hospital in Abuja.

A statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Strategy, Mr. Abdulkarim Abdulmalik, ‎ said the children and the mother are in sound health.

The statement further stated that the governor received the news with joy with just over a month into his administration.

Bello was sworn in as governor on January 27, 2016.

His mandate came about after he was substituted for Abubakar Audu who died of a heart attack shortly after the Kogi governorship election of November 21, 2015 was declared inconclusive.

The 40-year-old is the first Kogi governor to be blessed with twin babies while in office.

His first wife is Amina Oyiza Bello.