Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Mr. Yomi Awoniyi, who was on a 12-day Christmas holiday to London, had returned to the state.
Awoniyi’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Abu Michael, on Monday said Awoniyi returned on Sunday after spending nine days in London.
The deputy governor was said to have visited the injured Wada at the Cedecrest Hospital, Abuja on Sunday.
Awoniyi said Wada was responding to treatment and had been in high spirit after undergoing a surgery on his thigh at the hospital.
The deputy governor appealed to Kogi State residents to be calm, adding that the transformation agenda of Wada’s administration was on course.
Meanwhile, Awoniyi in his New Year message, said the state would witness a new dawn in infrastructure development in 2013 under Wada’s administration.
Awoniyi thanked the people of the state for their support for Wada’s administration, and urged the people to live in peace with one another.