Chidi Lloyd:”Where did the Gov get power to declare that heads of LG administration should take over”

Chidi Lloyd:"Where did the Gov get power to declare that heads of LG administration should take over"In an interview with The Morning Brief on Channels Television, Dr. Chidi Lloyd, the immediate past Chairman of Emohua Local Government Area in Rivers State and a former member of the Rivers State House of Assembly, emphasized that Governor Siminalayi Fubara lacks the authority to declare his and other Local Government Chairmen vacant.CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

Dr. Chidi Lloyd had said, “First and foremost, with due respect to the Office of the Governor, I’d like to ask from where did the Governor obtain the powers to declare that heads of Local Government Administration should take over the leadership of the Local Government Councils; the Governor knows that he does not have any such powers. The 1999 Constitution, especially at Section 7 Sub (1) did not contemplate heads of Local Government. Then if we bring it down to the Local Government Law, precisely law number five, as further amended; the law number five, you will hear it be referred to as a principal law, but the amendments that have been caused to that principal law by the Rivers State House of Assembly has further removed….”CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>