Joe Johnson:”Wike Dissolved Chairmen Elected By Amaechi And He Put Caretakers In Office For 9 Months”

Joe Johnson:"Wike Dissolved Chairmen Elected By Amaechi And He Put Caretakers In Office For 9 Months"Former Governor Wike allegedly removed the local government chairmen chosen by his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi, and appointed caretakers for a nine-month term, according to Rivers State Commissioner for Information Joe Johnson.CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

He noted that this decision was in accordance with the state assembly’s law, demonstrating that the practice, though not stipulated in the national constitution, is legally supported by state legislation. By referencing the continuity of this practice across different administrations, he underscored the legitimacy of the caretaker committee system authorized by Governor Sim Fubara as per the state assembly’s law.

He said in an interview with Channels TV, ”The state assembly was the one whom in their own law enacted the creation of the caretaker committee and it was enjoyed by former Governor Peter Odili, Rotimi Amaechi, and even Governor Wike.

Wike dissolved the Chairmen elected by Amaechi and he put caretakers in office for 9 months. This happened because it was in our law, it may not be in the constitution but it is in the law made by the assembly.”CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>