Rivers: As Council Chairmen Tenure Expires, Gov Fubara Directs Admin Heads To Take Charge Of 23 LGs

Rivers: As Council Chairmen Tenure Expires, Gov Fubara Directs Admin Heads To Take Charge Of 23 LGsAccording to Punch, Rivers State Governor Siminalayi Fubara has ordered Heads of Local Government Administration to assume responsibility for the 23 council areas. This comes after local government officials’ three-year terms come to an end on Monday, June 17, 2024.CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

Governor Fubara gave the directive in a statewide broadcast on Tuesday morning.

The broadcast was captured in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Nelson Chukwudi.

“I wish to acknowledge and commend the dedicated services of the outgoing elected local government chairmen, vice chairmen and councillors who were elected and sworn in three years ago, and whose tenure expired yesterday the 17th of June, 2024, as provided for by the law. On behalf of the government and the people of Rivers State, I thank you all for your sacrifices and commend your commitment to public service and our dear Rivers State,” the governor said.

Governor Fubara congratulated the outgoing officials and wished them well.

He underlined the importance of maintaining law and order.

The governor urged the Heads of Local Government Administration to take charge immediately.

“Heads of Local Government Administration (HLGAs) are hereby directed to immediately take charge of the councils with renewed vigour and readiness to serve and await further directives as we navigate towards even greater accomplishments together,” he added.CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>