Wanosike stated. “Fubara Tells His AG To Instruct Banks To Disregard My Office As Chairman Of Ikwerre LGA”

Wanosike stated. "Fubara Tells His AG To Instruct Banks To Disregard My Office As Chairman Of Ikwerre LGA"By avoiding him in his capacity as Chairman of the Local Government, Samuel Wanosike, the Chairman of the Ikwerre Local Government Area, has asserted that Siminalayi Fubara, the Governor of Rivers State, lacks the jurisdiction to pay council workers in Ikwerre LGA. He underlined how the governor had violated basic constitutional principles and expressed his concern over it, emphasizing how important it is to follow the rules and laws. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

While speaking with TVC News, he said that the Rivers State LG Chairmen, who have been negatively impacted by the governor’s conduct, are resolved to hold him responsible for his deeds.

He said that this goes against the governance and local government authority enshrined in the Nigerian Constitution.

In his words, ”What we are questioning as Rivers people here is clear. Look, you are the governor of the state. You swore to an oath to protect the Constitution of Nigeria and to do to all men all manner of good irrespective of their tribe, ethnicity, or who they are.”

“You cannot govern Rivers State outside the constitution of Nigeria. The governor has no right to bypass me as Ikwerre LG Chairman and pay council workers.”

“He is telling his accountant general to issue an instruction to banks to disregard my office as the Chairman of Ikwerre Local Government and go ahead and pay council workers.”

“When you breach such a constitution, we must call it out and say this is not what the law expects you to do. I’m happy that the legal minds and the Nigeria Bar Association are listening to the matter.”

“The governor we elected has breached the constitution of Nigeria and has gone ahead to pay council workers or Ikwerre local government without the approval of the local government council chairman.”CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

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