Rivers: Governor Wike Dissolves 17 LG Caretaker Committees

Rivers: Governor Wike Dissolves 17 LG Caretaker Committees

By Chidi Arua | News Reporter on September 1, 2016
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Nyesom Wike, Governor of Rivers State
Nyesom Wike, Governor of Rivers State

Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers State, on Thursday, September 1, 2016, dissolved caretaker committees of 17, out of the 23 local government areas of the state.

The dissolution of the caretaker committees came barely 24 hours after the governor suspended four commissioners, the head of service and the special adviser on Lands, Leadership reports.

The affected local government councils include, Abua/Odual, Akuku-Toru, Ahoada-East, Andoni, Bonny, Eleme, Emohua, Etche and Ikwerre.

Others are Obio/Akpor, Ogu/Bolo, Okrika, Ogba/Egbema /Ndoni, Omuma, Oyigbo, Port Harcourt City and Tai.

Wike, in a statement issued in Port Harcourt by his media aide, Simeon Nwakaudu, noted that the dissolution of the caretaker committees takes immediate effect.

The statement informed that all the caretaker committee chairmen are to hand over to the most senior officials in their respective councils.



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