Fubara Directs Heads of LG Administration to Take Charge as Supporters Take Over Councils

Rivers State Governor Sir Siminalayi Fubara has directed heads of Local Government Administration to take charge over the councils following the expiration of the tenure of the 23 LGA Chairmen and their subsequent refusal to vacate office.

He directed the Heads of Local Government Administration (HLGAS) to continue to provide leadership in their respective Local Government Areas.

“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.”

In a statewide broadcast on Tuesday, 18th June, Sir Fubara congratulated the outgoing elected Local Government Chairmen, Vice Chairmen and Councilors who were elected and sworn in three years ago, and whose tenure expired yesterday the 17″ of June 2024, as provided for by the Law on the successful completion of their tenure and wished them well in their future endeavours.

He assured the people of Rivers State of the continued support of his administration to defend, provide infrastructural development, sound healthcare delivery, quality education and undiluted welfare service packages for all the people and workers.

Meanwhile, supporters of Governor Fubara have taken over the Obia Akpor Council headquarters, Eleme, Omuma LGAs.

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