Obaseki directs Council Chairmen to handover to administrators

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has directed all the 18 Local in the state to handover to their respective local administrators by March 5.

The directive is contained memo dated March 2, from the Ministry of Local and Community Affairs.

The memo with reference : FMLC.170/vol.111/646, signed by the Permanent Secretary, M.E. Jos-Bazuaye, asked the to vacate office on the said date their tenure will expire.

Jos-Bazuaye also said that the directive affects all councillors and political appointees of the 18 council areas of the state are.

“I directed to refer to the above subject and to request all Local Council are to over the of the 18 Local Councils to the respective Heads of Local Administrators in their various Local Government latest by Friday, March 5, ,” the memo read.

NAN that the council officials were inaugurated on March 5, 2018, following their victory in the local government of March 3, 2018. (NAN)