Abdulfatah Ahmed Kwara Gov dissolves 16 Local Government Councils

All the Chairmen, Vice Chairmen, Councillors, among others were ordered to vacate their offices immediately.

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Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has dissolved Local Government Councils in the state.

The councils dissolved are - Asa, Baruten, Edu, Ekiti, Ifelodun, Ilorin East, Ilorin West, Ilorin South, Irepodun, Isin, Kaiama, Moro, Offa, Oke-Ero, Oyun and Pategi.

In a statement signed Alhaji Sola Isiaka Gold, the Governor's action is in line with the section 18(5) (c) of the Kwara State Local Government Law (as amended) cap K33, Laws of Kwara State.

It said the dissolution takes effect from Friday, November 4, 2016.

The Governor, therefore, ordered all the Chairmen, Vice Chairmen, Councillors, Secretaries to the LG Councils, Supervisors among others to immediately vacate their offices and handover to their respective Directors of Personnel Management (DPMs).

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Ahmed expressed gratitude to the affected officers for their contributions and support  towards the development of the state and wishes them success in their future endeavours.

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