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Gov Bala Mohammed directs Bauchi local council chiefs to step down

The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has directed the chairmen of the 20 local government areas in the state, their deputies and councilors to step down immediately.

The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Governor, Mukhtar Gidado, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Bauchi.

He said the directive was in line with Section 2 (i) of the Local Government System Establishment and Administration of Local Government Councils Law of Bauchi State, 2013 as amended.

The tenure of the local council chiefs will end on October 10.

The statement read: “Consequent upon the above, His Excellency, Sen. Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, the Executive Governor of Bauchi State, has approved that the Chairmen, Deputies, Councilors, and Secretaries of the 20 Local Government Areas should step down.

“They are expected to hand over to the Heads of Administration of their respective Local Government Councils on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, pending new elections or the constitution of a new Caretaker Committee.“His Excellency, the governor thanked the outgoing Chairmen, Deputy Chairmen, Councilors, and Secretaries for the services rendered to the state and wished them success in their future endeavors.”

Abdullahi Sanni

Abdullahi Sanni is a senior news reporter at SHO PEN ONLINE. He is a passionate writer with core interest in Politics, sports and economy reports. Abdullahi who studied mass communication at Kwara state polytechnic in Ilorin, is the 1st of six in his family. He's a multimedia journalist who has traveled far and wide in the course of his journalism career.

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