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Kogi Dissolves LG Administrations Ahead of Election




Kogi State Government on Tuesday announced the dissolution of the 21 local government administrations in the state.

This is in preparation for the coming local government elections in the state

According to a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Yahaya Bello, Onogwu Muhammed, the decision was taken to obey the directives of the State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC) saying that the tenure of the administrative team has expired.

The Governor directed the outgoing administrators to handover authority of their LGAs to Directors of Local Government immediately.

According to a statement signed by the Muhammed which reads in part: “The Administrators and their team are to handover the reign of power to the Directors of Local Government (DLG) in their respective Local Government Areas from 4th of March, 2020.

“The dissolution of the council administrators and their team was inline with the preparations of the state government to conduct free, fair and credible elections at the local government levels soon.”

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