Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has approved the dissolution of the caretaker committees in the 20 Local Government Areas of the state.
The Secretary to the State Government, Mohammmed Baba, in a statement said the dissolution of the local council caretaker committee takes immediate effect.
He added that the decision was aimed at providing a level playing ground for contestants ahead of the Local Government elections in the state.
The State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC) had scheduled the council m elections in the state for September 17.
The SSG also said that the dissolution of the committee was in compliance with guidelines issued by SIEC for the provision of 30 days’ notice by all candidates wishing to participate in the election.
He directed all the outgoing chairmen to hand over to their councils’ Heads of Administration.