GOVERNOR EMEKA IHEDIOHA EXTENDS TENURE LOCAL GOVERNMENT INTERIM MANAGEMENT TEAMS
Written by darling on December 18, 2019
Governor EMEKA IHEDIOHA has approved the extension by six months of the tenure of the Interim Management Committees (IMCs) of the 27 Local Government Areas of the state.
In a press release signed by the governor’s Special Adviser on media, STEVE OSUJI, he said the suspension of erstwhile chairmen, vice chairmen, councilors and political appointees of the Local government areas in the state had also been extended.
According to him, governor IHEDIOHA acted pursuant to the instrument of suspension of the local government authority in Imo State, adding that the renewal of the appointment of the IMCs of the 27 LGAs was to avoid a vacuum in governance.
He added that the extension and continued suspension was with regard to the provisions of sections 4, 5, 6 of the Local Government Administration (Amendment) Law No.28 of 2019 and S.73 of Imo State Local Government Administration Law No. 15 of 2000 (as amended) and all other laws enabling the state governor to so act.