Port Harcourt - 72 hours after they were removed from office, the National Industrial Court in Yenagoa. Bayelsa State has ordered the immediate reinstatement of elected Chairmen of 22 Local government areas in Rivers state, reports Daily Post.
The sacked Chairmen under the aegis of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) had approached the court to obtain an order restraining the Rivers state government and its agents from dissolving them.
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The court also ordered the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase to enforce the directive with immediate effect.
The Chairmen were sacked on Friday by Justice Lambo Akanbi of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt.
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