Lagos- There are indications that Gov. Babatunde Fashola is resisting pressures from leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state to appoint some former chairmen of the 57 local governments as executive secretaries to run the affairs of the councils pending the conduct of fresh elections.
The governor is angry with the leaders because he was not properly consulted before a decision was made on the return of some the chairmen, reports Thisday
At a meeting held while the governor travelled abroad, the leaders agreed that at least 24 former chairmen who had served one and two terms in office should be appointed as Executive Secretaries.
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The governor is, however, planning to appoint civil servants as executive secretaries of the 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs).
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