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PDP disregards order on sack of Plateau LG Chairmen

08 July 2015, 14:18

Jos - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has asked the local government chairmen elected on its platform to disregard a sack order served on them by Governor Simon Lalong, asking them to vacate their offices following the dissolution of the 17 local councils in the state, reports Daily Trust.

The party described the dissolution as illegal and urged the council chairmen to remain in their offices.

State chairman of the PDP, Raymond Dabo , during a press conference on Tuesday, described the action as disruption of the democratic process.

Also read:Mass defection hits Plateau PDP as dep. gov, others join APC

He accused the governor of unilaterally dissolving the councils because he was intoxicated with power.

Fourteen of the council chairmen were elected in February 2014 on the PDP platform while caretaker chairmen were appointed for Jos North and Wase LGAs where election did not hold.

Read more at Daily Trust.

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