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Abia sacks LG chairmen

04 March 2016, 14:02

Umuahia -  Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State on Thursday dissolved the transition committee chairmen of the seventeen local government areas of the state.

The dissolution came barely 48 hours to the re-scheduled rerun elections in Abia North senatorial district and seven state constituency seats.

Also read: APC calls for sack of INEC officials in Abia

A release signed by the state Commissioner for Information and Strategies, Comrade Bonny Iwoha, directed the sacked chairmen to hand over to heads of service in their respective councils.

The release also directed the State Independent Electoral Commission (ABSIEC) to forward the requirements for conducting election into the local government council to the state government for consideration.

The release said the dissolution followed the approval given by the State Executive Council.

- News 24


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