Benin City - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State has accused Governor Adams Oshiomhole of plotting to extend the tenure of local government chairmen in the state.
The party described the move as illegal and unconstitutional.
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The party in a statement issued by its Publicity Secretary, Chris Osa Nehikhare said the extension constitute an illegal caretaker committee.
It said it decided to raise the alarm as there was no sign that the governor was planning to conduct local government elections.
The tenure of the current chairmen expires on April 21.
- News 24