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Breaking: Fubara directs admins to oversee Rivers LGs as chairmen’s tenure expire

Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, has directed Heads of Local Government Administration to immediately take charge of their respective councils, following the expiration of the tenure of 23 local government chairmen, vice chairmen, and councillors.

Fubara gave the directive in a statewide address on Tuesday, June 18 on the tenure expiration of the LG council chairmen, vice chairmen and councillors of the 23 councils of the state.

The governor, who stressed the need to uphold the Constitution and maintain law and order, ordered the heads of local government administration to serve with renewed vigour and await further directives.

The governor, however, paid tribute to outgoing elected local government chairmen, vice chairmen, and councillors whose tenures expired on June 17, 2024, after three years of dedicated service to the state.

He, on behalf of the Rivers State government and citizens, expressed gratitude for their sacrifices and commitment to public service, congratulating them on their successful completion of tenure.

The governor wished them well in their future pursuits, acknowledging their contributions to the state’s development.

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