Breaking: Fubara swears in new caretaker chairmen in Rivers

Governor Siminalayi Fubara has sworn in the chairpersons for the caretaker committees for the 23 local government councils in the state.

The ceremony was performed at the Government House, Port Harcourt, the Governor’s spokesperson, Chukwudi Nelson, said in a statement on Wednesday.

Blueprint earlier reported that the Clerk of the assembly had invited the appointees for screening by 8 a.m., on Wednesday (today).

The governor had in a statewide broadcast on Tuesday directed heads of administration (civil servants) at the local councils to immediately take over the running of the council, following the expiration of the tenure of the elected council officials on Monday.

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