All the 20 Local Government Council Chairmen, their Deputies, Councillors and Secretaries in Bauchi State have been directed to step down via the State Governor, Bala Mohammed.
An announcement issued via Mr Mukhtar Gidado, the Special Adviser to the governor on Media and Publicity, on Saturday defined that the governor’s directive was once follows the expiration of the tenure of the elected council officers on 10th October 2022.
The announcement stated the Heads of Administration of the respective councils are to take over the affairs of the affected officers on Tuesday, 11th October 2022, pending the behavior of fresh elections or the charter of caretaker committees.
The Special Adviser defined that the directive was pursuant to Section two (i) of the Local Government System Establishment and Administration of Local Government Councils Law of Bauchi State 2013, as amended.
The statement stated, “His Excellency, the governor thanked the outgoing chairmen, deputy chairmen, councillors, and secretaries for the services rendered to the state and wished them success in their future endeavours.”