Bauchi Gov directed all 20 LG Chairmen to hand over as their tenure expires on 10 October.

By Sani Adamu Hassan.

Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir has directed all the 20 elected Local Government Chairmen, their deputies and councillors to step down from office whose tenure will expire on the 10th of October 2022.

In a press statement signed by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Governor, Mukhtar Gidado said that the directives for them to step down is in pursuant to Section 2 (i) of the Local Government System Establishment and Administration of Local Government Councils Law of Bauchi State, 2013 as amended. 

The Governor in the statement directed that they should hand over the affairs of their offices to the Heads of Administration of their respective Local Government Councils on Tuesday 11th October, 2022 pending new elections or the constitution of a new Caretaker Committee.

Governor Bala Mohammed thanked the outgoing Chairmen, Deputy Chairmen, Councilors, and Secretaries for the services rendered to the State and wished them success in their future endeavours.

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