Following the expiration of their tenure, the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, has directed the 20 local government council chairmen, their deputies, councilors and secretaries to step down.
A statement by the Special Adviser to the governor on Media and Publicity, Mukhtar Gidado, disclosed this on Saturday.
The tenure of the elected council officials expires on October 10, 2022.
The statement noted that the affected officials had been directed to hand over the affairs of their offices to the Heads of Administration of their respective councils on Tuesday, October 11, pending new elections or the constitution of caretaker committees.
Gidado said the move was 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.
“His Excellency, the governor thanked the outgoing chairmen, deputy chairmen, councilors, and secretaries for the services rendered to the state and wished them success in their future endeavors,” the statement said.[carousel_slide id='8496']