Expiration of 3-Month Tenure: Governor Wike dissolves 3 LG Caretaker Committees

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has dissolved the caretaker committees of Degema, Khana and Gokana Local Government Areas.

A statement by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor on Electronic Media noted that the dissolution of the three councils followed the expiration of their tenures.

The governor directed the affected Caretaker Committee Chairmen to hand over to the most senior civil servants in their respective local government councils.

It will be recalled that at the time the three caretaker committees were appointed, the extant law allowed for a three-month tenure.

Credit: Obed Douglas