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Uzodimma sacks LG caretaker chairmen in Imo; to appoint sole administrators

The governor said he would appoint Sole Administrators to oversee the council pending the conduct of local government elections.

• July 21, 2022
Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma
Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma

Governor Hope Uzodimma on Thursday, dissolved the 27-man Interim Management Committee Chairmen of Local Governments.

The governor’s spokesman, Oguike Nwachukwu, announced the dissolution to reporters after a closed door meeting with the chairmen at the Government House, Owerri.

He said that Mr Uzodimma thanked them for the services they rendered in their different local government areas since their appointment especially their loyalty.

He also reminded them of his resolve to hold the Local Government election in Imo any moment from now.

He said the governor would appoint Sole Administrators to oversee the council pending the conduct of the elections.

He also told the dissolved IMC Chairmen that his government would not hesitate to engage their services in other areas they were found capable as APC members.

Responding, Chairman of the dissolved IMC,  Willie Okoliogo from Oru West Council promised that they would remain loyal to the governor and the APC in spite of the dissolution.

 (NAN)

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