BREAKING: Anambra LG Chairmen sacked after The RAZOR News report


By Our correspondent

The Chairmen of the 21 Local Government Areas in Anambra State have been relieved of their duties.

This was contained in a letter signed by the Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy and Community Affairs, Mr TonyCollins Nwabunwanne, dated

The letter, directed the Chairmen to
handover the affairs of their Local Government Council to the Head of Local Government Administration (HLGA) latest on Monday, 20/05/2024.

The letter read in part: Following the expiration of your tenure as Transition Committee Chairman, you are hereby directed to handover the affairs of your Local Government Council to the Head of Local Government Administration (HLGA), in your respective Local Government Councils.

“This directive takes effect from Monday, 20th day of May, 2024. Thank you for your service to the state.
All replies to be addressed to the Honourable Commissioner.

Recall that THE RAZOR NEWS had exclusively reported that contrary to expectation of a local government election into the 21 LGAs of the state, Governor Chukwuma Soludo had asked the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) stakeholders to nominate candidates to fill the position of Transition Committees in the local areas.

The nominees would be three in each case and must include at least a woman.

The Governor’s directive was conveyed to all the Transition Committee Chairmen by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Polical Matters, Dr. Alex Obiogbolu.

According to the directive, “The party stakeholders in each Local Government are expected to meet on May 18th or 19th 2024, to consider and recommend for his consideration, three persons for the position of TC Chairman and three persons for Local Government Education Secretaries.

“The three recommendations for Transition Committee Chairmen shall include at least one woman; while the three recommendations for Education Secretary shall be two women and one man”.

It emphasized that persons for the Transition Chairmen must be persons of good standing, and with demonstrable competence and passion to contribute to the transformation of the Local Government.

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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