Soludo Sacks 21 LG Council Transition Committee Chairmen.

Soludo Sacks 21 LG Council Transition Committee Chairmen.

Anambra State Governor, Chukwuma Soludo, has sacked all council

transition committee chairmen across the 21 local Government areas of the


A statement signed by the state Commissioner for Local Government,

Chieftaincy and Community Affairs, Collins Nwabunwanne said, the order

takes effect from Monday, May 20, 2024.

The statement also said, it was 10 years in January 2024 since the elections

were last held, after the administrations of another former Governor, Willie

Obiano, and incumbent, Soludo.

This is coming after a forum organized by the International Peace and Civic

Responsibility Centre in collaboration with the African Centre for Leadership

and Development in December 2023, stakeholders including monarchs,

clerics and residents urged Soludo to conduct elections in the 21 LGs in the

state, adding that governance is suffering at the grassroots due to the non-

elected officials.

Meanwhile, Soludo had, during the 2021 Governorship campaign and even at

his swearing-in as the state governor on March 17, 2022, assured the people

he would conduct Local Government elections within six months in office.

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