JOS, JUNE 29, 2017 – Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has dissolved the Management Committee Chairmen of the 17 local government areas of the State and directed them to handover to the Directors of Personnel Management of the Councils.
Lalong Lalong in statement issues and signed by his Director of Press and Publicity, Emmanuel Nanle commended the dissolved officials for their efforts in adding value to governance in the State and wished them well in their future endeavours.
The statement reads, “The Executive Governor, Simon Lalong has approved the dissolution of the existing Local Government Transition Committees with effect from Thursday the 29th of June, 2017.
“The Chairmen and Management Committee Members are to immediately hand over the running of affairs of the Local Government Councils to the Directors of Personnel Management pending further actions in line with the provision of law.
” It will be recalled that the Executive Governor had in exercise of his Powers under the Edict providing for the establishment and administration of the Local Government Councils 2005 as Amended and subject to the ratification of the House of Assembly constituted the Management Committees whose tenure expired by effluxion of time on the 28th of June, 2017.
“The Executive Governor wishes to express his profound appreciation to all members of the dissolved Council Management Committees for their selfless service in the two years of their stewardship.
He further wished them the best in all their endeavours and urges them to be available in the future for service when called upon.”