Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has dissolved the administrators appointed for the 21 Local government area.

The dissolution followed the screening of KOSIEC members that will oversee the conduct of council election within the next 90 days.

The state commissioner for Information, Kingsley Fanwo who confirmed it said an official statement will be issued soonest.

Fanwo said, “The reasons for the dissolution were clearly stated in the statement issued by the SSG. Kogi is a state that respects the constitution and constitutionalism. The tenure of the Administrative Teams has elapsed and it is constitutionally expedient to dissolve them in line with the constitution.

“Moreover, the State House of Assembly today, screened and cleared members of the State Independent Electoral Commission. The Commission is saddled with the responsibility of conducting Local Government election in the state.

“With the constitution of SIEC, processes leading to the Council Poll has kicked off in earnest.

“The administrative team members will always be members of the GYB Family”.

The dissolved administrator who were appointed in 2016 are to hand over to the most senior officer in the respective LGA.

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