Kwara Govt. Extends Suspension Of Council Chairmen, Others By Six Month

Kwara Govt. Extends Suspension Of Council Chairmen, Others By Six Month


Oluwapelumi Fasoyin


Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has extended the suspension of the executive and legislative council committees across the 16 local government areas of the state.

Rafiu Ajakaye, the chief press Secretary of the Governor confirmed it in a statement released on Thursday.

He disclosed that the Governor, today signed the Kwara State Local Government Councils’ (Suspension) Order 2020 which extends the subsisting suspension of the executive and legislative committees by six months.

The extension, which is pursuant to the subsisting Kwara State House of Assembly resolution of 18th June 2019, is in public interest,” the chief press secretary stated.

"The extension comes on the heels of the yet-to-be-concluded probe into the alleged financial infractions of the council heads and their legislative committees by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)."

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