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Kwara Gov't Extends Suspension Of Council Chairmen, Others By Six Months

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.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Rafiu Ajakaye, announced that, “The Governor has 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. This extension, which is pursuant to the subsisting Kwara State House of Assembly resolution of 18th June 2019, is in public interest,”

The statement assured that 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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