Zamfara Sacks LG Chairmen, Appoints Sole Administrators

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The House of Assembly on Thursday dissolved local government councils in the state over financial recklessness.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has sacked the chairmen of the 14 Local Government Areas in the state and re-appointed eight of them as sole administrators, The PUNCH reports.

The House of Assembly on Thursday dissolved local government councils in the state over financial recklessness and improper record-keeping by the council members.

The immediate LG chairmen, who were sacked and reappointed as sole administrators, were Ahmed Balarabe, Muhammad Umar, and Nasiru Masama.

Ohers include Abdul-Aziz Nahuche, Salisu Dangulbi, Shehu Faru and Lawali Abdullahi.

Matawalle said the newly appointed chairmen were placed under a probation period of three months, adding that those who failed to perform would be shown the way out.

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