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Niger govt suspends 15 LG Council chairmen

Niger State House of Assembly has recommended the suspension of fifteen Local Government Council Chairmen to allow the conclusion of ongoing legislative assignment in the Areas.

The recommendation followed presentation of an interim report of the ad-hoc committee chaired by Malik Bosso investigating Loans of the twenty-five local government Areas.

The House explained that the decision came after an interface with the Council Chairmen.

The action of the Legislative Arm is in line with the provisions of the nineteen ninety-nine constitutions as amended.

The affected Chairmen are that of  Mokwa, Gbako, Suleija, Gurara, Tafa, Paikoro, Bosso, Agwara, Borgu, Kontagora, Wushishi, Magama, Mariga, Mashegu and Rijau.

Reporting Isaac Omedije, editing by Fany Olumoye, Omotola Oguneye