Tenure Expiration: Lagos Govt. Directs Council Chairmen to hand over to Council Managers

Lagos-ChairsmenAs the three-year statutory tenure of all Local Government Chairmen and Councillors in Lagos State expires today (Tuesday October 28, 2014), the Lagos State Government has directed that all affected officials, including Supervisors, Council Secretaries and other political appointees should vacate their offices by close of business on the same day.

Chairmen are specifically directed to co-ordinate the exercise and hand over to the Council Managers in their respective Local Governments who will take charge of the administration until further notice.

It is expected that newly elected officials will resume office after the next local government elections to be scheduled and conducted by the State Independent Electoral Commission upon completion of the continuous voter registration, ward re-delineation and polling booth re-distribution exercise embarked upon by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

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