Kwara State Governor, AbdulRazaq extends suspension of Kwara council chairs, others
Kwara State, Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has extended suspension of the executive and legislative council committees across the 16 local government areas of the state.
“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,” spokesperson of the governor Rafiu Ajakaye said in a statement.
AbdulRazaq had shortly after assumption of office suspended the then Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) council chairs for alleged financial malfeasance.
Ajakaye added:”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).”