Lawmakers Ask Ambode To Sack Councils’ Executive Secretaries

Lawmakers Ask Ambode To Sack Councils’ Executive Secretaries

Members of the Lagos State House of Assembly have asked the state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode to dissolve the caretaker committees of the 20 local governments and 37 local council development council areas of the state.

In the same vein, the lawmakers gave the governor the go ahead to appoint sole administrators to run the councils.

The lawmakers also stated that the appointed sole administrators should not nursed the ambition of contesting the coming local government election in the state.

Furthermore, the House ordered the incoming sole administrators not to embark on new projects but to concentrate on payment of staff salaries and debts incurred by their predecessors.

The House resolution was sequel to the motion moved by the its Deputy Speaker, Honourable Wasiu. Sanni-Eshinlokun, which was seconded by the Deputy Majority Leader, Honourable Olumuyiwa Jimoh.

Lawmakers like: Honourables Adefunmilayo Tejuoso, Gbolahan Yishawu, the Majority Leader, Sanai Agunbiade among others who contributed to the debate on the motion commended the outgoing council bosses for their services noting that the resolution has given them the opportunity to concentrate on their political ambition since most of them have the ambition of returning as elected chairman of their various councils.

In a related development, the House also cleared the nomination of the former Chief Judge of the state, Justice Mrs. Ayotunde Phillips as the substantive chairman of the state Independent Electoral Commission (LASiEC).

She will thus replace outgoing chairman of the commission, equally a retired chief judge of the state, Justice Fatai Adeyinka.

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