Some Council chairmen may return as Enugu moves to appoint caretaker

As the clock ticks to the end of the tenure of elected local government chairmen in Enugu state Akelicious can authoritatively inform that the state government is set to appoint caretaker committees to run the council administration before elections are conducted.Information from very reliable quarters reveals that some of the elected chairmen are competing in the list of caretaker chairmen to be announced soon.Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, one of the few governors in Nigeria who have always organized elections into the local governments has severally reiterated his commitment to ensure that credible local elections are held periodically. The present crop of council chairmen were sworn-in on December 4, 2017 and are thus on the wee hours of their tenure.Our investigation reveals that some of the serving chairmen may have the opportunity of serving in the incoming  caretaker committee which is expected to last a few months before the elections proper. Most of the chairmen are about concluding their first term of two years and are eligible to contest for another term in line with the Enugu local government laws.Akeliciious will keep you updated on developments including who and who might make the caretaker list amongst the 17 chairmen who are serving out their first tenure

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