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  • Updated: March 28, 2023

Kebbi Chief Judge Swears In New Council Chair For Aleiro

Kebbi Chief Judge Swears In New Council Chair For Aleiro

The Acting Chief Judge of Kebbi, Justice  Umar Abubakar, has sworn in Alhaji Shuaibu Ibrahim, as the acting Chairman of Aliero Local Government Area of the state.

Ibrahim was sworn in following the impeachment of the former Chairman of the council, Alhaji Shuaibu Aliero, for alleged gross misconduct on Monday.

Abubakar administered the oath of office and allegiance on the acting chairman and his deputy, Abubakar Ibrahim, in Birnin Kebbi on Tuesday.

Earlier, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Babale Umar-Yauri, said the  impeachment and the subsequent removal of the council Chairman were carried out  in accordance with the Local Governments Law of the state.

“The law unequivocally empowers councilors of the local government council with two-third majority to remove chairman of local government for an established case of gross misconduct.

“It is on this basis that the councilors of Aliero Local Government Council having complied with such a law removed from office, Alhaji  Shuaibu Aliero, for gross misconduct,” he said.

State Governor, Atiku Bagudu advised the new acting chairman and his vice to abide by the necessary legislation and stipulations under the Local Governments Law in the discharge of their duties.

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