Akwa Ibom swears in new LG chairmen

Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel has sworn in the 31 local government area chairmen elected last Saturday.

The chairmanship election produced all 31 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairman andidates and also about 230 council ward heads

The election was described by the state electoral council and observers as credible and transparent

At the swearing in in Uyo Thursday, the governor challenged the news council heads to uphold the tenets of the state government in delivering good governance to the people and always put the people first

Governor Emmanuel also tasked the new.chairmen to also follow democratic processes in managing their councils which remains the grassroots of political leadership.

 

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Author: Ikenna Emewu