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EDHA lift suspension order placed on Uhunmwode local government Chairman

Edo State House of Assembly has lifted the suspension order placed on the Chairman of Uhunmwode local government, Mr. Roland Alari, after considering the report submitted by the five-man adhoc committee.

The house has also taken over the functions of the legislative arm of Orhionmwon local government, pending the determination of the crisis rocking the local government.

Lifting the suspension order placed on the chairman of uhunmwonde local government area Roland Alari, the house said having considered the finding and recommendation of the adhoc committee, it was obvious that the local government chairman was innocent of the allegation leveled against him.

The lawmakers said in view of the recommendations the chairman should resume office immediately while the SSA on security alleged to have invaded the legislative chambers should be sacked.

In the same vein the house has taken over the function of the legislative arm of uhunmwonde local government pending recall of the concellors who are under suspension to help ease administrative activities in the local government.

This was sequel to the ratification of a sole administrator to run the affairs of Orhiomwon local government as requested by the state governor.

However, before the ratification, the house citing different sections in both the constitution and the local government law as amended change the title of the caretaker committee Iyobo Igharo earlier said to the house by the governor to sole administrator.

Meanwhile, the on-going ministerial briefing continued with the appearance of the secretary to the state government, Professor Julius Ihonvhere who gave an analytical breakdown of the budgeting allocation of sectors under his purview.

However, the lawmakers frowned at the protocol level which is supposed to be coordinated by his office and the shabby treatment melted on the members.

The commissioner of health also appeared before the house to profer his brief where she told the house that about two billion was allocated while the ministry could access about two hundred and eighty four million naira.

Reported by Efosa Uwangue

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