Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers, on Thursday announced the suspension of 12 Local Government Chairmen in the state.
Their suspension was announced in a terse statement in Port Harcourt, by Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Wike’s Special Assistant on Electronic Media.
According to the statement, the suspended Council Chairmen are those of Okrika; Emohua; Abua/Odual; Degema; Khana and Gokana local government areas (LGAs).
Others are; Ahoada East; Ikwerre; Eleme; Andoni; Omuma; and Ogu/Bolo LGAs.
Nwakaudu added that the affected council chairmen were suspended for failure to participate in an official function.