Yobe Assembly receives 17 nominees as LG caretaker chairmen [See List]
Yobe State House of Assembly on Tuesday received a list of nominees from the executive seeking confirmation as chairmen and members of the Local Government Caretaker Management Committee to run the affairs of the 17 local governments for the period of six months.
This followed the expiration of the six months tenure in office of the caretaker chairmen of the 17 local governments in the state.
The leader of the Yobe State House of Assembly, Bukar Mustapha, read the letter which was presented to the House by the executive arm of government.
He said: “Following the expiration of chairmen and members of the Caretaker Management Committee for the 17 local government councils in the state, there is a need to appoint caretaker management committees for the 17 local governments so as not to create a vacuum in the Local Government Administration.”
The names on the lists are Alhaji Ibrahim Babagana (Bade), Lawan Bukar (Bursari), Bukar Adamu (Damaturu), Hajiya Halima Kyari Joda (Fika), Baba Goni Mustapha (Fune), Musa Mohammed (Geidam), Dala Mala (Gujba), Daiyabu Ilu (Gulani), Umar Abba (Jakusko) and Lawan Alhaji Gana (Karasuwa). Others are Bukar A Bukar (Machina), Alhaji Salisu Yerima (Nangere), Alhaji Modu Kachalla (Nguru), Salisu Muktari (Potiskum), Mohammed Lamido Musa (Tarmuwa), Zannah Zakariya (Yunusari) and Alhaji Waziri Ibrahim (Yusufari).
After long deliberation on the subject matter by members of the assembly, the Speaker of the House who presided over the sitting adjourned the sitting to Wednesday, May 17, 2023.
DAILY POST recalls that Governor Mai Mala Buni has approved November 25, 2023, as the date for the conduct of local government council elections in the state.