Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has directed the immediate dissolution of all 17 Local Government Area Chairmen, including their deputies and councillors, in the state.
This was contained in a statement signed by Secretary to the State Government, Chris Ezem.
Ezem said the dissolution followed the expiration of their tenure.
The dissolved council officers were elected into a two-year term in office in December 2020.
The statement reads: “Gov. Ikpeazu thanked them for their services and wished them well in their future endeavours.
“The Governor further directed that they hand over to the Head of Service of their respective Councils.
“The dissolution takes immediate effect.