Benue State Government has directed chairmen of the 23 local government areas of the state to leave with their official vehicles when their tenure ends.
Consequently, the Bureau for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs in a statement issued on Sunday requested Directors of General Services and Administration, DGSAs to allow chairmen to leave with the official cars.
Recall that the tenure of local government chairmen in the state expires this week.
According to the statement made by the Information Officer of Bureau Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Ahangba Ayati said that the DGSA of the councils should comply with the directive.
“The Bureau of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs has requested that the Directors of General Services and Administration of all the councils in Benue State to comply with the directive of the State Executive Council on vehicles attached to immediate past local government chairmen.
“The directive stipulates that the chairmen be allowed to leave the office with their official Toyota Corolla cars given to them in accordance with laid down procedure.
“The Benue State Executive Council gave the directive before its dissolution on 27th May 2019,” parts of the statement read