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Niger State’s Lapai Emirate dismisses Village Head



Abdulgadir Maigari has been stripped off his title as Village head of Mute by Lapai Emirate Council in Niger State.



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Secretary of the emirate, Ibrahim Sheikh, in a statement released on Monday, May 31 said the dismissal took effect from May 25, 2021.

Sheikh who disclosed that the emirate had written to Niger State Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs on May 28, seeking the approval of Governor Abubakar Bello to remove Maigari as the village head of Muye. He said the dismissal of the village head was conveyed to him in a letter dated May 29 and signed by the Etsu Lapai, Umar Bago Tafida III.


The statement reads;

“I write on the directive of his Royal Highness, Etsu Lapai and Chairman Lapai Emirate Council to inform you that in exercising the powers conferred on the Emirate Council under Section 80 Sub Section 2 of Niger State Local Government Law, 2001 (as amended), and on the approval of the Executive Governor of Niger State that you are dismisses and removed as the village Head of Muye”.






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