Benue Assembly Approves Sack of Chairman LGSC, 4 Perm Commissioners

Benue State House of Assembly has approved the sack of the Chairman Benue State Local Government Service Commission, LGSC, and four permanent Commissioners of the Commission.

The Speaker, Mr. Titus Uba announced the unanimous approval of the house at plenary on Tuesday, following a correspondence from the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom to the house requesting them to terminate the appointment of the chairman and four permanent Commissioners on grounds of non performance.

The affected permanent Commissioners are; Thomas Mamwoo Permanent Commissioner 1, Ahen Akaakuma Permanent Commissioner 2, Wilfred Duenya Permanent Commissioner 3 and Eka Nathaniel Permanent Commissioner 4.

The Speaker also announced the receipt of Commissioner nominees forwarded to the house by Gov. Ortom for screening and confirmation.

Micheal Gusa, Esq, David Olofu, Prof. Dennis Ityavyar, Unenge Bernard, Dennis Ekoe Ugbu, Merga Kachina Esq, Mrs. Ladi Ajene,
Rt. Hon (Mrs.) Ngunan Adingi.

Others are Dr. Ongbabo Elaigwu, Alexander Shaapera, Timothy Aondona Ijir PhD, Dondo Ahire, Oyiwona G. Emmanuel PhD, Igirgi Nyiazungwe and Victor D. Ukaha.

Uba also read a correspondence from the Governor requesting the house to screen the acting Chairman Benue State Internal Revenue Service (BIRS) with a view to confirming him as the substantive Chairman of BIRS following the vacuum created by the resignation of his predecessor Terzungwe Atser.