January 21, (THEWILL) – Delta State governor Ifeanyi Okowa, has approved the dissolution of the State Traditional Rulers Council.

A Statement issued on Friday by the Secretary to the State Government, Patrick Ukah, said, the dissolution is sequel to the expiration of the tenure of the Council.

The statement read: “It is hereby announced for the information of the general public, particularly the highly esteemed Traditional Rulers of Delta State and Deltans in general, that the Governor of Delta State, His Excellency, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has approved the dissolution of the Delta State Traditional Rulers Council.

“The dissolution is sequel to the expiration of the tenure of the council.

“I hereby convey the gratitude of the Governor of Delta State and indeed Deltans at large, to members of the defunct council for their impactful contributions to governance during the period of their stewardship.

“The council will be reconstituted in due time.”