Barely 24 hours after the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike suspended four commissioners for three months, the governor on Thursday dissolved the 17 local government caretaker committees in the state.
 
A statement by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the governor on electronic media said that the dissolution of the caretaker committees takes immediate effect.
 
The statement said all the caretaker committee chairmen are to hand over to the most senior officials in their respective councils.