Drama in Rivers as LG chair resumes work under the tree




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There was a mild drama , on , as the newly-inaugurated of Emohua Local Area of the state, Dr. Chidi Lloyd, resumed a tree within the premises of the Council on his first day of office.

Dr. Lloyd was a former chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Director-General of Buhari/ APC Campaign Committee 2019 before defecting the Peoples Democratic Democratic (PDP), the platform on which he contested the last local election.

He was also a former leader of .

According reports, Lloyd opted for the open space after complaining the office of the immediate his immediate predecessor, Tom Aliezi, was too filthy and unkempt.

Lloyd also addressed the staff of the council the tree on Monday alongside his deputy.

Some people believed Dr. Lloyd’s action might be a publicity stunt attract attention.

However, the picture of the carrying his official duties a tree caused social media buzz when it surfaced on the .

Many, however, said the ’s action was targeted at portraying the immediate past administration of Tom Aliezi as lacking sanitation etiquette.

It was also gathered that Lloyd described the sanitary condition of the Council Headquarters as “shameful and regrettable.”

Lloyd who holds PhD in Law and was a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law, University of Nsukka, has vowed to tackle insecurity and illegal oil bunkering in the Local Area.