Rivers House of Assembly members on Monday unanimously confirmed the appointment of caretaker committee chairmen for the 17 local governments of the State.
The Speaker of the House, Mr Adams Dabotorudima, said the confirmation was imperative for administrative efficiency in the third tier of government. Adams said that local government administration was necessary for development of the rural communities.
He congratulated the caretaker committee chairmen on their appointment, urging them to show exemplary leadership. The Assembly adjourned sitting indefinitely shortly after the confirmation.