Poroshenko To Eliminate Regional Governors
As a part of decentralization, Poroshenko wants to shift more power to communities
Photo Mykhailo Markiv
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has said that if he wins the presidential elections, he will initiate amendments to the Constitution to eliminate the posts of heads of regional state administrations.
Poroshenko said this at a meeting with journalists in a conference hall of the NSC Olimpiyskiy in Kyiv on April 14, a Ukrinform correspondent reported.
“Immediately after the presidential elections, I will initiate changes to the Constitution so that to eliminate the posts of heads of regional state administrations, since this is a continuation of the decentralization reform,” Poroshenko said.
According to him, regional governors must be replaced by prefects and executive power will be transferred to the communities.