The president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has dismissed Vadim Merikov from a position of the head of the Nikolaev regional state administration.
The relevant decree No. 277/2016 is posted on the official site of the Head of state.
«To release Merikov Vadim Ivanovich from a position of the chairman of the Nikolaev regional public administration according to the application submitted by him» , - it is said in the decree.
The second decree No. 288/2016 of Poroshenko has temporarily assigned duties of the chairman of RSA to the only deputy of Merikov Vyacheslav Bonya.
It is known that for a short time the Nikolaev area has stirred up two scandals which persons involved in particular were the deputy of a regional council Fedor elected from BPP Barn, reporting for vote to the criminal leader, and member of the party of BPP–first deputy governor of the region Nikolay Romanchuk suspected of extortion large bribe for delivery of permission on development of a calcareous pit in the Elanetsky area.
After that, during the working visit in Nikolaev, Poroshenko has declared that Merikov has resigned from a position of the head of the Nikolaev RSA, and also I have added that Merikov's resignation will be considered next week on Cabinet of Ministers.