Buhari Indicts Governors, Says They Steal LG Funds
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President Muhammadu Buhari has accused governors of stealing from local government council allocations.
Buhari spoke this in extempore on Thursday after delivering his speech at the presidential parley for members of the Senior Executive Course 44 (2022) of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPPSS) at the State House, underscored that personal integrity is fundamental in the operations of government operations of government.
He recalled an instance of how a state governor would receive allocation on behalf of council areas in his state only to remit half of such allocation to the council chairmen.
These actions, he said, portrayed the sort of corrupt practices that is now symptomatic of Nigeria in dispensing resources meant for local council administrations, thereby undermining development.
Buhari, in his address, congratulated the members of the Senior Executive Course 44 on the successful completion of their course. He challenged them to revitalize and reinvigorate leadership at the various levels of establishments.