President Buhari Accuses State Governors of Stealing Local Govt Funds

Date: 01-12-2022 7:59 pm (1 month ago) | Author: kacy lee
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President Muhammadu Buhari has accused governors of st£aling the allocations of LGAs in their states.

Speaking at an event at the State House in Abuja on Thursday, December 1, Buhari said the governors treat the local government level unfairly.

The president made reference to “fraudulent acts” carried out by some governors in the distribution of funds intended for the management of local councils.

He said it’s unfathomable that some state governors would collect money on behalf of council areas, and only remit half of such allotment to the council chairpersons.

According to him, “If the monies from the federal government to state governments is N100 million, let’s put it at N100 million — N50 million will be sent to the chairman with a letter that he will sign that he received N100 million.

The governor will pocket the balance and share it with whoever he wanted to and then the chairman of the local government will say how much he must pay as salaries. To hell goes development. Monies for the salaries will be given and the balance he will put in his pocket.

This is what is happening in Nigeria, it’s a terrible thing. You cannot say the person who is doing these was not educated, he was a qualified lawyer, he was experienced, yet he participated in this type of corr¥ption.”

It’s a matter of conscience, whichever level we find ourselves. As a leader, you sit here with all the sacrifices the country is making by putting you through institutions and getting you ready to lead. The fundamental thing is personal integrity. May God help us.”


Posted: at 1-12-2022 07:59 PM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
- fineboy77 at 1-12-2022 09:09 PM (1 month ago)
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I agree with Buhari on this one. But the solution is glaring. Why continue giving local governments money through proxies? are there too many local governments in Nigeria that the Federal Govt cannot handle paying directly to them?

Posted: at 1-12-2022 09:09 PM (1 month ago) | Hero
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- Boi2Man at 1-12-2022 09:36 PM (1 month ago)
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Please give the names of those involved. They are not bigger than Nigeria.
Posted: at 1-12-2022 09:36 PM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
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- kp45 at 1-12-2022 09:59 PM (1 month ago)
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Criminals everywhere, nobody want to work but loot.
Posted: at 1-12-2022 09:59 PM (1 month ago) | Hero
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- gogoman at 1-12-2022 10:44 PM (1 month ago)
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How many times have been saying here that I hate GOVERNORS? but una no dey believe me... they are bastard number 1... CHOP ALL MONEY AND YET BLAME FG  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 1-12-2022 10:44 PM (1 month ago) | Grande Master
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- Goldtime at 2-12-2022 01:03 AM (1 month ago)
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Quote from: gogoman on  1-12-2022 10:44 PM
How many times have been saying here that I hate GOVERNORS? but una no dey believe me... they are bastard number 1... CHOP ALL MONEY AND YET BLAME FG  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
I’m holding Mr.President responsible for being complicit in all of these malfeasances under his watch .Democracy doesn’t mean impunity should go unchallenged.The differences between democracy and autocracy is accountability, and if accountability is rubbished then democracy has failed in its objective to play by the rules of law .Mr.President as the keeper of mount Zion should go to parliament address the issue ,and let the law takes its course on the subject .Buhari is bereft of knowledge.A confused president with no problem solving ability .A leader must be  decisive on national issues related to nation building ,growth ,citizens welfare and national security .The president is complaining to those who can’t make a change on the subject matter.
Posted: at 2-12-2022 01:03 AM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
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