AbdulRazaq not touching LG funds, says Kwara NULGE

The Kwara of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) says Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq does not interfere in the management of allocations to the local government councils in the state.

The clarification was contained in a on Sunday in Ilorin by the union’ Secretary, Mr Hotonou Rafiu.

The explained that it was not true state government was pilfering local government .

“The Union to inform the general public that monthly to all the sixteen (16) local government councils in Kwara State is being administered by local government representatives.

“All the union leaders local government level are also observers the monthly meeting,” Rafiu said.

“NULGE Kwara State to inform the general public and most especially Kwarans that Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq is not stealing local government fund as captured in a report credited to our national President, Alhaji Ambali Olatunji Akeem.”

Rafiu said the misleading report has also been refuted by the NULGE President.

“We assert that neither the Governor nor the state government is interfering in the management of local government ,” the NULGE scribe emphasised.

Meanwhile, the state of the union has joined the national secretariat of the NULGE to reject a bill to delist local government from the Nigerian , describing the proposal as “outrageous”. (NAN)