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Gov Ahmed Calls For LGA Reform


By Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara

Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has advocated a thorough reform of Local Government administration in the country in order to ensure tangible opportunities for the third-tier of government to meet its obligations to the people.

The governor who made the call during the swearing-in of the newly appointed Transition Implementation Committee(TIC) , Chairmen on Tuesday in Ilorin,

He observed that what is required at the local government areas is true reform as against the autonomy being currently agitated by Nigerians.

Dr Ahmed argued that the desired autonomy will yield little or no fruit unless the local government system is reformed and strengthened along economic lines.

According to the governor, “granting autonomy to local government with highly limited economic potential is more likely to complicate rather than resolve the challenges confronting such local governments.


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