Kebbi charges LG administrators to fight corruption
Following the swearing-in of the newly elected Local Government Sole Administrators yesterday, the Kebbi State Government has organized a two-day retreat workshop for them.
The retreat, which took place at the presidential Hall aimed to tackle the corruption at local government level and imitate them properly on local government constitution.
The Kebbi state Governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu advised the participants to utilize the opportunity to familiarize themselves with local government laws so that they can excel in their assignment.
However, Kebbi State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Barrister Rakiya Tanko Ayuba-Haruna has declared that the existing local government laws were not in reality with the contemporary society of Nigeria.
Haruna noted that some of the existing local government laws were controversial in nature and need to be amended urgently.
Earlier, the Secretary to the state Government (SSG) Alhaji Babale Umar Yauri charged the participants to see their appointment as a service to the people and ensure that they operate within the confines of the law.
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