Kebbi Government approves N675m as furniture allowance for LG chairmen
21 Local governmemt areas in Kebbi state are to share the sum of N675 million as furniture allowance.
This was disclosed on Thursday by the chief press secretary to the governor Ahmed Idris.
The permanent secretary of the ministry for local government and chieftaincy affairs, Mohammed Sani-Umar, said the approval “is for 2022 to 2024.”
While appreciating the governor for the kind gesture, the permanent secretary also commended him for making people’s lives meaningful and executing projects that directly bear the lives of generality.
Reacting to the development, Aminu Ahmed, the chair of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), also the chair of the Birnin Kebbi LGA, lauded the governor on behalf of his colleagues.
He assured that the money would capture furniture allowance for the local government council, councillors and secretaries.