The governor of Kebbi state, Nasir Idris, has approved the sum of N675 million for the payment of furniture allowance to the 21 elected local government council chairmen in the state.
This was made known in a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Ahmed Idris, today August 10. Idris quoted the Permanent Secretary, Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Mohammed Sani-Umar, as saying that “the approval is for 2022 to 2024.”
Reacting to the development, The Chairman of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, who is also the Chairman, Birnin Kebbi Local Government, Aminu Ahmed, reacted to the development. He expressed deep gratitude to the governor for granting the approval.
“The allowance is long overdue but with the coming of this administration, our impeccable and amiable governor has graciously approved the allowance, this is a sign of good leadership. May Almighty Allah guide him and give him the wisdom to excellently pilot the affairs of the state,” he said