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Council Chairman Impeached Over Alleged Fraud

by Ajelogbon De-Moon

The news reaching the OsunReporters News had it that the Chairman of Shiroro local government of Niger state, Comrade Suleiman Dauda Chukuba, has been impeached.

The report claimed he was impeached for allegedly withdrawing and spending local government Internally Generated funds IGR without approval from legislative council as well as embesslement of funds as eleven out of fourteen councillors in the council voted in favour for the impeachment of the chairman.

The purported Chairman was alleged Withdrawer of and spending local government Internally Generated Reverse IGR without approval from legislative council as well as embesslement of funds, while gross misconduct and refusal by former Chairman to lay before the Legislative Council for a whole year estimate of revenues and expenditure of the local government were inclusive.

The legislatures also alleged that after receiving approval from them to withdraw over seven million naira about four months ago to organise a workshop for their members, nothing has been done to that effect. 

The sitting was presided over by leader of the house, Malam Yusuf Aliyu, with fourteen members in attendance, while the fourteen councillors it was gathered proceeded to Government House in Minna for a meeting with some key government officials on the development.

As at time of filing this report, the alleged chairman could not be reached for other side of the story to defend the allegations levelled against him.

Source: NationNewslead

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