Kaduna State House of Assembly constitutes 3 ad-hoc committees to scrutinize activities of Local Councils in the state

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The Speaker, Kaduna State House of Assembly, Alhaji Aminu Shagali has constituted three ad-hoc committees to scrutinize activities of the 23 Local Government Councils in the state.

The speaker said during plenary in Kaduna that the committees will be deployed to each of the three senatorial districts.

According to him, the committees will investigate the local councils’ compliance with laws and other statutory operational guidelines and legislation in terms of their finances.

The committees will also determine if they have right signatories to their accounts, are complying with spending limits, holding statutory council and security meetings.

Other issues include the revenue position and other financial aspects of the local councils, relationship with councilors, and whether they seek clearance and approvals from the state government.

The ad-hoc committee for Zone 1 is headed by Mr. Emmanuel Kantiok; Zone 2, Alhaji Idris Abdullahi, and Zone 3, Alhaji Muktar Hazo.

Each of the committees has nine members and a secretary and will submit the report back to the assembly in three weeks.

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