Abuja - The autonomy for local governments recently approved by the National Assembly is said to be under threat as state governors are said to be making moves to quash it, Punch reports.
The two chambers of the National Assembly had during the amendment to the Constitution, granted 774 Local Government Councils in Nigeria financial and administrative autonomy through amendment of section 7.
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A faction of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum led by the Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, condemned the action of the assembly and promised to mobilise the house of assembly in their respective states against the amendment.
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