Abuja - President of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) Bobboi Kaigama, has expressed dismay over security votes for governors and other political office holders, describing it as an avenue for corruption, Daily Post reports.
Kaigama, said while security votes were often diverted, most governors also do not make public, expenditure of their internally generated revenue.
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He disclosed that the TUC was collaborating with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) to ensure that governors were made to account for the bailout funds released to their respective states by the federal government.
The TUC leader recalled that the first condition before states were created was that they should be able to pay their workers’ salaries with the internally generated revenue of their states.
- News 24