Accord Blasts APGA, Says N251bn LG Funds Wasted


– Says Accord to conduct LG polls, implement financial autonomy

The Accord Party Deputy Governorship Candidate and the running mate to Dr. Godwin Maduka, Sir Kenneth Ifeatu Obi has lambasted the APGA led Government in Anambra State for mismanaging and diverting the local government Allocation amounting to #251 Billion according to the revelation made by the National Bureau of Statistics in Abuja.

Sir Kenneth Ifeatu Obi stated that the total Local Government Allocation Received by Anambra State Govt as documented by The National Bureau of Statistics -NBS are as follows!*

Year 2014(40.2bn),
Year 2015(31.5bn),
Year 2016(25.7bn),
Year 2017(32.3bn),
Year 2018(42.8bn),
Year 2019(38.6b),
Year 2020(39.8bn)

*Grand Total – N251bn for 7years.*

This means that Anambra State Government received an Average of N36.7bn yearly as LG Allocations,

Each LG on the Average received N12bn for 7years

Each LG gets an Average of N1bn yearly and

Each LG gets an Average of N100m monthly

Sir Kenneth Ifeatu Obi chided the Apga led Government for diverting and mismanaging the local government funds.

In his words, *”Politics aside, where is the Competence?, where is the Responsibility and where is the Accountability? Does our Local Government look like where one tenth of N251bn was expensed? Bear in mind that before they wind down, another N36.7bn would been received too on the average!”*

Sir Kenneth Ifeatu Obi berated the APGA Government for giving TC Chairmen an average of N5m monthly to cover their overhead cost without informing Ndi Anambra the whereabouts of the local Government Allocation.

He assured Ndi Anambra that the Accord Party will run a very transparent and accountable Government, conduct local government election within six months of swearing in, grant financial Autonomy to the local Government system for a grassroots tailored infrastructure Development.

*He reiterated that the Governorship candidate of Accord Party and himself are made men who are passionate about changing the face of Anambra State Positively as they have been able to impact their Various communities individually.*

He urged Ndi Anambra to register and get their voters card in readiness to vote the Accord Party which is the only part that has credible evidence and track record of performance.

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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