• Buhari backs constitutional amendment to remove LGs from stranglehold of States

    Buhari backs constitutional amendment to remove LGs from stranglehold of States

    President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will support a constitutional amendment to free local governments from the stranglehold of state governments.

    Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, said in a statement that Buhari made his position known when he received the leadership of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria on Thursday in Abuja.

    Shehu stated that the President told the ALGON leadership that the amendment, when carried out, would better the lot of Nigerians at […]