Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State has written to the state home of Meeting to hunt modification of native Authorities legal guidelines (CAP L8 legal guidelines) and the Sule Lamido College legislation, No 6 handed by the Meeting.
The letter was learn by the speaker, Jigawa State Home of Meeting Hon. Idrith Garba throughout plenary on Thursday and obtained by DAILY POST.
The native Authorities legislation, CAP L8 legal guidelines 2012 of Jigawa State was enacted by the earlier administration underneath former Governor Sule Lamido which ordered for deductions from the statutory allocation of all of the native Governments councils.
The deductions embody 15% contributions to the Native Authorities pension funds and 5% contributions to the Emirate councils.
Others embody 1% Coaching fund contribution to native authorities service fee, 1% contribution to the workplace of the Auditor Common for Native Authorities and the Ministry for Native Authorities in addition to 2% contributions for Sule Lamido College, Kafin Hausa.
Whereas briefing newsmen over the legal guidelines, Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar described it as unjust legislation was enacted by the earlier administration.
“I inherited the legal guidelines and I imagine it’s an unjust legislation to the native governments”
“For thus many months the native governments defaulted to make a few of these contributions as a result of they don’t have the cash”
“Because of the fall of oil value, the native governments couldn’t make a few of these contributions, even final month we borrowed them over N250m to settle their issues’
“I’m not joyful to see that as a Governor we’re forcing native governments to do what they cannot or what will not be their accountability “the Governor acknowledged.