Hon Evans Ughe
The Engr Moses Ebede led All Progressives Congress, APC in Ika South Local Government Area, Delta State, has said that every conspiracy to loot the treasury of Ika South Local Government Council will fail.
Engr Ebede who was reacting to what he called the quick passage of the Ika South Local Government Council 2020 supplementary budget by the Legislative Arm on Thursday, October 15 said, “Ika South APC calls on our people to resist any conspiracy to loot our local government council treasury by the outgoing PDP government led by Hon Victor Okoh.
“This call has become necessary as the request for supplementary budget of #121million by the council executive never took up to thirty minutes to get approval of the rubber stamped Ika South Legislative Arm under the leadership of Hon Evans Ughe.
“The life of the present Ika South Local Government Council executive is not up to three months and the conspiracy to drain what it is believed to be the last drop in the treasury has just been hatched.Is our people unconcerned about the running of the government in Ika South,
“This development requires mass action by our people. Our people should prevent continuous looting of our local government treasury.
“The Edike Market should not be used as a conduit pipe to drain the resources of our people and the local government. From a reliable information, some of the traders at Edike Market are already paying as much as three million naira to get a space in either Edike or
“We need development but, we must resist looting of our common wealth and the overburdening of our traders who are facing serious economic difficulty occasioned by the convid -19 pandemic”.
The Ika South Legislative Arm on Thursday, October 15 approved #121 million supplementary budget presented to it by the executive arm of Ika South Local Government Council led by Hon(Barr) Victor Okoh.
The sitting, Ika Mirror gathered lasted few minutes with few Councillors in attendance. The approval laid to rest the lingering issues on the supplementary budget.
Hon Victor Okoh
Engr. Moses Ebede