Buhari to Free LGs (ALGON) from the Stranglehold of States
16 September 2016 National
President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will support a constitutional amendment to free local governments (ALGON) from the stranglehold of states and better the lot of Nigerians at the community level.
The President said a constitutional amendment was urgently required to clearly define the relationship among the three tiers of government, while eceiving the leadership of the Association of Local Governments in Nigeria on Thursday in Abuja,
President Buhari advised the ALGON executives to hold consultations with their people and lawyers with a view to presenting a bill that will seek a constitutional amendment to free the councils from the stranglehold of the states.
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