GTB 737 banner Yudala banner

Benue lawmakers probe N28.5 billion bailout fund

By News Express on 05/12/2015

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 1,330


The Benue State House of Assembly has expressed dissatisfaction over the disbursement of the 28.5 billion Naira bailout funds to workers at the state and local government levels respectively.

Members of the State Assembly voiced the dissatisfaction when they summoned the Commissioner of Finance and a Special Adviser to probe the method of disbursing the 28.5 billion Naira bailout funds which had generated controversies among workers on Friday.

Deputy Majority Leader, Mr Nick Eworo, told Channels Television after the probe session that the House was not satisfied with the explanations offered by the officials.

On the opinion by members of the State Assembly to pay all claimants to the bailout funds, be it legitimate and those referred to as ghost workers, Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftancy Affairs, Titus Zam, said that such indulgence would encourage fraud in the Civil Service.

The Deputy Majority Leader said that the explanation offered were not enough to douse the concerns raised on the method of disbursement.

Governor Samuel Ortom at the State Executive Council meeting on Friday, raised another committee to speed-up the payment of the bailout funds to all deserving worker as quickly as possible. (Channels TV)

•Photo shows Governor Ortom.

Source News Express

Posted 05/12/2015 3:46:45 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

 

You may also like...
Police rescues girl chained by father

FG, States, LGs share N35B March Oil Subsidy...

Corps members laud Akwa Ibom Speaker on youth...

Court rules Nov. 13 on N1bn scam

Air Force intensifies efforts to produce aircfraft spares,...

Many killed, 120 houses burnt as militants rampage...

Obama called up for jury service

Ghost worker on trial over N11m fraud

Arewa youths to drag IPOB to International Criminal...

Detained Ekiti lawmaker not dead but hale and...

Military speaks on Nigerian soldiers who submitted weapons...

$2.1 Billion Arms Fund: Ensure deportation of beneficiaries’...

 

Latest News Anambra Guber: Peter Obi wins polling unit •Counting of votes ongoing in most areas APGA decries malfunctioning card readers Why students fail exams — Board chief Mugabe adamant as protests rock Zimbabwe FG set to organise focused labs to boost economic growth LEADERSHIP Publisher, staff at war over N4.8m salary arrears, 400 pages advert commission I’m not a saint, I admit my fault — Ohakim Trump to refocus U.S. relationship with Africa Association of Registered Freight Forwarders outlines new agenda BNYL faults Buhari’s speech in Abakiliki, berates Emeka Ojukwu Jr. Governorship aspirant boasts of bedding 50 women 3 dead as irate youths burn senator’s house

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (294,249 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (278,089 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (224,588 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (189,009 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (181,272 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (165,810 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (143,929 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (130,394 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (126,782 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (116,420 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (113,643 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (107,311 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (30) Business (2,771) Business Verdict (26) Columnists (769) Complaints & Requests (93) Enterprise & Opportunities (186) Entertainment (404) Features (510) Global Business Monitor (190) International (1,642) Interviews (138) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (82) News (30,336) Opinion (837) Pidgin (9) Politics (4,102) Religion (648) Sports (1,356) Stock Watch (24) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

UBA mobile app

CBN Words on marble

 

 

Argentina vs Nigeria

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!