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Bill To Cut Salaries, Allowances Of LG Councillors Passed 2nd Reading At Delta Assembly

Bill To Cut Salaries, Allowances Of LG Councillors Passed 2nd Reading At Delta Assembly

NEWS, POLITICS
A bill to cut the salaries and gratuities of local government Councillors in Delta State is on the offing. Already, the bill christened, “Delta State remunerations, salaries, allowances, gratuities and pensions of certain public office holders and bodies amendment bill" has passed second reading at the State House of Assembly. The second reading of the bill at Tuesday’s plenary presided over by the Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, was sequel to a motion moved by the member representing Ndokwa West constituency, Hon Azuka Azaka, seconded by the Majority Leader, Hon Tim Owhefere. Hon Azaka who sponsored the said bill, explained that the bill was important to protect and stabilize local government councils from financial collapse. According to him, presently, Councils were