PRESIDENT TINUBU PRAISES SUPREME COURT DECISION ON LG RIGHTS

PRESIDENT TINUBU PRAISES SUPREME COURT DECISION ON LG RIGHTS

President Bola Tinubu has welcomed the Supreme Court of Nigeria’s ruling affirming the constitutional rights of local governments.

In a press release issued by the senior special assistant on media to the President, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, President Tinubu highlighted that ineffective local governance has hindered national progress and emphasized that local leaders must now ensure citizens benefit from their services.”This judgment allows Nigerians, especially the poor, to hold their local leaders accountable. What is sent to local government accounts will be known, and services must now be provided without excuses,”

President Tinubu stated.He noted that essential services and public amenities have suffered due to the weakening of local governments. The Supreme Court’s decision upholding financial autonomy for local governments is seen as a historic step toward enhancing Nigeria’s federal structure..

Mr President commended Attorney-General Lateef Fagbemi for his efforts and reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to effective governance for all Nigerians.

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