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Explain How You Spent 50% Of Your IGR On Running Cost, Ogun Assembly Queries Abeokuta South LG Chairman

ABEOKUTA – Ogun State House of Assembly has asked the Chairman, Abeokuta South Local Government, Hon. Omolaja Ayodele Majekodunmi to explain how the council expended 50% of its internal revenue on running cost.

The Assembly made this request on Wednesday while appraising the budget performance of the local government Councils in the state between March 2024.

The Assembly while demanding more supporting documents in relation to the council’s expenditure profiles said it was worrisome how the council could expended 50% of its Internally Generated Revenue.

Members of the Ogun State House of Assembly Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs commended the Chairman of Abeokuta North Local Government, represented by his Vice, Mr. Ayoola Oluajo for investing the grants received from the State Government on projects that would have a direct positive impact on the lives of the people.

The Vice Chairman of the Committee, Hon. Dickson Awolaja, who stood in for the Chairman, Hon. Jemili Akingbade, gave the commendation, while appraising the budget performance of the local government councils in the State between March 2024 and March 2024.

Other members of the Committee including Honourables Tunde Tella, Fola Salami and the Minority Leader, Lukman Adeleye noted that the council had made judicious use of resources available to it, while requesting for comprehensive list of the projects and those indicating revenue collected within the period.

The Chairman of Odeda Local Government Council, Dr. ( Mrs) Waliat Adeyemo, also presented the performance of her local government for the period under review.

In their appraisal, the House Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs demanded more supporting documents relating to the lotting of some of the unserviceable properties of the council.

The Committee also appraised the budget performance of Ado- Odo/ Ota Local Government Council.

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