NIPSS Visit: Mai Kaltungo advocate for credible and transparent Local Government Election.

The Mai Kaltungo Engineer Saleh Mohammed has advocated for credible elections at the Local Government level to alalow for patriotic and committed individuals to emerge leaders.

Addressing the participants of Executive Course 44 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies in his palace, Engineer Saleh Mohammed said this is the only way the third tier of government will deliver on it’s mandate.

Engineer Saleh Mohammed described as unfortunate the shabby elections that produces unpatriotic leaders as chairmen and councillors breeding corruption at the detriment of the people’s development.

He explained that local government autonomy can only be meaningful if those to run their affairs are chosen by the people in a modest and transparent manner

Commenting on the role of the traditional institution in advancement of local governance, the Mai said the they don’t need constitutional backing to contribute as peaceful coexistence remain their primary concern.

The team lead of the Executive Course 44 of NIPSS participants Dr. Emmanuel Sambo Mamman explained that the team is researching the theme “strengthening local governance” with emphasis on challenges, options and opportunities in Gombe State.

Dr. Emmanuel Mamman said study is aimed at advising on ways to improve service delivery at the grassroot.

The team had earlier interacted with leadership and management staff of Akko and Shongom local governments in addition to inspection of the on-going construction of Kumo General Hospital.

Joshua Danmalam information officer SSG’S Office

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