Covid-19: Drama As Councillor Disappears With 30 bags of Rice, Beans Meant For State’s Relief Package

A Councillor in Katcha Local government Area of Niger state who has reportedly disappeared with of 30 bags of grains meant to be distributed as palliative to members of his constituency, has now been declared wanted by the police.

The Secretary to the Niger State Government (SSG), Alhaji Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, who is the Chairman Niger State Taskforce on COVID-19, confirmed the report, adding that the Councillor was part of a Committee set up for the distribution of the grains to his community.

The state COVID-19 Taskforce Chairman also explained that the 30 bags comprised of 10 bags of rice, 10 bags of maize, and 10 bags of millet was allocated each to all the 274 wards across the 25 Local Government councils by the state government.


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