Katsina State government says it will bail out local governments in the state to enable them save some money in order to execute projects for their people.
The Katsina State Governor Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari stated this while inaugurating two committees to help the government in drawing recommendations on how to make local governments save funds.
The committees inaugurated are;
(1) Committee on the implementation of CONHESS and other related health allowances for local government staff led by Alhaji Maigari Dan Juma Salihu,
(2) Committee to verify local governments staff with genuine complain due to the recently concluded staff verification exercise -which was further divided into 3 to cover the number of senatorial zones in the state.
Speaking shortly after the inauguration of the committees, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari spelt out the term of reference of the committees as:
To entertain and collect genuine complain arising from the table payment of salaries to local government staff among others.
Both the committees were given 2 weeks to submit their reports.