Chikun LG Chair Holds Town Hall Meeting, Presents Scorecard …..Challenge Communities to Verify Claims

By Uangbaoje Alex, Kaduna

Chairman, Interim Management Committee (IMC) of Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Hajiya Hadiza Yahuza, on Thursday held a town hall meeting to present her achievements in the last 200 days in office to people of the LGA.

The Chairman, who took over the administration of the LGA since 2016, said in the last 200 days, she has provided over 20 road projects which cuts across different wards in the Local Government and also empowered over 200 women.

According to her “we’ve also provided Electrification and Women Empowerment Projects in many areas within the rural and urban centres of the Local Government, to improve
living standards.

“For purpose of clarity, some of the locations of these road construction projects in Chikun Local Government Area includes: Janruwa Junction/Ungwan Boro, Kujama, kankumi and Ungwan Yelwa Communities respectively.

“The one of electrification and empowerment project took place in area like Rido, Nasarawa, Kakau, Narayi, Kujama, Kamazou, U/Laka and Kankumi respectively.”

While reacting to the accusations of misappropriation of funds meant for development of the LGA laid against her by some Councillors, Hajiya Hadiza, said “anybody who has been in Chikun for the last 18months know that Chikun has moved to the next level.

“13 communities electrified, 5 feeder roads, police stations back to back, empowerment of over 200 women, bought motorcycles for security personnel, 25 in numbers and we have some IDPs, we have some security issues. We spent close to 5million naira to buy things to settle the IDPs, I mean this is commendable.”

She challenged Chikun people to varify her claims, saying, “I’ve taken my time and pleasure to mention the names and locations of these infrastructures so that you can verify where necessary and see the projects physically yourselves.

“Let me also bring to your attention that I and my Honorable Council members have received several communications overwhelming from notable personalities within the shore of the local government including traditional rulers, corporate individuals and religious leaders for putting people first in the projects we’ve so far executed.”

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