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Sen. Ekwunife makes case for local government autonomy

  Sen. Ekwunife makes case for local government autonomy. NKIRU NWAGBO, AWKA 17/02/2023 Senator Uche Ekwunife of Anambra Central District has called for the financial autonomy of the local government areas across the country. Ekwunife who made this public at the Nigerian Union of Journalists press conference in Awka said the financial autonomy of the council areas would battle the insecurity in the country and enhance infrastructural development in the rural areas. According to Ekwunife" I want to go back in order to consolidate on the things I have done in terms of bills and motions. "I have some bills that are very important to me such as the Local Government Financial Autonomy Bill . We have three tiers of government which are the Federal government, state government and the local government. When the federal government enjoys it's own autonomy the state enjoys it's own autonomy bur the local government is encumbered and that is the government that is closest to th