A Bauchi-based youths group, Bauchi Youth Democratic Meeting (BYDA), has urged the state governor, Bala Mohammed to prevail on the state Ministry of Finance to launch the cash he accepted for a Nationwide Youths Service Corps (NYSC) member to finish maternity facility at Sabon Kaura group as her group improvement mission.
BYDA secretary, Mr David Daure, acknowledged this in a press release he signed and made out there to journalists on Friday in Bauchi.
He mentioned the corps member, Mrs Ugochukwu Glory, with NYSC quantity, BA/19B/3811, had sought monetary help from the governor via the Ministry of Works and Transport to finish her group improvement mission on the group, a suburb of Bauchi metropolis.
Daure knowledgeable that the maternity mission had reached the roofing stage, including that the corps member was setting up the maternity centre with the help of the Ministry Works and Transport and Habib Engineering Development Firm.
“She sought help from Governor Bala Mohammed to finish the development of the maternity which might earn her an award.
“The governor in his magnanimity accepted the sum of N5,290,377.50 for her to finish the development of the maternity in Sabon Kaura group,” he acknowledged
Daure knowledgeable that the governor accepted the mentioned quantity and directed the Ministry of Finance to pay the corps member via the Ministry of Works and Transport.
In accordance with him, regardless of the governor’s approval, the cash was but to be launched to the Corps member to allow her full the maternity mission.
“The governor directed the state Ministry of Finance to launch the sum of N5.290,377:50 to the Ministry of Works and Transport for onward transmission to the youth corps member underneath the supervision of the ministry by direct labour.
“We’re, subsequently, interesting to the governor to wade into the matter for the authorities involved to launch the cash for her to finish the development of the maternity which is essential to the group,” he added.
Daure, nonetheless, lamented the refusal of civil servants to adjust to the state authorities after he had given the directive for the cash to be paid.
“We’re calling on the great Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed to have a important have a look at the difficulty and direct the discharge of the cash to allow the corper full her mission,” Daure appealed.