Sokoto Assembly approves N2bn motorcycle loan for civil servants
The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Thursday approved N2 billion loan for the purchase of 10,000 motorcycles for the civil servants in the state.
The approval followed a letter sent to the assembly by the state government requesting the granting of the loan.
Explaining the rationale behind the loan, Alhaji Bello Ambarura, APC Caucus Leader in the Assembly said it aimed at enabling the state government through the State Chapter of Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), to secure facility for the purchase of the motorcycles
Ambarura said; “In the light of this development, the State Chapter of Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) approaches a bank for the financing of the supply.
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“Following due consultation based on mutual understanding, agreement was reached between the bank and NLC for the release of N2 billion required to procure 10,000 motorcycles.