Nigeria News: Legislators slam Council wives
The Osun State House of Assembly have ordered the withdrawal of 30 brand new cars from the wives of the local government chairmen in the state.
The cars were purchased at the cost of N3.5m each and meant to be used by the ‘Women Development Union’ in each local government council, but were taken over by the wives of the local government chairmen who converted them to personal use
The motion for the withdrawal of the vehicles was moved by Mr. Diran Ayanbeku, a member of Peoples Democratic Party, who represents Ife-South.
A member of the Action Congress, Mr. Adegboye Akintunde, who represents Osogbo, seconded the motion.
Directing that “Women Development Union” should be written on the vehicles, the House said the vehicles should be used by the WDUs in the local government councils