By Smith Akoko
The Caretaker Chairman of Obi Local Government Council, Benue State, Hon. Joseph Ipenyi, has announced the suspension of all revenue collection in the Local Government, with effect from Monday, August 26th, 2019.
In a statement relayed through the electronic media, the council boss directed that all revenue receipts and other documents at the possession of those concerned be submitted to the Internal Auditor for proper check and clearance before returning same to the storekeeper.
In another development, the Council, rising from her monthly decision making meeting has agreed that the leadership of Ito Youth Association, a socio-cultural organisation in Obi LGA, stand dissolved as shall be communicated after re-registering with the Education Department of the council.
The Council further approved an intervention fund in respect of one Miss Marvelous Udor, who was remanded in Kirikiri maximum prison as suspect, after an ordeal with fraudsters that made away with her boss’s belongings.