By Francis Nansak
In his quest to contribute meaningful to the development of karu local government area, Honourable James Thomas has assured of tackling some of the bottle necks that culminates to underdevelopment.
The council boss pointed out that to achieve a sustainable revenue that could Carter for some of the challenges bedeviling any society measures must be put in place,which he has since assumption of office made it a priority.
He made this statement on Saturday at keffi during the empowerment of 1000 women organised by the Wadada Educational Foundation.
James Thomas, revealed that the audit department which for over sometimes have not been utilized for the discharge the responsibility it was created for has been revived.
“I target to boost revenue of the local government, but also discovered that untill the finance department is properly reformed,it will amount to time wasting.
“This why on assuming office I had to revive the audit department of karu LGA,to first checkmate myself as well as all other head of departments,to blocked all pot holes and leakages” He said.
Honourable James Thomas,a one time TMC chairman and Senior Special Assistant to the governor of Nasarawa State,engineer Abdullahi Sule,stated that he did not ride on campaigns promises as it were with others ,but that the people depended on his past antecedents and gave him the mandate to officiate the council affairs.
The chairman who expressed displeasure with the mode of employment in the local government system by other successive administration which hinders payment of salaries as a result of ghost workers, however stated that in karu accountability and prudent resources management will be top priority.
On security, the karu council boss also assured of putting in place mechanisms that would tackle the unwanted activities of cultists who have constituted a threat to peaceful coexistence in areas as Mararaba,masaka and environs through continues collaboration with government approved security formations in the area.
He said” As a local government that is the closest to the federal capital territory,we are aware that what ever happens to karu has a way of affecting the FCT,as such ensuring security for the protection of lives and properties is one of our priority as a government.
“But this is one area that is so demanding and capital intensive,however with the measures and steps so far taken which is to blocked leakages in the system we will do our best to improve and solidify what was done by the past administration” He added.
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