Youth leaders alleged illegal sales of Adavi council properties by the Administrator 




The Youth Council of Nigeria, Adavi council chapter  has accused the Adavi local Government administrator Joseph Omuya Salami the illegal sales of the council property.


This was contained in a letter of protest over his fraudulent conduct that was was signed by secretary of the youth council Abdullahi Suleiman

and addressed to Governor Yahaya Bello, copy of which was made available to the AUTHORITY in Lokoja on Wednesday.

The protest letter indicated that youth leaders of the council verified the allegations from the Local Government Director of Administration who confirmed that he actually declined appending his signature on an agreement letter between the council and the prospective buyers of transformers.

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The letter explained that farming ploughs supplied by the State Government for youth empowerment  were also carted away by the administrator at night for sale to Hausa/Fulani buyers.


The letter also alleged that some of the local Government vehicles recently repaired by the State with millions of Naira were on the list of properties the embattled council boss was planning to auction to himself and his cronies.

“The generating plant purchased by the previous administration were moved to unknown destination under his directive. 90% of the motorcycles purchased by the State for the local Government staff have been sold even as deductions for them are being made from staff salaries.

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“These weighty allegations have been overtly and covertly investigated, your excellency and confirmed to be true and accurate from the officers directly in charge of the stock and inventories.”


It stated that they had also intimated the Ohi of Adavi and the divisional Police Officer of Adavi to ensure that the matters do not get to a head.


The youth council also denied the allegation that the youth council President was organising and orchestrating public protests against the APC, as well as the local Government administrator.


It added that they have no other agenda except to monitor, guard jealously and protect the heritage of the local government for the benefit of present and future generation.

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“Your excellency, we have done our duty to inform you and keep your government abreast with the fraududlent, under-hand and shaddy dealings that characterised the administration of Joseph Omuya Salami.


Efforts to reach the administrator did not yield any possitive result as he did not pick his calls neither did he reply the text message Sent to him over the allegation.

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