Ngoketunjia Senior Divisional Officer, Mr. Kuela Valeri has enjoined the living forces of Ngoketunjia Division to be vigilant and watchful against the activities of Boko Haram’s insurgency

The chief administrator was speaking at the Ndop council chambers during a ceremony organized to celebrate decentralization.  Speaking, the S.D.O Mr. Kuela Valeri described decentralization as the transfer of resources from the state to local authorities. The occasion brought together Divisional service heads of Ngoketunjia and Councillors of Babessi, Balikumbat and Ndop councils.

S.D.O NGOKETUNJIA SPEAKING

S.D.O NGOKETUNJIA SPEAKING

In his presentation, the Divisional Chief of Taxes for Ngoketunjia, Mr. Derick Fonguh presented how resources are transferred to councils. He however recommended that council staffs be designated to assist the tax administration.

Mr. Derick Fonguh, Divisional Chief of Taxes for Ngoketunjia Handing over his presentation scripts to the S.D.O

Mr. Derick Fonguh, Divisional Chief of Taxes for Ngoketunjia Handing over his presentation scripts to the S.D.O

The Mayor for Ndop council, Mr. Mbombo Abel Chenyi welcomed the idea of decentralization but decried what he termed “Transfers are with strings, the council budget is over 500.000.000 but strings are attached to 25.000.000”.

cross section of attendees

cross section of attendees

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