Lawyers divided over NFIU directive on Local government fund

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On May 7, the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU released a guideline to reduce vulnerabilities created by cash withdrawals from local government funds throughout the country. The guideline amongst other things, seek to systematically restore LGA’s financial autonomy. Since it’ss release, the guideline has generated controversy among lawyers and other stakeholders over its constitutionality.

Ayo Ademiluyi shares his thoughts on this…

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