DEPUTY Governor of Benue State, Benson Abounu on Thursday mentioned that ‘assumption of proper’ was primarily chargeable for the friction between the governors and governors.
Chatting with journalists after consulting with the Peoples Democratic Get together State Working Committee on his governorship aspiration in 2023, Abounu mentioned a deputy governor, “has no proper in any respect within the structure.
Whereas stating that every one deputies are on the mercy of the governors, Abounu mentioned that “any deputy governor that doesn’t assume proper will certainly not have downside along with his principal.”
He mentioned, “The explanation why some deputies fall out with their principals is as a result of they assumed rights. Some deputy governors have the assumption that they’re being short-changed, they don’t seem to be been given sufficient and that they don’t seem to be getting what is because of them.
“However as deputy governor, you haven’t any proper, none in any respect, as a result of the structure doesn’t ascribe something to the deputy governor.
“Solely two issues which are out there to deputy governors are, within the occasion the governor goes on vacation and ask the deputy to behave and the second is within the occasion the governor decides to present you any project to hold out. And if he (governor) decides to not assign any responsibility to you, has he dedicated any offense?”
He defined that Governor Ortom had given him the nod to seek the advice of with stakeholders to share his imaginative and prescient with them.
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