By John Ikani
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has signed two bills that grant autonomy to both the state legislature and the state judicial arms of government.
Tambuwal’s assent to the bills granting autonomy to legislature, judiciary comes weeks after Plateau state Government directed the Accountant General of the state to transfer funds meant for the Legislative and Judicial arms of government.
The bills passed by the Sokoto state house of assembly are titled Legislative Fund Management and Other Matters as well as Judicial Fund Management and Other Matters.
Signing the bills into law at the government house council chambers, Governor Tambuwal said no governor in Nigeria is opposed to granting autonomy to the two arms of government, but are only concerned about the constitutionality of of the order 10 issued by President Muhammadu Buhari.
He added that all arms of government in Sokoto have been working in harmony to provide good governance to the people of Sokoto state.