A total sum of N3.7billion have been released to the 23local government areas and some commissions and boards in Rivers State under the joint account allocation for the month of September.
A press release issued by the Ministry of Local Government, Chieftaincy and Community Affairs, said the publication of the allocation to the various councils was in keeping with accountability and transparency drive of the present administration in all aspects of its transactions.
The allocations so far released is as follows, Abua/Odua N168,891,220.84, Ahoada East N131,236,223.05, Ahoada West N157,903,107, Akuku-Toru N141, 724,242.67, Andoni N151,445,431.25.
While Asari-Toru got N143, 187,759.59, Bonny N146,649,515.81, Degema N158,763,896.82, Eleme N147,354,870.80, Emohua N142,506,155.27, Etche N161,636,986.58, Gokana N151,440,126.51 Ikwerre N140,999,366.03, Khana N174,076,182.81 and Obio/Akpor N206,622,891.29
Others are Ogba/Egbema N171,890,818.90, Ogu/Bolo N111,556,626.94, Okrika N151,373,839.84, Omuma N119,335,057.56, Opobo/Nkoro N130,783,349.71, Oyigbo N120,744,498.97, Port Harcourt N228,381,245.90 and Tai N131,924,515.58.
Also the Rivers State Pension Board got N92,956,171.22, Rivers State Local Government Service Commission, N13,369,972.64 and Rivers State Council of Traditional Rulers N189,245,808,07.