In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 15th, July, 2020

Drama As Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman AbdulRasaq Invitations EFCC To Examine His Govt

Drama As Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman AbdulRasaq Invites EFCC To Investigate His Govt

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Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has invited the anti-graft company Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee EFCC to his state to conduct an impartial probe to research allegations of corruption leveled in opposition to him by some individuals within the state.

A press release launched by the Governor’s spokesman Rafiu Ajakaye right now July 14, stated the invitation for a probe turned needed after some individuals accused his administration of diverting funds meant for 16 native authorities areas within the state. The governor stated the EFCC shall be invited to research the funds to this point obtained and disbursed to the 16 native authorities areas between Could 2019 and now.

The assertion partially reads;


“For the sake of accountability and transparency, the Governor is hereby calling within the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) to conduct pressing probe into funds to this point obtained as allocations and spent by the 16 native authorities between Could 29 and now,
” the assertion stated.

Individually, the Governor may also be establishing a Panel of inquiry within the rapid to look into the identical points. Members of the panel and its phrases of reference could be introduced quickly.

This probe is borne out of the truth that this administration has not touched a kobo of cash belonging to the native governments. It has nothing to cover. However for abundance of warning, the Governor shall be tasking not simply the EFCC but in addition a panel of inquiry with members drawn from varied backgrounds to research the LG funds, how they’ve been spent, and expose any mismanagement or diversion of the funds (if any).

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The decision turns into needed in view of the outrageous claims by some individuals that cash to the tune of N300m was diverted month-to-month from LG accounts. The administration feels this deserves to be probed and laid to relaxation as a result of governance is about public belief.

Equally, His Excellency appeals to the Home of Meeting which contains the elected representatives of the folks with oversight powers  to carry a public listening to on the stated matter.

The Governor restates that he wouldn’t be discovered mismanaging or siphoning public funds. He maintains his stand, which dated again to his days within the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), that the native governments ought to be allowed to handle their very own funds with minimal or no supervision by the State because the regulation might permit. He insists that any official discovered to have diverted or mismanaged public funds underneath him could be made to account for identical as prescribed underneath the regulation.

 

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