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EFCC invites 4 govt. officials in Katsina

17 June 2015, 08:24

Katsina - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday invited four officials of the Katsina State Government to clarify issues related to financial misappropriations.

This is contained in an invitation letter issued by Aminudeen Muhammad, an official of the commission, on behalf of the EFCC Executive Chairman.

The officers affected include Permanent Secretaries, ministries of Works and Agriculture, the Managing Director of the Katsina Road Maintenance Agency (KASAROMA) and the State Accountant General.

It directed the officials to come with contract documents awarded between 2011 and 2015, annual budgets from 2011 to 2015 and actual funds released to the ministries/agencies from 2011 to May 2015.

Also read: EFCC invites, interrogates Elechi, former Ebonyi Governor

The EFCC also directed the officials to appear before it with documents for funds allocations made to the state and local government councils from the Federation Account between 2011 and May, 2015.

The statement said the officials should provide documents for funds released to the ministries of agriculture, works, housing, transportation, sports, Road Maintenance Agency (KASAROMA) and statutory budget of the state between 2011 and May 2015.

The Accountant General is expected to appear before the commission on June 17, and the Managing Director of KASAROMA and the two permanent secretaries on June 18. 


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