Alleged N8.2b fraud: 11 Oyo officials face probe

ELEVEN Oyo State Commissioners are under probe for alleged mismanagement of about N8.2billion.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has invited the commissioners for interrogation.
Also invited to Abuja by the anti-graft agency are all the accountants and auditors of all the ministries in the outgoing Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala administration.
Commissioner for Environment Mr. Mukaila Aborode has demanded from the commission’s “a defined focus” of investigation.
The invitation of the commissioners followed the receipt of five petitions against the administration. In the petitions are allegations of diversion of local government funds, mismanagement of Excess Crude Funds and award of contracts.
ICPC operatives have been in Ibadan since last Tuesday to see the officials.
Some of those invited are commissioners for Finance, Works, Health, Agriculture, Education, Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Environment, Commerce and the Accountant-General.
Source: The Nation Newspapers

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