Governor of Adamawa State, Barr. Bala James Ngilari, has suspended all executives of Gombi Local Government Area of the state for alleged gross misappropriation of public funds.
News of the suspension was contained in a press statement issued by Secretary to the State Government, Ibrahim Andrew Welye.
According to the statement, evidence of gross misappropriation of public funds was established against the executives in an audit report on the Local Government submitted to the state government.
The statement read, “Adamawa State Governor, Bala James Ngilari, has suspended the Gombi Local Government council with immediate effect pending further investigations of gross misappropriation of public funds as contained in an audit report submitted to government”.
The statement also directed the Council Chairman to surrender all government property and security documents in his possession.