Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State has accredited the organising of a fee of inquiry to probe large misappropriation of over N107 billion by the speedy previous administration within the State, led by Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari.
The determine is a complete sum of cash found to have been misappropriated between 2011 to 2019.
The choice to arrange the Fee was reached on the State’s Government Council Assembly.
This was contained in a press assertion signed and issued to newsmen in Gusau, the State capital, by the Particular Adviser to the governor on media and public enlightenment, Hon. Zailani Bappa.
“That is partly a fallout of the ultimate report of the Alhaji Ahmad Zabarma Committee constituted on the wake of this administration to search out out the depth of engagement by the final administration by way of public funds and procurement which was equally submitted to the Governor at present on the Authorities Home.
“The committee earlier disclosed that the final administration may need squandered the funds of the State authorities to the tune of over N107 billion which couldn’t be correctly accounted for.
“As an example, the sum of N10 billion was found to have been paid to the State authorities from the Federal Authorities by e-payment which additionally disappeared through e-payment inside two days with none report of it within the applicable books.
“One other ten billion discovered to have been paid in two tranches had been found to have landed within the accounts of two bureau de change firms in Kano. Different shoddy offers concerned many contracts awarded and both not executed or partly executed,” it said.
In accordance with the Committee, it was additionally found that over 1000 assorted autos had been mentioned to have been bought by the final administration with out hint of these autos.
“The State authorities, due to this fact, owes it as an obligation to not enable these findings to be swept beneath the carpet with out correctly addressing them”, the federal government added.