Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has invited the countrys main anti-graft agency, to conduct a private probe into funds so far received and disbursed to the 16 local government areas between May 2019 till date.
Naija News Understand that the Governor took the drastic action after social media allegation that the administration has diverted local government funds to personal purse.
According to the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Rafiu Ajakaye who made this known in a statement on Tuesday in Ilorin , the panel of inquiry comprising members from various backgrounds would also be set up to look into the local government funds.
“For the sake of accountability and transparency, the governor is hereby calling on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to conduct an urgent probe into funds so far received as allocations and spent by the 16 local governments between May 29 and now.
“Separately, the governor will also be setting up a panel of inquiry in the immediate to look into the same issues. Members of the panel and its terms of reference would be announced soon.