Katsina: Governor Masari sets up committees to probe Shema

Posted by News Express | 18 August 2015 | 4,996 times

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Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari, has inaugurated four committees to investigate the activities of some departments and agencies in the state during the administration of his predecesor, Alhaji Ibrahim Shema.

Checks by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) revealed that the agencies and departments included the state Road Maintenance Agency (KASROMA), Department of Girl-child Education, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs/SURE-P) and Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB).

Inaugurating the committees yesterday in Katsina, Masari directed them to ascertain locations, state of projects or programmes executed by the affected agencies between 2011 and 2015.

He also directed them to determine whether the funds earmarked for the projects were judiciously used and advised the government accordingly.

Masari stressed that the probe was not to witch-hunt anybody, and charged the committee members to put aside sentiments in the discharge of their assignment.

The governor said the probe was necessary as it would assist the administration establish more vibrant institutions dedicated to the service of the state.

The committee chairmen are Alhaji Abdu Kanti, KASROMA; Dr. Kabir Matazu, SUBEB; Abdullahi Imam, MDG’s/SURE-P, and Mariya Abdullahi, Girl-child education department.

Adapted fom THE SUN. Photo shows Governor Masari.

Source: News Express

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