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“We Shall Probe Nyako To Recover Stolen Funds” – Adamawa Acting Governor

More trouble appear to be
coming the way of former
Governor of Adamawa State,
Murtala Nyako as the the
Acting Governor of Adamawa,
Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri,
announced on Tuesday of
plans to probe him over
N82billion debt profile.

Fintiri, who announced this in
a broadcast to people of the
State in Yola, said “we shall
set up a judicial panel of
inquiry to probe Nyako’s
administration and we shall
cooperate with all anti-graft
agencies to recover stolen
state funds.

“This will be done through
effective publicity and bring to
public notice the abuses that
necessitated and justified this
change of government in
Adamawa state.

“Furthermore, the Secretary
to the State Government shall
in due course, inform the
world about these scandalous
abuses and how the simple
canon of government activities
were thrown overboard’’.

The Acting Governor further
stated that his interim
administration inherited a
debt profile of more than N12
billion in the statutory
revenue account alongside
liabilities amounting to N70
billion said to be diverted to
non-viable projects.

He said, “My administration
has mapped out strategies to
reinvigorate the various
sectors of the economy
through which dividends of
democracy can reach the

Fintiri said he was committed
to handing over a better
Adamawa to the next

The acting governor said local
government would be treated
properly as an effective tier of
government through prompt
release of funds.
He urged traditional rulers,
religious leaders, community
leaders, security agencies and
the people of the state to
participate fully in bringing
back the lost glory of

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Posted By KellyChi On 08:54 Wed, 30 Jul 2014

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