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EFCC grills Kwara SSG, excos, lawmakers over N400m gift approved by Gov Ahmed

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office has started examinations concerning the supposed illicit installment of about N400million to specific individuals from the Kwara State House of Assembly and the State Executive Council individuals before the lapse of their residencies.

The commission, in an announcement, said it is “right now grilling the Secretary to the State Government, Sola Isiaka Gold and the Clerk of the State House of Assembly, Kperogi Halimat Jummai over the supposed installment which did not pursue fair treatment.

“Kperogi who affirmed that the Lawmakers have gotten their severance tip revealed to EFCC agents that the State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed endorsed the installment.”

It noticed that all the 25 Lawmakers and a few individuals from the State Executive Council two weeks prior got about N400million severance tip before the lapse of their residency notwithstanding the way that the State owes specialists around a quarter of year compensation.

The candidate said even though the Lawmakers and individuals from the State Executive Council are qualified for severance installment, it was the following organization that should pay the cash.

It was additionally claimed that the State Government with simple aim, quickly paid the cash before the lapse of their terms.

“Progressively troubling was the issue of furniture recompense rushing to a huge number of naira as per the solicitor, which they needed paying alongside severance tip,” it included.

EFCC uncovered that, in a letter composed by the Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr. Ali Ahmed to the State Governor, it was affirmed that the Lawmakers were qualified for severance tip toward the finish of their residency due to end on June 7, 2019.

“As per the arrangements of the Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMA and FC) Honorable Members are qualified for 200 percent of their yearly fundamental pay rates as their severance tip recompense toward the finish of their residency of Office”, the Speaker’s letter included.