Kogi State Governor,
Alhaji Yahaya Bello in his bid to ensure financial producnt local government councils in the state, have inaugurated committee to review and harmonize all financial regulations and guidelines of local government in the state from 2016 till date.
Inaugurating the committee, Secretary to the state government ,Dr. Ayoade Folashade Arike said the governor approved the appointment of the committee members based on their tracks records of achievements in public service .
According to her: ‘ base on your unblemished records in public service I have directed by His Exellency the Executive Governor of Kogi state to convey to you,your appointment as member of Audit Committee to Review and Harmonize all Financial regulations and guidelines of local government councils in kogi state from 2016 till date”
Arike explained that part of the Committee terms of reference includes; Review and harmonize all financial regulations from 2016 till date,ensure that fiscal transaction in the local government councils comply with the financial regulations.
Others are : to strengthen our credibility with stakeholders, particularly our supporting partners,create and maintain effective anti fraud programs among others.
The committee which consist of 8 members drawn from various sectors, have Mrs Habiba Tijjani as chairman,Hon Momodu Ozigi Salami member and Alhaji Ahmed Usman ododo members.
Others are; Engineer Yahaya Muhammad Danladi Farouk, Former DLG Lokoja Local Government,member, Barr Sunday Joshua Ehimony member while Mr Otori Sheidu is to serve as secretary.
Speaking with Newsmen after the inauguration, Engineer Farouk thanked governor Yahaya Bello for given him another opportunity to serve.
” I want to use this medium to thanked His Exellency the Executive Governor of Kogi state,Alhaji Yahaya Bello for given my another opportunity to work with credible and honest team at higher level.
I want to assure his Exellency that God willing, we’ll justice the confidence reposed on all of us ” he said.