Ajimobi’s last minute spending worries Oyo Gov-elect, Makinde


Seyi Makinde ,the Oyo state Gov-elect has made known to the public that Abiola Ajimobi is making last minutes withdrawal from the State’s treasure, Makinde also said that the plan of the outgoing administration was to damage his incoming governorship.

Makinde also went further to say that the reason why Ajimobi was collecting Funds in government coffers both strategic and from stabilisation of accounts was to delay his incoming administration

In a statement by his spokesman , Mr Dotun Oyelade , the governor -elect said he was aware of “questionable special projects for which N 2 . 475 m have been hurriedly released for each of the 33 local governments and similar amount released to the Oyo state Road Maintenance Agency , OSTROMA for the same purpose , totalling N4,950,000,000.”

The money was taken from the excess crude account and given to the ministry of local government and chieftaincy affairs

The governor-elect “Seyi makinde” said that the release of government funds in unusual circumstances were alarming, especially if it was not the normal bureaucratic order

Makinde said he would take necessary steps to correct all anomalies, he went further to state that he and his team would keep watch on the activities of the state bank accounts

The state commissioner of information and tourism, Mr Toye Arulogun,reacted to Makinde’s complaints

“The mandate of the Ajimobi administration will not lapse until the 28th of may 2019”

“Government will not fold its hands, counting days but must make the remainder of its days count” Arulogun said

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