How Kwara Government Spent N6.2billion In 2020 Without Receipts – Anti-graft Group, ENetSuD Reveals

An anti-corruption civil society organisation, the Elites Network for Sustainable Development, (ENetSuD), has frowned on the spending of N6,265,010, 819.98 by the Kwara State Government within the 12 months 2020 with out related expenditure receipts.

In the 2020 Citizens’ Accountability Report printed by the Permanent Secretary of the State Ministry of Finance, Folorunsho Abdulrazaq, ten (10) Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) have been listed as the highest queried public fund spenders with no expenditure receipts.

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An announcement signed by Saeed Tijjani, ENetSuD’s Press Secretary famous {that a} complete of 5 hundred and ninety-two (592) audit queries amounting to N6,265,010,819.98 have been raised by the state’s Auditor General within the 2020 Financial 12 months.

The Coordinator of the CSO, Abdullateef Alagbonsi, expressed shock that the workplace of Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq is the highest wrongdoer having spent N2,054,211,929.13 with out having related expenditure receipt.

In 2020, the Governor’s workplace reportedly acquired a complete of 166 audit queries from the Office of the Auditor General of the state.

The assertion reads partly, “The next to the Governor’s Office in the rank of spending public fund without receipt is the Government House that received 95 audit queries for spending N1,500,327,577.70 also without a relevant expenditure receipt.

“Other MDAs that spent without a receipt are Ministry of Works and Transport (N1,296,239, 007.94), Ministry of Environment (N62,378,218.04), Ministry of Finance and Planning (N262, 387,983.97), Ministry of Youths and Sports (N156,732,009.84).

“The list also includes the Office of the Head of Service (N293, 248, 899.16), Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development (N75, 795, 000), Ministry of Energy (N153, 764, 042.83), and Ministry of Water Resources (N409, 926, 151.37).

“ENetSuD charged the Kwara State House of Assembly to, as a matter of urgency and in the public interest, carry out its constitutional duty by carrying out robust, extensive and thorough investigation on how the KWSG spent the money.

“ENetSuD reminds the KWHA that failure to do its duty and report its findings to the public whose taxes are being spent without due process will not go well with Kwara citizens that they represent in the hallowed chamber.”

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