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Bauchi Assembly wants finance commissioner, accountant general suspended

Bauchi Assembly wants finance commissioner, accountant general suspended

 

 

 

 

The Bauchi State House of Assembly has called for the immediate suspension of Commissioner for Finance Hon. Adamu Sanda and the State Accountant General, over nonpayment of workers’ salaries in the state.

The Speaker, Hon. Abubakar  Suleiman, announced the unanimous resolution of the House at the plenary held on Friday.

 

The development followed the lingering problem of ghost workers and contending issue of non-payment of salaries to some workers.

 

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The Speaker said that ”due to contending issues of nonpayment of salaries to some workers in the state in which the House received many complaints, Commissioner of Finance and Accountant General of the State should be suspended immediately until investigation on the matter is completed”

The House also mandated its Public Account, Finance and Cabinet Affairs Committees to carry a thorough investigation on why some section of the civil service in the state were not paid their entitlements for months.

The Committees were requested to report to the House within two weeks for proper action to be taken.

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