- Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq says his administration will partner with EFCC to rid Kwara of corruption
- The governor also disclosed that things were not working in the state before he assumed office
- According to the Kwara governor, corruption had eaten deep in the government
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq of Kwara state says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has contributed immensely to secure the resources of the state from being looted by corrupt persons.
According to him, the EFCC was proactive by working before his administration came on board.
Abdulrasaq disclosed this while speaking at a public education/citizen enlightenment program organised by the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) and the National Orientation Agency (NOA) in Ilorin, on August 6.
“This state was already down when we came into power, no water in the hospitals, no electricity, and the system was totally in chaos, no chairs in our schools, the money was being diverted.
“Corruption had eaten deep in the government [but] we are working with the EFCC to ensure that all these abuses disappear from the system," the governor said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the Kwara state high court sitting in Ilorin, the state capital, ordered the forfeiture of N150 million plaza belonging to a civil servant in the state, Rasaq Momonu.
The Ilorin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) urged the court to give an order of final forfeiture of Asmau plaza along University of Ilorin road, Tanke area of the metropolis.
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