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FLASH: Umahi sacks Ebonyi auditor general

A statement by the Ebonyi government saidr Uduma was suspended due to poor performance.

• July 3, 2021
David Umahi
Governor David Umahi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has suspended the state’s Auditor-General, Samuel Uduma, indefinitely due to poor performance.

The suspension order was contained in statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Kenneth Ugbala, on Saturday.

Mr Ugbala in the statement said that the suspension took effect from July 1, as Emmanuel Arua had been appointed the state’s Acting Auditor-General.

“A four-man committee has been set up to reposition the state Auditor-General’s office and audit all accounts and manpower of the government.

“This audit covers the state and local government areas accounts from 2015 to 2019, 2019 to 2020 and the 2021 mid-term report,” the statement said.

It listed members of the committee to include Emmanuel Arua (Chairman), Joseph Igwe, Blessing Abia and Chinyere Chukwu as members.

“All concerned are thereby directed to strictly comply with this directive,” the statement said. 

(NAN)

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