Panel summons Adamawa ex-commissioners, council chairmen
The Justice Bobbo Umar panel in Adamawa State has invited all former commissioners for local government affairs under former Governor Murtala Nyako to appear before it on Saturday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the panel was set up by Adamawa State Acting Governor, Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, to probe the activities of the Nyako administration.
The panel issued the invitation on Friday when, Mr. Kennedy Dauda, the incumbent Permanent Secretary, concluded his submission on the ministry financial activities.
The panel also asked all ex-permanent secretaries in the ministry and former local government chairmen who served between June 2007 and June 2014 to make themselves available.
In another development, the state Accountant-General, Malam Mohammed Nasir, has been suspended.
A statement issued by the state Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Rogers Nathan, said Nasir should hand over to Mrs. Augustina Wadamihya, the most senior staff in the unit.
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