The Ilorin zonal workplace of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee has handed over a draft of N147m looted funds recovered from some officers of the quick previous authorities in Kwara State.
Handing over the cash to the state Commissioner for Finance and Planning, Florence Olasunbo Oyeyemi, the zonal head of the fee, Kazeem Oseni, mentioned the sum of N138m was recovered from contractors who dealt with tasks from the state inside income service, KWIRS.
He disclosed that one other N9m was recovered from officers of the state Common Fundamental Schooling Board SUBEB.
The fee not too long ago quizzed some officers of SUBEB together with its suspended Everlasting Secretary in Kwara, Alhaji Bayo Onimago, for alleged insertion of some ghost staff in its payroll.
Oseni, whereas handing over the cash mentioned, “The Performing Chairman of the fee, Umar Muhammed, authorised that the sum of N147m recovered from suspected treasury looters be returned to the Kwara State authorities.
He mentioned, “In our humble efforts to sanitize the system, we attempt to examine all crimes dedicated within the society and convey the culprits to e book.”
He mentioned, “We’re utilizing this chance to inform you that the fee will get better extra monies for each the state authorities and people who’re cheated in by hook or by crook.”
Receiving the cash on behalf of the state authorities, the Commissioner for Finance, recommended the efforts of the anti-graft company within the efforts to stamp out corruption and abuse of public workplace from the system.
She assured that the recovered cash could be utilised for the general public’s meant objective.