Imo State House of Assembly has passed a motion, authorizing the state Auditor-General to put together an Independent Committee of Forensic Experts to investigate the 250 bank accounts operated by the administration of Chief Rochas Okorocha in the state in the last eight years.
Passing the motion, the House also urged the banks concerned to work in-ten dem, with investigating committee to enable it, put in proper shape, the state’s bank accounts.
Moving the motion during plenary, the Chief Sponsor of the motion and Deputy Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Okechukwu Onyekanma said that following the proliferation and multiplicity of government bank accounts in the last eight years led to so much losses leakages and lapses in the management of the state finances.
He further said that the House has noted that there has been movements of fund from some of the government accounts without due process to other accounts resulting to the government losing huge finances.
The Deputy speaker urged the House to also mandate the Auditor General to conduct an audit of all the state government accounts from June 2011 to date in order to detect loses, lapses and leakages inherent in
the management of those accounts with a view to returning such funds to the state.
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