Ebonyi: Umahi suspends state, local govt auditor generals

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Abakaliki – Ebonyi David Umahi has suspended indefinitely Auditor-General Mr Innocent Nweda immediate effect.

Also suspended is local Auditor-General George Ukpai.

The Secretary the (SSG) Dr Kenneth Ugbala, announced the suspensions in a on .

The said their suspension was as a result their failure perform the duties their offices.

According the , the two officers are accused failing to prepare and produce the annual audited accounts the and of the local .

The statement said the governor further directed Mr Nweda hand over to the next most senior in the office.

He also directed one Dr UA Udu should take over as Acting Auditor-General for local government until further notice.

He added that ‘all handover and takeover should be concluded before the close of work on 13 July 2020.’

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