February 22, 2018

Gov. Ganduje accepts Accountant General’s resignation

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje‎ of Kano State has accepted the resignation of the state Accountant-General, Hajiya Aisha Bello who resigned volunterily on Thursday.

This is contained in a statement signed by the state commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba‎ and made available to newsmen in Kano on Thursday.

The Governor thanked Bello for the service she rendered to the state as Commissioner of Budget and later Accountant General of the state.

He then wished her God’s guidance in her future endeavours.

The statement added that the Director, Treasury in the Ministry of Finance, Malam Shehu Mu’azu, would serve as the Acting Accountant General.

The statement further added that thorough investigation of the management of state finances including contracts payment, salary payments and alleged salary deduction, among others, by the state Public Complaints and Anti Curruption Commission will continue.

“Government takes appropriate necessary measures on the management of the offices of the Accountant General and Sub-Treasurer pending the final conclusion of the investigations,” it added.

Newsmen recalled that the Accountant-General, Hajiya Aisha Bello, on Thursday tendered her resignation to the Kano State governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje even though she did not state reason for her action.