Updated: Katsina Assembly to summons commissioners of Finance, Accountant, others over this alleged fraud
Katsina State House of Assembly committee on Ecological fund and environment said they will enquire from the stakeholders of the ecological fund matters on the state of the ecological fund of the state.
The speaker of the House, Alhaji Aliyu Sabi’u Muduru announced the house resolution after the house unanimously endorsed a motion presented before it by the House committee chairman on Ecological fund and environment, Yakubu Sulaiman Tsanni a member representing Batagarawa.
In the motion, he seeks for the house indulgence to summons those responsible for managing the funds in the state.
He said: “Mr Speaker and my colleagues, with reference to the section 8 sub section 1a and b; and section 129 and sub section 1a and c, I want this house to summons the Commissioners of Finance, Environment, Local government and chieftaincy affairs and Accountant General of the state to appear before the house so as to clarify all the gray areas and also why these monies of the funds where not been paid for long.”
Earlier, Honorable Yakubu sought for the House intervention as regards to the ecological hazard facing many local communities in the state.
He also stated on the floor of the house that many of the community members are now finding it difficult to go about their normal life due to the challenges they faces which are in most cases as a result of ecologically driven especially during the raining season. He also outlined the constitutional provision as well as government bodies responsible to that effect.