Katsina State Commissioner for local governments and chieftaincy affairs -Alhaji Abdulkadir Ahmad Zakka has summoned 25 workers from Mashi local government to the ministry for clarification over alleged of public fund mismanagement.
The affected workers includes serving and retired public servants of the area. The commissioner gave the directive when he visited the local government following the report of the committee set up by the ministry to investigate the alleged discrepancies from the year 2013 to date.
The commissioner wo was accompanied by the member of the committee -Alhaji Mansur Ali Mashi also directed the treasurer of the local government to produce the pay role documents of the affected staff from 2013 to date.
Zakka who assured to be fair on the issue also warned that anybody found wanting will be punished. He however added that the salaries of the affected staff will be suspended pending the outcome of the investigation.