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Journalists Amazed as Ogun State Accountant General Runs From Questioning

By IWPR Nigeria

 

 

 

    

 

 

The Ogun State Accountant-General, Mr. Seye Senfuye took to his heels when journalists approached him to speak on what transpired between him and the authority of the House of Assembly following his invitation by the House leadership. 
 
Mr Senfuye had appeared before the assembly to answer some questions on the finances of the state during the last days in office of the immediate past governor, Gbenga Daniel. He was interrogated behind closed doors by the lawmakers. 
 
After the indoor questioning which lasted for over one hour, the accountant-general was allowed to leave. As the journalists followed him with questions, Mr Senfuye took to his heels as if in a race to join his driver who was already waiting for him downstairs, and was driven off immediately.
 
Journalists were equally astonished when in June 2009, the former Accountant General of the state, Babatunde Salawu, appeared before the state house of assembly and displayed total ignorance of the financial transactions of Governor Gbenga Daniel. 
 
On that occasion, Salawu answered ‘I don’t know’ or ‘I don’t have the answer’ to every question he was asked by the lawmakers. 

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