The EDSG has approved the stepping aside of
the council chairman of Etsako West Local Government Area, Hon Yakubu Musa to enable a thorough investigation into an alleged theft of N48M missing from the council treasury.
It was gathered that every month money running into millions of Naira was siphoned from the local government treasury. This worrisome development was noticed by the council boss who decided to make an official report to the State Government.
Preliminary investigations pointed to a certain level 2 officer as the mastermind behind the mysterious disappearance of the huge sum.
The level 2 officer is presently detained by the police as further investigations into the theft is carried out.
The council boss was asked to step aside to enable an investigation without any interference.
This is a developing story , more details to follow