Offa TIC Chairman Slap Treasurer, Chase Him To Sign A Cheque Of N150m


Hon Jare Olatundun, the TIC chairman of Offa Local Government, and the council Treasurer Shehu Abdullahi,  turned Offa council Secretariat to a Marathon stadium over a cheque of N150m .

It was gathered that the chairman sent for the treasurer and ordered him to sign a cheque of N150m without a proper explanation on what the fund is meant for.

Meanwhile, the treasurer refused to sign the cheque and left the chairman office.

It was said that Mr Olatundun has failed to give proper account of funds earlier withdrew from Offa local government accounts, before he sent for the treasurer to sign another cheque.

A source who witness the event told  Afrika Eyes that the treasurer was not really comfortable with the chairman decision and said, " I am a civil servant and i can't continue to signed any cheque that i won't be able to defend in case we have issues with EFCC."

He said the statement did not go well with the TIC chairman and out of annoyance gave the treasurer a dirty slap.

"It was on this note that the TIC chairman started chasing him round the secretariat premises, it took the efforts of other staff within the local government before the TIC chairman left him alone," he said.

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