Misappropriation: Acting Kagarko LG chairmen debunks allegation against suspended chairman

The acting chairman, of Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Hon. Mustapha Jidado has debunked the allegation of misappropriation of funds against the suspended chairman of the council.

In a letter obtained by our correspondent titled: Re: Kagarko Local Government Area Auditor’s Report on Review of Capital Projects From January 2022 to June 2023 directed to the Auditor General of the State, said the contract reviewed to the tune of Eighty-six million, two hundred and eleven thousand, six hundred and eighteen naira, twenty-six kobo (86,211,618.26) was as a result of omission of major items in the initial bills of quantity (BOQ), increase in the scope of work and changes in the prices of goods and services.
”Recourse was made to the Kaduna State Public Procurement Agency (KADPPA) for the review
”Vetting and subsequent approval were granted while Retention fees in respect of contracts paid were duly deducted and complied with 10% financial memorandum, ” The letter disclosed.

While on the Eighty Million, Three Hundred and twenty thousand naira (80,329,000), he said approval was given because of the urgency of need and public demand of work involved for the direct labour.

Ours corresponds observed based on the documents obtained, all the projects have their clearance from the Kaduna State Public Procurement Authority (KADPPA).

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