Abia State Government has stated it observed with dismay the refusal and or negligence on the part of the Bursar of Abia State Polytechnic, Aba to open a Treasury Single Account for all inflow of financial payments into the Coffers of the Institution as directed by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.
A statement made available to IGBERE TV by Barr Eze Chikamnayo, Honourable Commissioner for Information and Strategy Abia State said the opening of a TSA inflow account with a reputable Bank is a precondition for the release of the 450 million Naira which Government has approved to kick-start the process of offsetting all salary arrears owed to it’s staff.
According to the statement, “the benefit of a Treasury Single Account is to ensure transparency and accountability in expenditure and help to minimize revenue leakages that have been a major challenge to the growth and development of the Abia State Polytechnic, Aba.”
“Government, therefore, hereby directs the Bursar of the Abia State Polytechnic Aba to open that account within 24 Hours or risk immediate Suspension from Office as his refusal and or negligence is delaying the remittance of the 450 million and other funds meant for the Polytechnic.”
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