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Aregbesola Senate moves to probe Osun Gov over bailout

It was gathered that President Muhammadu Buhari may have asked the Senate to probe Aregbesola and other governors.

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Governor of Osun state, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola


The Senate has made a move to probe Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State and other governors over how the bailout given to them by the Federal Government was spent.

According to Punch, President Muhammadu Buhari may have asked the Senate to investigate how the bailout was spent by the Governors.

It was gathered the Senate President, Bukola Saraki ordered the Senate Committee on State and Local Government Administration to probe how Aregbesola applied the N34.988,900 given to it by the Central Bank of Nigeria as bailout to pay workers’ salaries.

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Consequently, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on States and Local Government Administration, Senator Abdullahi A. Gumel, informed the Governor that the Senate committee would visit the state on December 7 for the investigation.

Gumel communicated this to Aregbesola through a letter dated  November 3, 2016.

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