Nigeria/May 26, 2019/Agency Report /No Comment/134 views /nigeria Adamawa governor-elect to probe outgoing govt, says ready to step on toes – Premium Times Nigeriashare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelAhmadu Fintiri, the Adamawa Governor-elect, says he is ready to step on toes to address injustice against the people of the state by the outgoing administration of Governor Jibrilla Bindow. Mr Fintiri made this known on Saturday in Yola while receiving a report by a 67-member State Transition Committee. He said findings by the committee revealed lots of breeches and mismanagement of government’s funds that needed to be looked into. “We shall rise and boldly face the challenges, fully conscious that we were voted to fix them. We will not turn a blind eye to breaches of the law, mismanagement of funds, or abuse of privilege. ALSO READ Lady Gaga, Cardi B stun at ‘Camp’ themed Met Gala Night“Adamawa State, our only home has been battered and bruised but I am optimistic that it will heal. “Let me restate the call on our people to join hands in the task of correcting the ills of the past. In doing so, we shall not hesitate to step on toes where public interest has been compromised. “As a corrective government popularly elected by the people, we will not hesitate to step on toes in the interest and advancement of public good,” Mr Fintiri said. While lamenting that the outgoing administration received about N332 billion federal allocation with nothing much to show, Mr Fintiri said his administration would look into the report in detail with the aim of implementing its salient recommendations. ALSO READ One dead, 14 injured as Bauchi dubar turns bloody - Premium Times NigeriaPresenting the report earlier, the Chairman of the committee, Aliyu Ismaila, said the outgoing administration messed up the state in various sectors and is leaving a debt of N115 billion. “It is disheartening to note that the outgoing government had, from inception, always been taking over-draft to augment salary payments while internally generated revenue were being collected but not applied judiciously in the interest of tax payers in the state. ALSO READ Van Dijk not eying Messi's crown as world's best | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News“While also the government had failed to create businesses for the state and even resort to the sales of state-owned assets in corporate organizations simply to service personal interest, ” he said. Mr Ismaila said that the committee found out that some of the lands sold by the outgoing administration included school land and a historical German cemetery of 1948. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mr Fintiri of PDP defeated Governor Bindow of APC in the general election.(NAN) Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:nigeria share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleValencia defeat Barcelona to win Copa del Rey – Premium Times Nigerianext articleANALYSIS: How Buhari failed to solve Nigeria’s energy crisis in his first term – Premium Times NigeriaRelated Posts434 shares Nigeria/June 16, 2019 /No Comment Nigeria must learn from Rwandan genocide, says Gambari | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News436 shares Nigeria/June 16, 2019 /No Comment New poll shows Trump trailing Biden and four other Democrats | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World NewsSweden cruise past Thailand to make Women’s World Cup last 16 | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News‘Life-changing’ surgery gives Murray cause for optimism | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World NewsPompeo vows US will guarantee passage through Strait of Hormuz | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World NewsTravel Guide: What To Do If You Had 10 Days In South AfricaGov. Ihedioha wins in Appeal Court – Daily Post NigeriaIAAF Diamond League: Blessing Okagbare wins in Rabat – Premium Times NigeriaIAAF Diamond League: Blessing Okagbare wins in Rabat – Premium Times Nigeria2019 election: PDP reacts to EU reports on general polls – Daily Post Nigeria Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.