Gov. Kefas sets up committee to recover stolen state assets


BY ABDULKADIR M. LAWAM, JULY 19, 2023 | 11:01 AM

Agbu Kefas, Governor of Taraba has constituted a committee for the recovery of all stolen assets of the state.

Barr. Gebon Kataps, secretary to the state government, SSG announced this in a statement on Tuesday.

According to him, the committee is saddled with the responsibility of assessing and recovering all the stolen assets.

'The committee is to ascertain the number of movable and immovable assets in Kaduna, including the liaison office in Lagos, Abuja and any other part of the Federal Capital Territory.

'The governor, who is bent on recovering all the state stolen assets, directed the committee to make an overall assessment of the monetary value of each asset, as well as the suitability of usage of each asset by the state government,' the SSG said.

He explained that the committee, which has four weeks to submit its reports to the government, was also directed to make appropriate recommendations to the state government.

The committee is chaired by Major General Habila Vintenaba and Saleh Aji as its secretary.

Other members are Rtd Colonel Nwunuke Agyo, Rtd Navy Captain Atiku Bakari, Professor Mahmud Hamid Umar and Fatima Hassan, among others nominees.

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