FAYOSE SACKS EKITI REVENUE BOSS OVER ALLEGED FRAUD

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Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose has sacked the Chairman of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Ropo Ogunjobi over multimillion Naira fraud allegedly uncovered in the agency. Although the amount involved could not be immediately ascertained Friday, the fraud angered Fayose which made him to relieve Ogunjobi who also doubled as his Special Adviser on Revenue Matters.

A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Modupe Alade said Ogunjobi was removed for “negligence.” Two other persons were apprehended by agents of the state government and immediately handed over the suspects to the Police. Investigations reveal that perpetrators include some staff of the board that collaborates with outsiders to commit the crime.

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