Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has signed and transmitted the Executive Bill on the establishment of the state anti-corruption agency to the House of Assembly.
At a brief signing ceremony, which held at the Executive Chamber of the Governor’s Office and witnessed by top government functionaries, Makinde said he was sending the executive bill to the lawmakers, owing to his promise the people that there would be zero-tolerance to corruption under his watch.
Functionaries at the signing ceremony include the Deputy Governor Rauf Olaniyan, Chief of Staff Chief Bisi Ilaka, the Head of Service, Mrs. Amidat Agboola, Governors Chief Press Secretary Mr. Taiwo Adisa, Special Advisers Mr. Jide Ajani (Media) and Mr. Samuel Adejumo (Legislative Matters), Permanent Secretaries among others.
Makinde, while appealing to the people not to attach any political colourations to the move, noted that corruption does not know any party, but had succeeded in stagnating the state.
He warned the Permanent Secretaries at the event and others serving in various positions to be ready to give an account of what is put in their trust should the need be, as soon as the law gets the legislative backing.