Yobe Assembly halts screening of Kaitafi as prospective revenue board chairman
The Yobe State House of Assembly has suspended the screening of Mr. Sani Kaitafi as chairman of the state Internal Revenue Board to carry out some oversight functions in the board.
A statement signed by the DG, Press and Media Affairs to Governor Mai mala Buni said Speaker of the assembly, Alhaji ALawan Mirwa, revealed the suspension to the Yobe State Governor via message.
The house advised the state government to halt further actions and maintain the status quo pending the conclusion of the oversight function and approval of the appointment.
“The assembly wants to be on the same page with the executive arm before the commencement of new leadership of the board” he said.
Alh. Mirwa said the oversight function is intended to strengthen revenue generation and block all leakages.
He assured the readiness of the assembly to work with the executive arm of government for the development of the state.