Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai over the weekend disclosed that his administration has discovered N4billion hidden in 470 different accounts in 23 commercial banks.
El-Rufai who was represented by his deputy, Barnabbas Bala, made the disclosure at the Third Town Hall Meeting, initiated by the government to interface with the people of Southern Kaduna senatorial district. He said but for the adoption of the Single Treasury Account system, nobody would have traced and discovered the accounts or recovered the said money; PUNCH reports
”With the system, we have been able to trace and discover the sum of N4bn in different account names in 23 banks. The STA is to ensure that public funds are traceable and for the sake of accountability in the state.”