Oyo state Governor Seyi Makinde has revealed plans to commission the state anti corruption agency (OYACA) next week with the full confidence that his administration would continue to guarantee transparency accountability and prudent management of public trust in the state.
The Governor made this known when he received in his office on a courtesy visit the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN) and members of its governing council.
Reacting to report on ICAN accountability index report that rated the state low in 2017 and 2018, Governor Seyi Makinde explained that his administration had begun mapping a new course based on what was met on ground from the former administration with accountability being inviolable.
The Governor also promised to deliberate on the request from ICAN appealing that a favourable grade level as entry point for chartered accountant employed to the civil service should be reconsidered.
Earlier the president of ICAN, Dame Onome Joy Adewuyi said the Oyo state anti corruption agency functions were in line with the vision of ICAN hinged on accountability, adding that the ICAN accountability index would be a good framework to assist the state in its scoring and rating base on fiscal transparency in line with best practices.
Highpoint of the event was the presentation of ten million naira from the state government to ICAN for its Ibadan and district society secretariat.