OYACA Begins Investigating Corruption Petitions

The Oyo State Anti-Corruption Agency (OYACA) has begun investigating the petitions on corruption sent to the agency by concerned members of the public.

The OYACA Chairperson, Honorable Justice Eni Esan stated this in a press release made available to the press today. The press release also shared that the agency will thoroughly probe all petitions sent and prosecute individuals found guilty at the end of their investigation.

She stated that the aim of OYACA is to limit unnecessary government spending and expressed her determination to limit and ultimately put an end to public office holders and government workers stealing funds.

She commended the Oyo State public for the petitions they sent in so far and urged them to continue to forward their petitions to the agency so that the Oyo State Government could continue to effectively fight corruption

“The agency has already commenced investigation into cases of corruption and mismanagement of public assets and properties, this is in order to put a stop to corruptive tendencies in our society, especially among those saddled with the responsibility of holding public offices or serving the public at various offices.”

“Due diligence will be done in our investigations and the next level after investigation will be prosecution of the individual or body found wanting for any fraudulent act or financial misconduct.”

“We are using this opportunity to call on the members of the public to submit their petitions against any act of corruption or fraudulent act that can affect the workings of the government and indirectly, the welfare of the people of Oyo State” she said.

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