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Government sacks auditor general

The Cross River State Government has sacked the State’s Auditor General, Mr John Odey.

The newly sworn-in governor, Senator Bassey Otu relieved Odey, of his duties with immediate effect.

The governor, through the Chairman of the State Civil Service Commission, Mr. Oko Inaku, delivered the termination letter to Mr. Odey, instructing him to hand over his responsibilities to the Director of Administration.

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“I have been directed by His Excellency, the Governor, to request your retirement with immediate effect,” wrote Mr. Oko in the letter addressed to the Auditor General.

The official statement further announced that the Director of Administration would assume the role of the head of the Audit Department “until further notice.”

The Cross River State Government expressed gratitude for Mr. Odey’s service and extended wishes for a successful retirement.

It is worth noting that Governor Otu recently dismissed the Auditor General for Local Government, Mrs. Franca Inok, in a similar manner last Friday.

Doris Israel Ijeoma is a journalist with special interest in politics, entertainment, tech and digital marketing. For inquiries, you can reach her via 08097099378.

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