In response to the accusations of alleged witch-hunt and nepotism by some people within the office, the Auditor-General of the Federation (AGF), has ascertain that the recent redeployment of staff in the office is to promote efficiency and accountability,
The OAuGF Head of Press Eme Oqua. disclosed this in a statement.
She explained “I wish to set the records straight in view of unsubstantiated allegations of misconduct by some faceless individuals.
“Section 85 of the constitution empowers the Auditor-General to exercise his powers without recourse to any other authority.
“It was in exercise of such powers that the AuGF has been redeploying staff to areas that are commensurate to their grade levels, experiences andqualifications,” she said.
She said that such postings and redeployments were done irrespective of ethnic or religious background of affected staff members.
“His personal aides and core support staff cut across ethnic, political, religious and geographical divides, ” she said.
She said that allegation of alteration of seniority of the directors was also baseless and unfounded.
“The public is, therefore, enjoined to always crosscheck facts with the OAuGF on the phone number, 2348110088888,” she said.