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The new governor of Ogun state, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to hold accountable anyone found culpable of misusing public fund.
Abiodun added that his government would also review any suspected misuse of the state commonwealth by either an individual or organisation.
Abiodun who was sworn-in on Wednesday alongside his deputy, Noimot Salako-Oyedele by the state Chief Justice, Mosunmola Dipeolu at MKO stadium in Abeokuta maintained that his Administration would focus on the activities that would have positive impacts on the people.
The governor, however, reiterated that all on-going projects in the State will be completed by his administration based on its benefit to the people’s priorities and the available funds.
He said, “Let me reiterate for the umpteenth time, that all on-going projects in the State will be completed by my Administration, based on the benefits to the people’s priorities and available funds.
“This Administration is focused on the present that positively impacts our people and a future that is even brighter.
“Nonetheless, as the Trustee of the people, the Administration will also not hesitate to review any suspected misuse of the commonwealth and hold accountable any individual or organisation found culpable”.
Speaking on declaration by public office holders, Abiodun said his administration would establish Projects and Services Delivery and Monitoring Unit to monitor their activities in government.
He added that the team will also monitor the benchmarks for service delivery in all government agencies and alert the government from any deviation from expectations.
He said, “Many pious declarations by public office holders and beautifully crafted strategy documents have fallen short of delivery for lack of effective monitoring and evaluation, and feedback system on the outcomes and impacts on the intended beneficiaries.
“Our Administration is committed to ensuring that our good intentions translate to visible and measurable benefits for the citizenry.
“In this regard, a Projects and Services Delivery and Monitoring Unit will be established in the Governor’s office to define and monitor benchmarks for service delivery in all government agencies.
“It will also monitor all our initiatives and projects, create dashboards that track progress and alerts about any deviation from expectations”.