Katsina State Governor, Rt. Hon. Aminu Masari on Monday inaugurated four committees to probe the administration of his predecessor, Alhaji Ibrahim Shema.
The agencies and departments under probe are: the state Road Maintenance Agency (KASROMA), Department of Girl-child Education, Millennium Development Goals (MDG/SURE-P) and Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB).
The committee chairmen are; Alhaji Abdu Kanti, KASROMA, Dr Kabir Matazu, SUBEB, Abdullahi Imam, MDG’s/SURE-P and Mariya Abdullahi, Girl-child education department.
Masari, who inaugurated the committees, directed them to ascertain locations, state of projects or programmes executed by the affected agencies between 2011 and 2015.
He also directed them to determine whether the funds earmarked for the projects were judiciously used, and advise the government accordingly.
The Governor charged the committee members to put aside sentiments in the discharge of the assignment and explained that the probe was not aimed at witch-hunting anybody.
According to him, the probe is necessary to assist the administration establish more vibrant institutions dedicated to the service of the state.
The probe panels are mandated to submit their report within three weeks of their inauguration.