The Bauchi state Police Command has arrested two staff of the Bauchi State Board of Internal revenue over allegation of corruption.
The Acting Chairman of the Board Yakub Isa confirmed the arrest of the officials while speaking to newsmen in his office
Isa said, “the police wrote us that two of our staff, one on level fourteen and the other on level ten have been arrested and being investigated”.
He said that he doesn’t have the details of what might have transpired leading to the arrest of the two officials saying that they are waiting the outcome of the investigation.
Yakub said, that as a Board they value integrity and a situation where the public will view a tax collector as a trustworthy person and pledged the loyalty of the Board to the current administration towards revenue generation by blocking all loopholes through which government revenue are misused.
When Contacted the police public relations officer Bauchi state Command Haruna Mohammed said he was going to confirm from the criminal investigation department whether the staff of the revenue Board are in their custody.
Meanwhile, four top management Staff of the State Universal Basic Education Board has been removed following irregularities that led to the death of two pregnant teachers during screening expertise.
In a statement by a press secretary to Governor Mohammed Abubakar, Abubakar Al-Sadique, said they were removed following a delay in the payment of the salary of the local education authority and resultant restiveness.
According the statement staff include the permanent secretary Alhaji Ya’u. Garba, Director of Administration and Human Resource Alhaji Haruna Bako, Director of Finance and account Alhaji Umar Jaja and the internal auditor Adamu Mohammed.