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Over Mismanagement Of Assets, Kwara Assembly Orders Harmony Holdings Board Dissolve

Kwara House of Assembly on Tuesday ordered the immediate dissolution of the board and management of Harmony Holdings Limited over alleged misappropriation of Kwara Government Assets in Abuja, Kwara, Lagos and Kaduna states

The order was part of the resolutions of the House after adopting the report of its Ad-hoc Committee on Allegations of Misappropriation Relating to Government Assets under the care of Harmony Holdings Limited.

The House in its resolution after the presentation of the report by the Chairman of the Committee and the House leader, Hassan Oyeleke called for the appointment of new Board and Management for the company.

The Lawmakers urged Governor AbdulFatah Ahmed to consider appointing highly experienced and business orientated personnel for the management of board of Harmony Holdings.

The House also urged the Governor to immediately appoint an Administrator for the Holdings inline with provision of Company and Allied Matters Act to take charge of properties and account of the firm.

The Speaker, Dr Ali Ahmad while reading the resolutions of the the house ordered one Mr Sanni Adebayo who is an executive director of Harmony Holdings to refund the sum of N20 million naira market value of a land he acquired

The Land is located at at Casement road, GRA in llorin, the state Capital and was also directed to pay another sum of N500,000 as rent due within 90 days.

The House as part of resolutions directed the State Ministry of Justice to determine all monies paid into the personal account of Mr Sanni Adebayo and refunded to the State Government coffers within 90 days.

The House directed the current tenant of the Tourist Kitchen in Ilorin to vacate the property Withi 21 working days while the state ministry of Justice fine tune all legal technicalities and award the property to new client.

The Speaker, charged the Ad-hoc Committee to investigate ownership status of Patigi Regatta Hotel, Stadium Shopping Complex and Gateway Plaza Abuja and report back in eight weeks time.

The News Agency of Nigeria NAN reports that the House inaugurated an ad-hoc committee over six months ago to investigate alleged misappropriation of state Government Assets.

Also during Tuesday's plenary, a bill on the prohibition of Dealings in Human Parts was passed .

The bill which was a private sponsored by Abdulrosheed Taiwo (APC, Owode-Onire) was passed after clause by clause consideration at the committee of the whole house.

The Speaker directed the clerk of the House Alhaji Mohammed Katsina to prepare a clean copy of the bill for the governor's assent.


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