The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has condemned the fraudulent act committed by one of his Senior Special Assistant, Abidemi Rufai, at the United States of America.
In a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Kunle Somorin, the governor, in view of the gravity of the allegations against Rufai, ordered the immediate suspension of the accused appointee.
“The Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has received the very disturbing news of the arrest of one of his political appointees, Mr Abidemi Rufai, in New York over alleged unemployment benefits fraud in the United States.
“In view of the gravity of these allegations, the Governor has ordered the immediate suspension of the accused appointee.
“The Governor wishes to restate his commitment to an open, transparent, accountable and morally upright Administration and will not condone any act bordering on criminality by anyone.”