Oyo agency arrests civil servants, others over alleged N4.8b fraud


The Oyo State Anti-Corruption Agency (OYACA) has announced that it has arrested some civil servants.

The agency noted that some retired civil servants were also arrested by the agency over alleged fraudulent contracts awarded in 2018.

DAILY POST recalls that Oyo State Anti-Corruption Agency (OYACA) was established by Governor Seyi Makinde.

Chairman of the agency, Justice Eni Esan confirmed that the agency arrested some suspects.

The chairman made this disclosure on Wednesday.

She said that the suspects committed the fraud at the Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA).

Esaan added that the fraud committed by the suspects involved the payment of the sum of N4.8billion to the three private companies, but that the companies failed to deliver the project.

“The Oyo State Anti-Corruption Agency (OYACA) has nabbed some retired and serving top civil servants of Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA) for complicity in a fraudulent contract awarded in 2018,” she said.