The Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has suspended another aide over fraud related scandal instituted against him in New York.
According to a press release issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Kunle Somorin and obtained by Tropic Reporters correspondent in Abeokuta today.
Somorin said that Rufai is an appointee of the Ogun State Government, saying Abiodun cannot be held responsible for his conducts.
Somorin said, “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”.