ASABA______Delta State government has said all political appointees must declare their assets on or before August 28, 2020.
A statement titled, “DECLARATION OF ASSETS BY PUBLIC OFFICE HOLDERS,” signed by the Director of Information in the state, Dona Obuseh and made available to Newsden on Wednesday in Asaba, added that permanent secretaries are also affected.
“It is hereby announced for the information of the general public particularly political office holders and permanent secretaries that the Office of the Secretary to the State Government, will on Monday, August 28, 2020, commence enforcement of compliance of assets declaration as a precondition for processing of claims due to them.
“Consequently, the Office of the Secretary to State Government has directed that public office holders and permanent secretaries who are yet to declare their assets to obtain Assets Declaration Forms from the Code of Conduct Bureau and ensure that the forms are duly completed and submitted to the bureau not later than August 28, 2020.
“Public office holders and permanent secretaries should know that the Office of the Secretary to the State Government will ensure that all concerned officers, tender evidence of assets declaration as a precondition for further processing of claims.
“Accordingly, political office holders and permanent secretaries are by this announcement advised to take note and be guided,” the statement read.